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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Photo by Lee KleinThey say the $4.5 billion dollars spent will yield a leaner hamburgerThe 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 >>
As containers and costs mount, tap water is the rule in eateries.
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