The Toaster Project in which an industrial designer builds a toaster from raw materials. As Sam pointed out, it’s like my pig project, except for industrial design.
The Butcher butchers questions about a butcher,...
[A woman who pleaded no contest to prostitution charges] told police the man...– Oklahoma City woman trades sex for case of chips
SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. – Authorities said a couple got into a fight using Cheetos....– Tenn. couple accused of assault using Cheetos (via hidama)
Why didn’t the duck cross the grill? Because it didn’t want to be a...– Dawn D., Manhattan, Ill., on a banana Laffy Taffy
An eastern Iowa man has snagged the largest bighead carp ever caught in Iowa,...– The Des Moines Register
New Belgium Brewing Co. likes to do things differently. After one year of...– CNNmoney, 7 great places to work
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Woman exchanges sex for Cheetos
Peerless pork →
Iowa’s pigs are still better.
Where Only the Salad Is Properly Dressed →
Likely my favorite restaurant review ever. Better when you know that the review is by a gay man. I dug it up becuase I came across another boring review featuring the reviewer’s borning, picky family in the local press. I have also seen reviews of a crappy Mexican joint that “delivers on its promise” and, I am not making this up, fucking IHOP. (Conclusion? “Great for...
Things We Hate: Overused Food Words →
via The Stew
Instead of posting on journalism and other ills of the Republic, I am heading...– John E. McIntyre’s You Don’t Say
Host of NPR’s Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me, Tweets... →
Here, piggy piggy,” calls the man peering through the early-morning fog...– This Little Piggy Goes Home I wrote a better lede for my pig-killing piece.
The bologna meter, from A&P. Sales up 120% in two... →
Antimicrobial drugs, including antibiotics like penicillin, ciprofloxacin, and methicillin, kill pathogenic bacteria. But they simultaneously drive the resistance that is bacteria’s defense, especially when administered in low, subtherapeutic doses. Scientists estimate that 50 percent to 80 percent of all antimicrobials in the United States are not used by doctors to treat sick people or...
Dog runs away from owner and gets 'stoned' after... →
The Whole Hog audio slideshow →
Two missing and 20 injured after a Slim Jim plant collapsed today. Mercifully,...– Rommie Johnson
Man arrested buying drugs with slaughtered pig →
Depending on the pig, it sounds like a good trade to me.
Polygamy Porter from Utah Beers →
The World’s First Gastronomical-Oncological Coffee... →
Of his telephone job interview with [Charlie] Trotter, [Grant Achatz] writes, … “The conversation went like this: he asked questions, I gave answers, and he would crush me. I didn’t have a correct answer for anything and by the end of the 5 minute interview he could have asked me my own name and I would have believed him when he told me I was wrong. Chef Trotter was introducing me to his...
Crunchberries Buyer Should Have Known Cereal had... →
The Top 10 Top 10 Food Lists →
Including the “Top 10 Anthony Bourdain Insults on Food TV” and “Top 10 Songs With Sexually Suggestive Food Metaphores.”