Passersby in a small English town were ready to phone police after they saw what appeared to be the dead body of a woman floating down a river.
As I waited for Angela Dimayuga, executive chef at Mission Chinese Food, to answer the phone, all I could think was, “Why am I calling her to ask her about tape?” Related: 50 Recipes Better than Going out to the 50 Best Restaurants She’s one of the best chefs in Manhattan—I could have asked her about her grandmother’s sausage-stuffed chicken or her Filipino influence on the MCF menu, why her funky, fish sauce-y mapo tofu tastes so good, or really anything else. When we brought the comments to the attention of our test kitchen chef, Josh Cohen, and his assistant chef that day, Chris Roberts, they dove into a rant that lasted the better part of an hour.
It’s not easy being cheesy. So Cheetos is giving a go at adding another flavor profile to their snack lineup: Sweetos.
A pair of hands in blue surgical gloves slowly draws a scalpel through the soft surface of a Reese’s, then replacing the peanut butter with the frosting innards of an Oreo. Welcome to the world of the Food Surgeon.
Wisconsin is the nation’s indisputable capital of cheese, making nearly 3 billion pounds of the stuff last year and accounting for more than 25 percent of the nation’s total cheese production. Perhaps unsurprisingly, criminals just can’t resist taking a bite out of such a lucrative market: Dairy-loving thieves in Germantown, Wisc. nabbed a refrigerated tractor-trailer loaded down with $70,000 worth of cheese on Friday, the Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel reported. The heist took place at D&G Transportation, a Germantown-based trucking company that handles nationwide freight for the food industry.
On or around Jan. 25 every year, poetry and whisky lovers around the world celebrate Burns Night, honoring the birthday of the writer Robert Burns. Considered the national poet of Scotland, he lived in the late 1700s and is best known for writing “Auld Lang Syne.” The night is commemorated with Burns suppers, and a central component to the suppers is haggis, a traditional pudding which, frankly, scares off many American diners.
They play with Cam Newton, the league’s likely MVP, on a team that will host the NFC title game on Sunday. “Oh, it’s definitely an advantage,” said Panthers defensive end Mario Addison, who is a frequent visitor to the Waffle House in Charlotte. “Country ham, four eggs-scrambled—with cheese.” MORE: Dessert Plates That Sweeten any Dinner At times, it seems like the Panthers huddle at Waffle House as often as they do on the field. Newton considers himself a regular at all times of the year, while running back Jonathan Stewart and fullback Mike Tolbert are frequent patrons during training camp.
The pizza house is a cheesier, carb-filled version of a gingerbread house made with three different types of pizzas and some careful preparation.
Remember, folks: McDonald’s does not cater weddings. “I used to work at a McDonalds and one time I had a chick order five McChickens… without the chicken patty. "My mate works at McDonald’s. I got a call from him a while ago at like 11pm.
2. Lounging on Top of the Cabinets Why do I hang out in that space between the top of the kitchen cabinets and the ceiling, you ask? Well, I could turn it around and ask you a few questions.
This is one biscuit that’s worth a whole lot of dough. A cracker that survived the sinking of the Titanic was sold for $22,968 at an auction in England. The Spillers and Bakers Pilot cracker, from a lifeboat survival pack, was dubbed by auctioneer Andrew Aldridge the “world’s most valuable biscuit.” MORE: 5 Ways Fruit and Vegetables Have Changed Over Centuries It was purchased by a collector in Greece, according to the BBC, during an auction of several items and photographs from the Titanic at the auction house Henry Aldridge and Sons.
By Natsuko Mazany All of us have our share of phobias, whether they’re sharks, snakes, or even butterflies (thanks a lot, Spongebob). However, there are a select few who find the sight of certain foods absolutely terrifying. Here are 7 strange food phobias that you might have without even knowing it… MORE: The Fear of Eating Alone is Real 1. Lachanophobia (luh-can-uh-fo-biah) – Fear of Vegetables Those who have lachanophobia find the sight of any or all vegetables terrifying.
Folks in China are trying to figure out the origins of a new trend that has all the cool kids affixing plastic plants to their heads. According to the New York Times, clipping plastic bean sprouts, flowers, gourds or any other kind of vegetation to your crown is what’s hot in the streets. The only problem? It seems like no one in all of China, a country with more than a billion people, knows where the trend came from.
Whether you’re starting college with a random roommate or going back to live with your best buddy, sometimes you’ve got to worry about your favorite snacks being robbed.
Over the last few years several restaurants have started operating from prisons, catering to a clientele of adrenaline foodies. They come for the rush and the novelty — and stay for the food.
To celebrate their 4 millionth visitor, the Cup Noodle Museum in Yokohama, Japan has unveiled an unexpected product: ramen-flavored ice cream.
Everyone knows Sour Cream & Onion Pringles, but these wacky flavors, like White Chocolate Peppermint, can be found around the globe.
Chinese authorities have seized thousands of bottles of spirits laced with chemicals used to make erectile dysfunction drugs such as Viagra.
UFO watchers are in a tizzy over the discovery of an ancient skeleton with an elongated skull that resembles an ALIEN. The humanoid skeleton was unearthed from a site known as Russia’s Stonehenge and it is being heralded as proof that aliens visited Earth thousands of years ago. Researcher Maria Makurova told Russian news agency TASS: “We have found a well preserved skeleton.
Have you ever found shards of something that looks like glass in your tuna? Good news — you don't need to be alarmed, according to Bumble Bee.