Conceptually, Urban Plates and Tender Greens are the same place: your middle school cafeteria line meets farm-to-fork food. Their menus are nearly the same: entrees, salads, and sandwiches assembled around lean proteins or vegetable preparations. (Though Urban Plates does distinguish itself by offer ... More >>
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Sometime in the past decade, cupcakes, the single-serving frosted cakes that moms lugged to classroom birthday parties, became OMGCUPCAKES!, a cultural phenomenon that had folks waiting in long lines and forking over three bucks or more for a gourmet red velvet (or carrot, mocha or gluten-free red v ... More >>
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When LA-based chef/writer/PR guru Randy Clemens released The Sriracha Cookbook nearly two years ago, cock-sauce lovers everywhere were thrilled to do more than just squeeze gobs of the fiery red condiment all over every meal. (Not that this is a bad way of eating the stuff. There is no bad way.) The ... More >>
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A small Brooklyn-based bike shop called Gage DeSoto had a hit on its hands when it started offering the water bottles you see above with the familiar green cap and rooster print. By the time it hit Reddit and Pinterest two days ago, the bottles all but sold out.
Between getting back from Baja with Dave and Gustavo promoting Taco USA like he's Don Fucking King, I've been on a Mexican food binge. Asada, suadero, hongos con jamon y pina--I want it all.But you can only eat out so long before your body needs some home cookin' to give your arteries a break. I was ... More >>
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Pinterest is not just another social media time-suck that leaves women wishing they had more money, vacation time and hours in the day to crochet coffee mug cozies. For food lovers, it's a pretty incredible source of inspiration for daily meals, parties, kitchen tools--everything. Since the site ... More >>
TryItMom.com'Tis the season for weird nativity scenes! Hungry believers 'round the internet are celebrating the birth of Jesus birth with food replicas of that Bethlehem night. Sacrilegious or sacrilicious?