Three decades after “The Official Preppy Handbook” was first unleashed into bookstores, a follow-up called “True Prep” ($19.95) is scheduled to be released on September 7th, 2010. Hoping to reignite preppy fervor, update the mindset and explain just what it means to be a Chip or a Muffy in a Barack world. The original volume,Continue reading ““True Prep: It’s a Whole New Old World” By Lisa Birnbach With Chip Kidd”
Designer Olly Moss created this funny t-shirt that altered the standard food chain diagram. You can purchase the shirt HERE for $15.
Cooking good food from scratch is a skill that can save you money, keep you healthy, and make you and your family and friends happy. What Jamie Oliver has tried to do in this book is pick meals that we all love to eat and break them down to make them as simple as possible.Continue reading “Jamie’s Food Revolution: Rediscover How to Cook Simple, Delicious, Affordable Meals by Jamie Oliver”
Last August, I wrote about the Double Down a new food item being tested by KFC. For those coming late to the story, it’s two thick and juicy boneless white meat chicken filets, two pieces of bacon, two melted slices of Monterey Jack and pepper jack cheese and Colonel’s Sauce (?). At the time, theContinue reading “The KFC Double Down Is Real”
Since her debut on Food Network in 2002 with the hit program Everyday Italian, Giada De Laurentiis has been enticing Americans with her updated twists on Italian favorites. In Giada at Home, her newest book, she shares a personal look into how she cooks for those dearest to her, with simple recipes inspired by herContinue reading “Giada at Home: Family Recipes from Italy and California by Giada De Laurentiis”
The bestselling author of Italian Grill and Molto Italiano delivers a gorgeous collection of mouthwatering recipes to bring some Italian favorites home in his newest cookbook, Molto Gusto: Easy Italian Cooking at Home ($29.99). Chef Mario Batali’s zest for life infuses the casual Italian fare that has made his restaurant Otto Enoteca Pizzeria a perenniallyContinue reading “Molto Gusto: Easy Italian Cooking at Home by Mario Batali”
The McDonald’s golden arches have come to symbolize American culture around the world. Operating in 118 countries and on six continents, the fast-food chain has no choice but to expand its options beyond the classic hamburger and french fries. Whether it’s the Rice Burger in Taiwan or the Paneer Salsa Wrap in India, check outContinue reading “11 Global McDonald’s Menu Items”
Bravo will launch its “Top Chef: The Tour” on April 14th in St. Louis and it will land in California near the end of the three-month road trip. In each city, two former chef contestants will host four live interactive shows. During the tour, visitors will meet “Top Chef” talent, sample food and receive gourmetContinue reading “Top Chef: The 2010 Tour”
Joel Stein from Time Magazine investigates the new gourmet food truck movement in Los Angeles with the accomplished chef Roy Choi, and tries his first Korean quesadilla. You can view the Koji truck schedule and locations HERE. Their menu can be found HERE. Watch the video HERE.
Every culture has fried dough—German Berliners, Italian zeppole or French beignets — but none can top the gut-busting pleasure of the American donut. It’s the latest iconic food to undergo a renaissance; HERE are Bon Appetit magazine’s picks for the best classic and newfangled donut purveyors across the country.