Republican presidential contender and Wisconsin governor Scott Walker has an appetite for politics, and according to the above photo, hundreds of millions of dollars of the Koch Brothers‘ campaign cash, but he should probably stay out of restaurants all together.
That’s one question Besha Rodell ponders in today’s LA Weekly, in the wake of last week’s Twitter backlash against Bon Appetit editor-in-chief Adam Rapoport, whose enthusiasm for “slutty Chinese food” led to a pile-on by some of food media’s most prominent women food writers.
Just like that store that temporarily sells Halloween costumes replaced Mesa Grill, Major Food Group has signed on to revamp the soon-to-be-former Four Seasons space.
Some celebrities invest in their nobler passions, like the ill-fated JFK Jr‘s ill-fated George magazine, others just want to marry a Kennedy and make Terminator money off your hunger for Cap’n Crunch-crusted chicken fingers.
Probably not because he was never invited to take part in the Grub Street Diet, a hacker named ThreatKing shut down New York magazine’s websites including Grub Street, Vulture, and The Cut early this morning, just as the site published a widely-acclaimed profile of 35 of Bill Cosby‘s rape accusers.
If, like Tracy Jordan, you love cornbread so much you want to take it behind the middle school and get it pregnant, Tender is for you.
If your job involves the internet like ours, you’re probably 1) packing your own lunch, 2) eating at your desk, and 3) only have 82 seconds to consume that Duane Reade sandwich at the communal card table you call a desk.
When we spoke to the Trois Mec chef about life after ABC‘s cancellation of The Taste, Ludo Lefebvre told us he’d currently rather focus on competing for more James Beard awards than TV contracts: Now I need to open another restaurant because I want to be nominated next year for Best New Restaurant.
Per the Momofuku boss’ Instagram account, David Chang alerted followers to the latest menu craze sure to have people who spend their morning compulsively reading food blogs spending their afternoons obsessively lining up 1st Avenue once again.
Paul Rudd could teach John Oliver a thing or two about food waste. While promoting Ant-Man on Conan O’Brien, he recalled his youthful obsession with $2.50 Chinese restaurant buffets where he’d not only eat dishes caked in MSG but dump them into Tupperware for dinner the next day.
FIFA and the Greek debt crisis may be the biggest European scandals John Oliver devotes his scolding on Last Week Tonight, but when it comes to American culture he has the frequently expressed lowest opinion of our food culture, from the harsh political reality of chicken farming to Dr.
This year’s Emmy nominations include recognition for some of television’s most unwatchable food shows that are either no longer on the air or shouldn’t be.
All photos by Adam Robb Chef Dave Mottershall has 28,000+ Instagram followers stalking his house-aged salume and beer-battered fiddleheads, but he still doesn’t have a kitchen of his own, operating his year-old pop-up Loka Snacks out the back of the dark, rocking, and very photo-unfriendly Hi-Lo Bar in Riverside, but now the 2012 PEI Chef of the Year is less than $1000 (Canadian!
If the Papa John’s puppy pull-slice hellscape video is a pizza lover’s nightmare, Nick Offerman‘s Pizza Farm is a cheese and heart-melting oasis where schoolchildren everywhere get the nutrition by the slice they need straight from Mother Earth.
The Velvet Elvis paintings of the future are here via Google‘s DeepDream technology which reveals what happens when computers attempt to generate the imagery they’re meant to discern, which is to say if you show a computer enough grotesque pizza hybrids it’s going to school you like Deep Blue to the Garry Kasparovs working inside Pizza Hut and Papa John’s test kitchens.
KFC: Anthony Bourdain compares his mac-and-cheese runs to KFC to being recognized leaving a porn shop.
McDonald’s: Just like a real child, Minions toys inside Happy Meals are reportedly programmed to say “What the f***?
Want to know what this week’s Grub Street diarist ate, but don’t want to know anything about the book/movie/album they’re subliminally promoting?
Borgata room service consultant and Food Network game show regular Geoffrey Zakarian is the latest chef to abandon Donald Trump.
KFC: The fried chicken chain that loves Josh Ozersky and Darrell Hammond apparently hates Filipinos, because they’ve come up with KFChizza in their Philippines market, serving a melted cheese and red sauce smothered chicken cutlet topped with pepperoni and pineapple.