The tricky economics of all you can eat buffets


Few things epitomize America more than the all-you-can-eat buffet. For a small fee, you’re granted unencumbered access to a wonderland of gluttony. It is a place where saucy meatballs and egg rolls share the same plate without prejudice, where a tub of chocolate pudding finds a home on the salad bar, where variety and quantityContinue reading “The tricky economics of all you can eat buffets”

Turkey on Turkey Day? No Thanks! “Sorry not Sorry”


Tomorrow, there will be complete meltdowns, screaming, shouting and possibly fighting all over America  The Holiday season is perfect, for year long or permanent resentments because you chose to have Thanksgiving with the in laws or another family.   Someone may resent your absence . The fact that you couldn’t afford the flight this year isContinue reading “Turkey on Turkey Day? No Thanks! “Sorry not Sorry””

If You’re Not Drinking Champagne with French Fries, You’re Doing It Wrong


Even the experts at Moët & Chandon say so. GETTY IMAGES . By: Lyndsay Matthews/ marie claire When it comes to fancy foods, high-low pairings can lead to some surprisingly delightful combinations. For example, if you’ve never eaten caviar and potato chips together, you’re missing out. So we were excited to hear that Marie-Christine Osselin, MoëtContinue reading “If You’re Not Drinking Champagne with French Fries, You’re Doing It Wrong”

Zimbabwe: Kentucky Fried Chicken stores out of chicken and cash


Leading fast-food chains in Zimbabwe have shut their doors as the cash crunch in the country worsens – just two months after President Emmerson Mnangagwa won elections. KFC put up notices at its branches in the capital, Harare, and the second city, Bulawayo, saying they would remain closed “during these difficult times” until further notice.Continue reading “Zimbabwe: Kentucky Fried Chicken stores out of chicken and cash”

Denmark to label food according to effect on climate


New labeling on food packaging will enable consumers in Denmark to see the effect of their shopping on the environment.   Food products will be marked with stickers showing their environmental impact, according to a proposal expected to be included in a new climate package to be presented by the government this week. “We wantContinue reading “Denmark to label food according to effect on climate”

Mayonnaise Ice Cream Exists and It Might Be Brilliant


Wait!  Now here Us Out  We now exist on the same physical plane as mayonnaise ice cream, and it’s either ingenious or the end of all mankind. An ice cream shop in Falkirk, Scotland, debuted an ice cream made with Hellmann’s “real” mayonnaise, immediately sparking debate across social media about just how terrible this conceptContinue reading “Mayonnaise Ice Cream Exists and It Might Be Brilliant”

I hate cooking with my mom, but she can’t make fried chicken to save her life, so that’s what I make


If your mom is an awful cooking partner (like mine), find a recipe she can’t participate in and hand her a cocktail By: Bex Brian/Salon For years whenever my mother left her Manhattan apartment and came to visit me in Brooklyn (which she called the country) she’d arrive disheveled and completely rattled, as if theContinue reading “I hate cooking with my mom, but she can’t make fried chicken to save her life, so that’s what I make”

Very much not New York pizza


  A recipe for pizza toast in Atlanta starts out as cold comfort, then provides a path forward By: Julia Bainbridge/Salon.com I checked the weather app on my iPhone as soon as my plane touched the ground in Georgia. It registered 89 degrees. Hours before, I finished a cup of coffee in a drizzly ManhattanContinue reading “Very much not New York pizza”