All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Food’

Obama Joins the Rest of Twitter in Telling the New York Times to GTFO with This Peas in Guac Insanity

Obama Joins the Rest of Twitter in Telling the New York Times to GTFO with This Peas in Guac Insanity

At 1:51 pm ET on Wednesday, July 1st, The New York Times suggested to Twitter that they add green peas to their guacamole. The paper of record told us to trust them. Add green peas to your guacamole. Trust us. http://t.co/7imMY9c2ph pic.twitter.com/oeOMt2qgmh — The New York Times (@nytimes) July 1, 2015 The recipe, by Melissa Clark, is about 90% your …

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Uber Is Now Delivering Food in NYC and Chicago

If Uber can get you a ride in a reasonable amount of time, the company thinks it can also get you a hot (hopefully) meal in that same window. Uber has announced it’s expanding its UberEATS food delivery service to two giant markets – New York City and Chicago. Uber first started delivering food in Los Angeles under the name …

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Chef Refuses to Negotiate with Rude ‘Yelpers’, Instagram Shames Them Instead

Restauranteurs have a love/hate (mostly hate) relationship with Yelp, a service that has emboldened the entitled diner more than any in recent memory. Not only do chefs and business owners have to worry about customers leaving salty reviews, even if completely unjustified, but they also have to worry about whether or not those negative Yelp reviews will feature prominently on …

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Taco Bell Tweets New Delicious-Looking Abomination, A Cap’n Crunch Berries Donut Hole Filled with Icing

When Taco Bell first announced plans to create a taco with a Doritos shell, everyone was like yeah that’s gonna kick ass. And when Taco Bell announced plans to do breakfast and make a waffle taco, everyone was like yeah that’s kind of weird but I’ll eat it. Now, Taco Bell is tweeting out a teaser of its newest test …

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Yelp Buys Eat24 For $134 Million

Yelp just announced that it has acquired Eat24, the web and app-based online food ordering service that made headlines last year when it “broke up” with Facebook. The deal is valued at $134 million, consisting of stock and cash. The cash part is $75 million. Yelp says it will use the acquisition to drive daily engagement in the restaurant vertical. …

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46% Of Yelp’s Top 100 Places To Eat In The U.S. Are In California

Apparently you really need to live in California to have a great selection of places to eat. That’s what Yelp’s Top 100 Places to Eat in the U.S. would have you believe anyway. 46 out of 100 of them are located in the state. Of course this is simply based on user data from Yelp, so that would seem to …

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New Girl Scout Cookies Are Coming to Surely Wreck Your Resolutions

Oh, it’s not like you were really going to stop eating sweets forever. Here in time to bust your diets, the Girl Scouts organization has just announced that this year’s cookie season will include three new varieties – two of which or gluten-free. The first new cookie is called Toffee-tastic and, as advertised, will feature “crunchy golden toffee bits” inside …

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Turkey Pardoning Is Still a Thing, and You Can Vote on Twitter

America’s weirdest tradition is once again playing out on social media today, as the White House has enlisted the Twitterverse to help it decide which turkey to pardon this year at the annual holy shit we’re still pardoning turkeys event. This year we have 47-pound ‘Mac’ going up against 49-pound ‘Cheese’. You might think that Cheese would have the advantage, …

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Taco Bell App Takes the Stress Out of Ordering Crunchwraps

Taco Bell has always been pretty good at using tech to promote its brand. Take the Taco Bell Twitter account, for instance, which routinely communicates with its 1.4 million followers in unique and often rather funny ways. Taco Bell has also historically been good at promoting new menu items via social media. Extending that commitment to selling cheap burritos via …

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Chocolate Prices May Soar Due To Ebola Outbreak

The price of chocolate is predicted to rise with the onset of the year’s biggest candy-consuming holidays: Halloween and Christmas. Because most of the world’s cocoa is produced in West African countries, chocolate production is being affected by the outbreak of the Ebola virus in Liberia and Guinea. According to NPR, half of the world’s cocoa, a key ingredient in …

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Teal Pumpkin Project Safeguards Children With Allergies On Halloween

For children with allergies, Halloween treats can be a matter of life or death. An initiative started by parents called the Teal Pumpkin Project is helping children with allergies take part in the fun holiday without putting their health at risk with Halloween candy. Becky Basalone of Knoxville, Tennessee, had attended a Halloween party for children with allergies two years …

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Chocolate: Make Your Own Halloween Treats

Chocolate is a treat that many people enjoy and with Halloween just around the corner, now is the perfect time to start making some sweet treats for yourself, family, Halloween party guests or trick or treaters. If you want to satisfy your chocolate craving and have some fun this Halloween, check out these cute and easy chocolate treat recipes that …

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