Giving you a delicious dose of the weird and wonderful things going on in the world of food . . .
Compliments of the House. German tourist claims to find bloody tampon in steak at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York.
A $14 Popov Martini. Clubs throughout the city fined for secretly replacing top-shelf liquors with cheap substitutes.
Don’t go messin’ with my honey. Florida dictates stringent purity standards for honey
Corroborating Kikkoman. Scientists confirm existence of the “umami” taste receptor, enhancing our experience of certain meals.
At least we know the chicken came before this egg: Dominic Wilcox creates a genetically modified egg that can function as its own cup.
If you can’t take the heat, get out of my kitchen! Jennifer Maiser’s book accounts for the importance of compatibility in selecting your cooking partners.
Out of sight, out of mind. Desperate restaurants turn to crude means to hide notices of closure by order of the Department of Health.
From Per Se to CPK. Ruth Madoff’s expired coupons get declined when she dines at California Pizza Kitchen.
What’s your beef? Actor Sam Neill’s latest commercial for Australia’s meat industry engenders backlash from PETA.
The student gourmand. College students increasingly turn to cooking in their dorm room to satisfy concerns for health, cost and taste.
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