Category Archives: news

Fritz Pastry Press Release

Oh look, a Fritz Pastry press release.  Why yes, it was written by me. For Immediate Release CHICAGO, IL — There’s something to be said for good food that’s also affordable.  Too often nowadays, niche bakeries and cafes are moving … Continue reading

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McDonald’s To Offer Individual McNuggets

When I first heard the rumblings that McDonald’s was going to be offering up individual McNuggets for a mere quarter in some markets, all I could think of was this Chris Rock moment from the classic I’m Gonna Git You … Continue reading

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Foodies For Obama

Love food?  Love Obama?  Join the Facebook Group “Foodies for Obama.”  We all know I loathe the term foodie, but I was browsing around the interwebs to see if I could find any Obama related food bits, and had to … Continue reading

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Almost like live blogging

Mike now has the ability to blog on his phone? Watch out world! I’m like the lawnmower man or something.

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The Rise of the Gastrosexual

Okay.  We all know I hate the word foodie.  It’s been oft discussed.  But, I’ll take (begrudgingly) being labeled that any day of the week compared to what The Daily Telegraph is reporting as the rise of the “gastrosexual.” A … Continue reading

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Frosting Shots Replace Espresso

Okay people, I’m with you.  I understand the day is long, and we all need our pick-me-ups.  But seriously?  Frosting shots?  FROSTING SHOTS?  For every step we seem to take in the right direction, someone comes up with an idea … Continue reading

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Sure…As Natural As Joan Rivers’ Face

Slashfood wrote earlier today: Recently, the Corn Refiners Association announced that they are launching a $30 million advertising campaign that is aimed at convincing consumers that HFCS is a natural compound, fundamentally the same as honey. Of course, unlike honey, … Continue reading

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