On most every other day you'd be reading health pundits lecture you about how fat you are and how that extra snack time at the office is slowly killing you. But consider today a holiday from all that health-nut public relations shaming and go get yourself a big, fat sugary donut -- or 12. Today is N ... More >>
The problem with Muscle Milk is that it tastes really good (applies more to the carton version than the powdered version). Sure, it's a satisfying reward after a tough workout, possibly instilling a kind of Pavlovian mechanism that increases the desire to pump iron. But more than that, it tastes soo ... More >>
Each week we take a quick, cautious look at what's going on with televised cooking. This week: Not My Mama's Meals, a half-hour psych pop quiz, Wednesdays at 9 p.m. on the Cooking Channel. In Not My Mama's Meals, the Cooking Channel convinces Paula Deen's son Bobby to remake her death-food in a ma ... More >>
Stuffed with jelly?Pairing a doughnut with most any food item other than coffee can lead to meals even Elvis couldn't countenance. But San Francisco's Alcatraz Landing Cafe has broken ground by creating a pairing even Elvis would not wear. It's the doughnuts and tight, short shorts one-stop shopp ... More >>
Mona C./YelpFor all the buzz, the carny-themed restaurant in Hayes Valley looks pretty much like every other budget bistro in town.Like a carnival barker's patter, Straw has been hard to resist. Long before it opened late last month, the blogosphere was atwitter with anticipation about this h ... More >>
This Just In: Radio-Wave-Borne Computer Messages Discovered In SF Office ComplexIn Year's Deadest News Week, TV Reports There's WiFi in an Office ComplexThe week between Christmas and New Year's is the news businesses' deadest. Bureaucrats, politicians and business honchos aren't in their offices ... More >>
Like absolutely anything used as a base for bacon, the doughnut burger ― two Krispy Kremes bracketing a greasy meat puck ― is a potent American meme. Mistress of the meme: Paula Deen, who in 2008 managed to combine bacon and the doughnut burger in an immortal moment of television excess. Tomor ... More >>
Music celebrities continue to be a fertile source of inspiration for sandwich makers across the nation. Behold some incredibly strange examples of a growing art form; call it an iTunes eatlist. The star: Lady Gaga The sandwich: Fried cod sticks, avocado, roll The location: Hapa Ramen, San F ... More >>
This Is Why You're FatStrangely appealing: The Lord of The Rings.Chuck that snack of organic local strawberries and settle in for the ride. The Web site This Is Why You're Fat (tagline: Where Dreams Become Heart Attacks) is scary, icky, and funny, all at once. What is it? A reader-submitted catalog ... More >>
The first one is free; the second'll cost yaTomorrow is National Doughnut Day. Mark the occasion by grabbing a free sinker at Krispy Kreme (1575 Sullivan at Washington, Daly City), which is open 24 hours. Bonus gluttony points and undying respect to anyone who pairs this outing with a swing pa ... More >>
Throughout my television-viewing life there have been certain programs that I've obsessed over, planned my schedule around, discussed with my fellow zealots over water cooler and barstool and, in short, made a point to watch without fail, but nowadays there's only one show I can't live without, Top ... More >>
Sixth Annual Yoga Journal San Francisco Conference January 16-19, 2009 Hyatt Regency Review and Photos by Sam Prestianni Better Than: Reading Yoga Journal while scarfing down Krispy Kreme doughnuts in front of a dancing Krishna. Yoga Journal's sixth annual conference -- an outsized gathering of ro ... More >>
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You want one. You know you do.
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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
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