Articles Archive for June 2009
DeBoles has two new products for its gluten-free line of pasta products. The older variety of gluten free products are made with either rice or corn. The new variety is a multi grain blend of quinoa, rice, and amaranth. Sounds healthy, sounds tasty…hmmm. I spent some time with the new multi grain penne and multi grain spaghetti, and actually encountered a couple of challenges along the way.
The first problem I encountered was cooking the products. The ingredients that make up the pasta make it brittle, and unless the it’s …
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On the next episode of Bizarre Foods, Andrew embarks on the 48-hour Survivor Special episode. Ah yes, will Andrew be listed amongst the elite survivalists such as Man vs Wild’s Bear Grylls and Survivorman’s Les Stroud? I don’t think so, but it’ll be interesting to watch. He’ll be stranded for 2 days in a Mexican jungle, fending for himself. Of course, he’ll be trained beforehand in starting a fire, building a shelter, foraging for foods, and amongst other things before he goes out on his own. Is it …
I’m probably in the minority of the population who does not eat fast food. But for the most of you, chances are, have been to a fast food restaurant sometime in the last month. Zagat has released its 2009 Fast Food/Full Service Chain Restaurant survey results.
McDonald’s takes the top rank for fries and breakfast sandwiches, but the title of best burger belongs to In-N-Out Burger. Read Zagat press release for more rankings.
Zagat press release:
Zagat (Monday) revealed the results of its latest Fast Food Survey, based on 6,107 respondents who weighed …
The FDA Classifies Cheerios as a Drug
This bit of news has been making its round around the Internet for a few weeks now, but it you haven’t heard, the Food and Drug Administration is classifying the cholesterol-lowering cereal as a drug.
In a letter to General Mills from the FDA, a passage states:
“Based on claims made on your product’s label, we have determined that your Cheerios Toasted Whole Grain Oat Cereal is promoted for conditions that cause it to be a drug,”
Since the marketing of the cereal focuses on the claim …
One of New York City’s most popular annual outdoor food festivals, Taste of Times Square, presented by the Times Square Alliance, is your chance to sample “tastes” of delicious signature dishes from Times Square’s best restaurants, enjoy classic New York street performers, catch top-notch local entertainment on three stages, and show off your hottest dance moves all evening with help from a swing band and free dancing lessons from Swing46.
Food fanatics and music fans have long known that “Taste of Times Square” represents a great gastronomic and entertainment value, offering …