Paging Lionel Hutz: THIENSVILLE, Wis. – A jumbo-sized restaurant customer is protesting after he was cut off from an all-you-can-eat fish fry near Milwaukee. At 6 feet 6 inches and 350 pounds, Bill Wisth acknowledges he can pack away more fish than the average guy. But, Wisth wants Chuck’s Place in Thiensville to live up […]Read more "‘ ‘Tis no man. ‘Tis a remorseless eating machine’"
Big lunch crowds this week have convinced the venerable southside BBQ joint’s owners to remain open past its 65th anniversary on Thursday.Read more "Harold’s BBQ gets a reprieve"
(source) Office space in Buckhead is being converted into a restaurant. Hooters’ competitor, Twin Peaks, submitted an application to City of Atlanta to receive a building permit to begin construction on its fist Georgia location.Read more "Buckhead about to get cheesier"
Congress blocked an Obama administration attempt to make school lunches healthier this week, adjusting proposed nutritional guidelines in a way that will keep pizza and french fries on the menu, The Washington Post reported on Wednesday.Read more "The pizza and fries lobby strikes again"
Dark Chocolate Bacon Cupcakes By: mkecupcakequeen “Dark Chocolate. Bacon. What’s not to love? Take yourself on a taste adventure and give these a go. They were a challenge by friends that turned into a great success. “ The recipe, if you dare.Read more "Recipe du jour"
Chick-fil-A is the best fast food chain in America. Period. They’re efficient, courteous and consistent. I could care less about their CEO’s politics. The Atlanta-based company has come under fire from gay rights groups for supplying food to an event sponsored by the Pennsylvania Family Institute, which has worked to defeat same-sex marriage initiatives. (I […]Read more "Chick-fil-A may not like me, but I like Chick-fil-A"
Sunday alcohol sales legislation given good odds Sonny’s been gone two weeks and already things are looking up.Read more "Jell-O shooters on me"
Aasif Mandvi’s interview of the S.F. councilman behind that city’s Happy Meal ban is classic. San Francisco’s Happy Meal Ban – The Daily Show with Jon Stewart – 01/03/11 – Video Clip | Comedy Ce http://www.thedailyshow.com San Francisco bans toys from Happy Meals despite research that it’s the healthiest thing in the meal. Airdate – […]Read more "Required viewing"
So, will you finance our gay Japanese restaurant chain? Sure, why not. Wise decision. Passed by Ru San’s today — packed as usual. The club music usually keeps me away, but I salute unlikely successes.Read more "Who woulda thunk it?"
From Amazon.com we learn that customers who bought communion wafers also purchased Astroglide (via BuzzFeed)Read more "helps communion wafers go down easy"
Why is frusen the euphemism for the f-word in movies edited for TV? It doesn’t sound right coming out of Steve Buscemi’s mouth. Whatever happened to Frusen Gladje? And finally, what’s become of A.J. Benza? Don’t feel compelled to answer — I just like posing pointlessly obscure questions.Read more "three questions no one else is asking"
In order to make their 2008 convention the “greenest ever,” the Democratic Party is banning fried foods. Seriously. The Democratic guidelines say every meal should be nutritious and include “at least three of the following colors: red, green, yellow, purple/blue and white.” “It’s the new patriotism,” says Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper, the driving force behind […]Read more "mmmm, diversity gruel"