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Monday Dreadful Food Humor

March 26, 2012

Fish and Chips

One day while driving home from his fishing trip in the pouring rain, a man got a flat tire outside a monastery. A monk came out and invited him inside to have dinner and spend the night. The motorist accepted. That night he had a wonderful dinner of fish and chips. He decided to com…

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Another Charles Has a Birthday

February 11, 2012

This time, it's Charles Darwin, born on February 12, 203 years ago. You may celebrate by having a Phylum Feast.

According to MMN, "Darwin enthusiasts have been holding yearly Phylum Feasts on Feb. 12 since at least the 1970s. A Phylum Feast is a potluck dinner in which all the dishes are as biodiv…

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She Loves Garlic/Onion, So, Check Out Her Foot

February 5, 2012

Via Tumblr

Cruising Towards A Last Meal

January 30, 2012

True foodie-ism: The Italian ship Costa Concordia has struck something, and yet, the Captain orders a meal.

"...cook Rogelio Barista said Capt. Francesco Schettino ordered dinner less than an hour after the accident.

"We wondered what was going on. ... At that time, we really felt something was wron…

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Twinkies Broke Twice

January 11, 2012

Hostess Brands, makers of all those goodies our mother wouldn't let us eat, is filing for bankruptcy, again...

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What's in a Hot Pocket?

December 14, 2011

The ingredients in a Ham and Cheese Hot Pocket as envisioned by artist Justin Perricone.

But what, exactly, is a Hot Pocket?

Via Boing Boing

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The New Yorker Food Issue

November 19, 2011

Don't miss Calvin Trillin on his food dalliances in Nova Scotia. Scallops!

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