[¡Ask a Mexican!] And why do Mexican cholos dress like gang members?
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Very soon, the best part of waking up may be Thin Mints and Samoas in your cup. Nestle brand Coffee-Mate is introducing Girl Scout cookie-flavored coffee creamers because, well, this is America. Oooooh, what if we dunked our Girl Scout cookies into our Girl Scout cookie-flavored coffee? We might jus ... More >>
Chris Sarkissian is best known for a chain of pizza joints called Pepz. Learning about his new venture with Medii Kitchen, we realize this wasn't a cautious step forward, but more of a well-educated step back. We've got a lot of ground to cover in this week's On the Line.Your earliest food memory:My ... More >>
A Garden Grove nonprofit that provides animal blood banks and veterinary diagnostic services is suing Nestle in Santa Ana federal court for copyright infringement.Hemopet accuses Nestle's Purina PetCare unit of infringing on four patents related to determining nutritional programs for dogs and cats ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And do Mexicans eat chocolate?
For a country where the average person, according to data from Nestle, only consumes three cups of coffee per year, the Chinese are downright pissed that Starbucks is raising prices. They took to the Internet to bemoan a two yuan price hike that the Seattle company announced last week--a change t ... More >>
Are you an intense-type gamer that gets lost in Call of Duty 3 for 12 hours at a stretch? Well, you've gotta eat some time, and to minimize that time away from the couch, Ben Heckendorn engineered this motorized Hot Pocket dispenser you can mount to your game controller. A nerd named Sandwich in ... More >>
Edwin GoeiWould you rather not give out boring old Snickers and M&M's this year? You want to be the special house on the block that has stuff that no one else dares give away? Here are some unusual candies and treats we dug out from our blog's long-dead Wacky Snacks featurette, most of ... More >>
Chocolate. Drink of the Aztecs, modern-day obsession, and Mexico's second-best food gift to the world (the first, of course, is nixtamalization, which kept two entire continents from starvation).Mexican chocolate comes as a shock to those who've never had it. It's not a block of smooth, emulsifie ... More >>
I loved the first Austin Powers movie--still do. Hilarious, witty, fresh. I hated the sequel--still funny, but even then in 1999 (before my great Political Revelation of Groucho Marxism), the amount of product placement was unbearable. Maybe I have to see it again to see if it was intentional or sat ... More >>
Well this is a great story: mega-chains ranging from McDonald's to Nestle, Cracker Barrel to Whole Foods, are raising their prices, not because they're trying to milk you dry, but because the cost for food is going up, up, up. Yay!The United States Department of Agriculture had already forecast t ... More >>
The evolution of the Toll House cookie is not a pretty sight to see. It started as a recipe on the back of Nestle's Toll House Chocolate Chips, a recipe which I and others have committed indelibly to memory. Then they started offering phallic tubes of pre-made Toll House cookie dough in the refri ... More >>
Flickr User TobyotterA month ago, there was news about research that suggests you could imagine eating to eat less. This month brings another news story about how scientists are trying to break our tendency to be relentless eating machines. Nestlé--who, along being a name synonymous with c ... More >>
As Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez's Republican general election opponent, Van Tran repeatedly portrayed the veteran Anaheim Democrat as an odorous floozy.And sure enough: Fineman PR, a San Francisco-based public relations firm, has included Sanchez in its 16th annual Top 10 PR Blunders List.The bl ... More >>
Christopher Victorio Edwin goes on a tasting tour at the Fountain Valley Cupcake Showdown and more tasty tidbits you miss this week in Stick a Fork In It after the jump!
Since we're in the midst of Latino Heritage Month, let's take a question on Mesoamerica's favorite drink! From Paul, who also asked about menudo--but we'll save that for another time:Where can I find some good horchata (not instant)?Quite a few places, actually, but don't get too impressed about ... More >>
Edwin GoeiName: Nestlé Yorkie Origin: U.K. Found at: Cost Plus, Santa Ana Cost: $1.49 Ingredients: Sugar, Dried whole milk, Cocoa butter, Cocoa mass, Vegetable fat, Lactose and proteins from whey, Whey Powder, Emulsifiers (Soya lecithin, E476), Butterfat, May contains traces of ... More >>
Edwin GoeiName: Nestlé Aero Origin: South Africa Found at: Garden Patch Market, Irvine Cost: $3.79 Ingredients: Cane sugar, full cream milk solids, cocoa mass, non-hydrogenated vegetable fat, whey powder (milk), cocoa butter, emulsifiers (soy lecithin E322, e476), flavourants.
vj_pdx @ flickr.com CC BY-NC-SA 2.0Ten in the morning; you couldn't go out last night because you had to get up for some awful brunch you'd forgotten you promised to go to. The blowhard on your right side is going on at length about the Mercedes-Benz he's going to order that afternoon; the woman ... More >>
Nestlé has issued a voluntary recall on its prepackaged, refrigerated Toll House Cookie Dough, as they may be contaminated with a severe form of E.coli. If you have any at home, chuck it out.The recall doesn't include Nestlé Toll House morsels, chocolate baking bars, cocoa or Dreyer's and Edy's ic ... More >>
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