Dining

  • 9 Fast Food Items Due For A Comeback

    9 Fast Food Items Due For A Comeback

    As I write this, the famous BK Chicken Fries have made a comeback (on a temporary basis) to participating Burger Kings. This got me thinking – what are some other dearly departed fast food items that are due for a comeback? Here are nine, from the beloved to the, uh, less so, but all of […]

  • Burger King Chicken Fries Return

    Burger King Chicken Fries Return

    If you were ever inside a Burger King between the years 2005 and 2012, it’s possible you’ve sampled the wonders of BK Chicken Fries. True to their name, these are thin, fried strips of chicken, designed to combine the deliciousness of fast food chicken with the convenience and ease of fast food fries. And now, […]

  • 9 Most Unhealthy Chain-Restaurant Meals

    9 Most Unhealthy Chain-Restaurant Meals

    The Center for Science in the Public Interest is made up of people who actually take the time to read nutritional facts when they go out to eat, and the results are not pretty. They’re compiled annually in the Xtreme Eating awards, a list of the chain restaurant entrees that offer the most calories, saturated […]

  • Jar Pies: Pie In A Jar

    Jar Pies: Pie In A Jar

    Do you remember that delicious product seen in The Jerk, Pizza In A Cup? It would appear that we’re one step closer to it becoming real, thanks to New York City bakery Jam Jar. The Jam Jar has come out with a product known as the Jar Pie, a single serving of pie (all of […]

  • 9 Chili Dogs Every Man Should Try Before He Dies

    9 Chili Dogs Every Man Should Try Before He Dies

    So you’ve finally come to grips with your own mortality, and made peace with the fact that one day you will die. What next? Chili dogs! Our time on Earth may be finite, but the variety of chili dogs out there is basically limitless. That means that you might need a little bit of help […]

  • 9 Best Diners in America

    9 Best Diners in America

    The heyday of the old-fashioned American diner was long ago, but there are plenty of establishments that are carrying on the tradition in today’s world (some of them even have WiFi). Here are nine of the best, all with the requisite giant menus and kitschy decor. If you’re planning a summer cross-country trip of some […]

  • Castor Double-Flavored Gourmet Toothpicks (Video)

    Castor Double-Flavored Gourmet Toothpicks (Video)

    You might not have realized it yet, but reportedly toothpicks are “making a huge comeback.” That’s the word from PhoodStation, anyway, who happen to be the makers of the Castor, a new kind of toothpick for people who have grown bored with the usual thin splinter of wood that usually passes for a toothpick. The […]

  • 9 James Beard Award Winning Chefs for 2014

    9 James Beard Award Winning Chefs for 2014

    Every year, ZZ Top drummer James Beard gives his opinion on the best restaurants, chefs, and other food-related entities of the year. One moment… I’ve just received a note from backstage telling me that ZZ Top’s drummer is Frank Beard, and that he has nothing to do with the James Beard Awards. But in any […]

  • World’s Most Expensive Pizza Comes With Lobster, Caviar

    World’s Most Expensive Pizza Comes With Lobster, Caviar

    At Steveston Pizza in Richmond, British Columbia, there’s a pizza on the menu that breaks a previously set record for price. Topped with lobster thermidor, tiger prawns, black Alaskan cod, smoked salmon, and Russian Osetra caviar, it all adds up to a per-pizza price of $450. The new Steveston Pizza pie was invented by the joint’s […]