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  • Blogs

    February 21, 2014

    SOBEWFF: Andrew Zimmern Hosts Xi'an Famous Foods Dinner Tomorrow at Khong

    Andrew Zimmern admits it: He was being a little greedy. When the celebrity chef first spoke with South Beach Wine & Food Festival founder Lee Schrager about hosting an event this year, he mentioned Jason Wang. "Nothing could be more selfish. I love Jason Wang," Zimmern says. "Lee Schrager and I are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2014

    Lee Schrager on SOBEWFF's Must-See Events

    The South Beach Wine & Food Festival will enter its 13th year when it kicks off this Thursday, February 20. Termed "spring break for chefs" by celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse, the event attracts culinary A-listers and some 60,000 fans to Miami Beach for a weekend of parties, dinners, and drinking in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2013

    Mountain Dew Breakfast Beverage: How Bad is It?

    Soft drink powerhouse PepsiCo has announced the launch of a new breakfast beverage by Mountain Dew.Kickstart is being touted as an "entirely new beverage," which is sort of not true. The beverage, which blends juice and the favorite soda of hyped-up children and frat boys everywhere, actually starte ... More >>

  • News

    October 11, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 4, 2012

    Ten Best Music-Related Things to Do in Miami This Weekend Under $10

    WTF, Pepsi? We told you yesterday about PepsiCo's decision to partner up with the estate of Michael Jackson for a "global marketing push." Like a homeless man recycling aluminum cans for a ten-cent refund, the carbonated conglomerate that nearly killed Jacko in 1984 is milking the King of Pop's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2012

    Michael Jackson Lands Posthumous Deal With Pepsi

    Time flies. It's been nearly three years since Michael Jackson died at the hands of Conrad Murray, the result of too much propofol and respiratory arrest. From concerts to network specials, Jackson's death triggered a seemingly endless stream of posthumous tributes. None, however, came in carbon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2012

    Nicki Minaj Is Not Down With Coke, Signs Seven-Figure Deal With Pepsi

    Just one week removed from PepsiCo's announcement that Lil Wayne would become the face of Mountain Dew, the multinational corporation's love affair with Young Money talent just became a threesome. Forbes is reporting that Nicki Minaj has singed a "massive," multimillion-dollar deal with Pepsi to be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2012

    Lil Wayne Sells Mountain Dew, Six Others Rappers Who Love Soft Drinks

    ​Fueling the obesity epidemic and enabling the Young Money Maniac's sizzurp addiction, PepsiCo's toxic green nectar, Mountain Dew, has a new spokesperson and his name is Lil Wayne. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. and Mountain Dew have come together to form DEWeezy, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    Warning: "Natural" Breakfast Cereal May Be Hazardous To Your Health

    ​​​​Kashi's GoLean cereal (made by Kellogg's) contains 100 percent genetically engineered soybeans. Whole Foods Market's 365 Corn Flakes is made from 57 percent GMO corn; in Barbara's Bakery's Puffins the GMO corn content is 55 percent.USDA testing has found residues of organophosphate pesti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    Are Aborted Fetus Cells Helping to Make Your Diet Pepsi Sweeter?

    Stem Cells - scientific marvel or evil?​The Christian media is swarming with accusations that Senomyx, a San Diego-based research and development company, whose clients include food heavy-hitters Nestle, Campbell's Soup, Kraft Foods, and PepsiCo, is conducting research with HEK293, originall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    Weak New Standards For Food In Schools

    Photo by Lee KleinThey say the $4.5 billion dollars spent will yield a leaner hamburger​The U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee approved legislation on Wednesday that would allow the Agriculture Department to create new standards for all foods in schools, including vending machines. This translates ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 14, 2008

    Bottled Water Gets the Boot

    As containers and costs mount, tap water is the rule in eateries.

  • News

    November 28, 2002

    Blood Money

    Every time you donate, it's money in the pockets of two South Florida companies. Big money.