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McDonald’s Chicken Wings Test Expands, Twitter Obviously Reacts
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It stands to reason that by now, you’ve heard that McDonald’s has chicken wings at some locations (they’re called “Mighty Wings”). You may or may not have heard that they’re now offering them in more locations. According to the Associated …

Pinterest Acquires Pinterest-Like Recipe Site Punchfork Pinterest Acquires Pinterest-Like Recipe Site Punchfork

Pinterest has just announced that they have acquired the Pinterest-like recipe startup Punchfork for an undisclosed amount. Punchfork was first launched two years ago, with the mission of “helping home cooks discover new, high quality recipes and share them with …

E-Cookbook Compiles Techie Recipes for Charity E-Cookbook Compiles Techie Recipes for Charity
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If you’ve ever wondered what figures in the tech community are eating? Want to donate to charity? Well, with a purchase of a new ebook called “The Startup Chef” you can fulfill both of those desires. Published and showcased via …

Restaurant Plays Peeing Patrons Their Negative Yelp Reviews

Online reviews have been pissing off restauranteurs for many years now, and Yelp is one of the biggest offenders. I feel their pain – I mean, some woman gets in a fight with her boyfriend and then has one cold …

Adam Roberts (The Amateur Gourmet) Talks @ Google [Video]

Adam Roberts, creator of the award-winning blog The Amateur Gourmet, recently gave an @Google talk. Google posted the speech in its entirety to YouTube in one of the latest in its Authors@Google series. Other recent talks in the series include: …

A Chef From One Of The World’s Best-Rated Restaurants Speaks At Google

Many of us have food on the brain today. If this includes you, why not take a half hour to listen to what the head chef of one of the world’s top rated restaurants has to say? Google posted the …

Epic Meal Time Cooks Epic Meal for Soup Kitchen

Some of our favorite extreme eaters, the folks at Epic Meal Time, have just posted a new video and it details their latest calorie-dense cooking event – a giant meal for the needy. They cooked the epic meal for Someone …

That Hilarious Guy Fieri Restaurant Review Has Over 45,000 Facebook Shares That Hilarious Guy Fieri Restaurant Review Has Over 45,000 Facebook Shares
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In what has to be one of the most viral reviews of all time, a New York Times restaurant review has hit a ridiculous number of shares on Facebook. Today, the social network announced that “As Not Seen on TV,” …

Jamie Oliver And Zynga Team Up For Charity
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Jamie Oliver is a world-renowned chef and host of the now canceled Food Revolution, but he’s also head of a good cause – the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation. It’s purpose is to teach children the benefits of eating healthy foods. …

Yelp Adds Restaurant Menus With User-Uploaded Photos Yelp Adds Restaurant Menus With User-Uploaded Photos

Yelp is rolling out a new Menus feature, which compiles visual menus along with Yelp reviews and user-uploaded food pictures. These will be accessible from business pages, on the website and the Yelp app. You can find them under “Explore …

Here’s What Wendy’s Is About To Look Like Here’s What Wendy’s Is About To Look Like
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Wendy’s is undergoing a transformation it says is aimed at “energizing the brand and dramatically improving the customer experience.” This includes a new logo that will debut in March. “Key initiatives of the transformation include reinventing the restaurant environment, unveiling …

The Internet Is Incredibly Convenient, But At What Cost? The Internet Is Incredibly Convenient, But At What Cost?

The Internet has made a lot of old daily routines obsolete. Reading the newspaper in the morning has been replaced by online news. Going to the bookstore to grab the new best seller has been replaced by a digital download …

Groupon And Savored Join Forces To Bring High-Class Dining To All Groupon And Savored Join Forces To Bring High-Class Dining To All
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Getting reservations for a restaurant is awful. It would be so much easier if we could just reserve our tables through an easy-to-use Web site. Oh wait, there apparently is a Web site that does just that, and Groupon just …

Ben & Jerry’s Cannoli Ice Cream Limited Batch Released
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Ben & Jerry’s, the creators of popular ice cream concoctions such as Cherry Garcia and Americone Dream, announced this week that their newest limited batch creation will be Cannoli. The ice cream will be a mascarpone ice cream with fudge-covered …

Meet Popinator, the Popcorn Launching Machine You Didn’t Know You Needed (But Totally Do) Meet Popinator, the Popcorn Launching Machine You Didn’t Know You Needed (But Totally Do)
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Although throwing popcorn in the air and catching it in my mouth has always been an integral part of my popcorn-eating experience, I never thought that I needed a device that launches it at me with the sound of my …

Dumbest Online Recipe Receives the Most Smartass Comments Ever

Let’s be honest: online recipes are a minefield. Sure, the user ratings system employed by most online recipe sites help bring the cream to the top and push the crap to the bottom – but every now and then you’re …

Organic Foods Are No Better For Your Health
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Growing up as a sloven computer nerd, I cared not for my health. It turns out that my health is actually pretty important. That’s why I make a conscious effort to eat healthier. This means that I spend more on …

The Labor Day BBQ Recipes YouTube Thinks You Should Try
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YouTube has curated a series of Labor Day BBQ recipes from various sources. If you want to watch the whole series together, you can go here, and click “Play All.” Otherwise, just watch the ones you want right here. Cheese …

China Invents Robot Chefs To Replace Lazy Kids China Invents Robot Chefs To Replace Lazy Kids
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People will take any job they can get in this economy. Pride is no longer an issue as people young and old take up working at restaurants to pay the bills. It appears that the youth in China have much …

L.A. Restaurant Incentivizes Ditching Your iPhone at the Door L.A. Restaurant Incentivizes Ditching Your iPhone at the Door
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A restaurant in Los Angeles, California that offers modern American fare with “classic French technique and a touch of Japanese flavor” has decided that enough is enough when it comes to smartphone obsession. Tired of seeing everyone in the dining …

Dunkin’ Donuts App Brings Mobile Payments To Popular Chain Dunkin’ Donuts App Brings Mobile Payments To Popular Chain
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Dunkin’ Donuts has a new app that will let customers pay with their iPhone or Android phones. There’s a lot going on in the mobile payments space. This week, a group of major retailers announced a joint venture that will …