Art and life co-habitate, informing, imitating, and enriching each other constantly. Each week in Better Living Through Music, RFT Music writer Ryan Wasoba explores this symbiotic relationship
I'm a sucker for the Food Network. Chopped is my jam, I have strong opinions about specific Iron Chefs, an ... More >>
Thanks, Bobby Flay. The Spicy Mango Diet Pepsi and Pineapple Chipotle Diet Pepsi you commissioned for your "Tacos & Tequila" event last weekend most certainly increased the Patron consumption.
At least PepsiCo had the good sense to not put these flavors on the mass market. They already have enough ... More >>
Are you the next Bobby Flay? The next Rachael Ray? The next Paula Deen? We hope not -- one of each of them is more than enough. But if you've always dreamed of televised culinary superstardom, your big break might have arrived.Food Network Star (formerly known as the Next Food Network Star) has a ... More >>
image viaYou, too, can spend an exciting night in jail.If you haven't made any summer vacation plans yet, hoo boy does the Cole County Sheriff's Department have a deal for you! For a mere $30, you can spend the night in the new county jail in Jefferson City and you don't even have to get arre ... More >>
You know what we don't see nearly enough on television? Bobby Flay running his mouth.
We also don't get nearly enough episodes of The Office, between NBC's summer reruns, several syndicated episodes every night, and three-hour "Office Blocks" on TBS several nights a week.
Hey! What if Bobby Flay ... More >>
couchpotatocook.comSandra Lee, surrounded by a bunch of Kmart crap.Coming soon to a Kmart near you next year -- Sandra Lee's line of "cookware, small appliances and other kitchen products."
OK, so that doesn't sound dissimilar from the line of goods Martha Stewart hocked at the lagging disc ... More >>
Fat? Eat for free! The aptly-named Heart Attack Grill in Arizona is giving free food to people who weigh over 350 pounds. The New York Daily News reports that the medically-themed restaurant features burgers named after heart surgeries, waitresses in sexy nurse uniforms, no diet soda, and fries cook ... More >>
Bobby Flay throws down with every red-blooded, flag-waving, Mom-loving kid in America.Eater reports that celebrity chef* Bobby Flay has trademarked the words** "Crunchburger" and "crunchify."Fine. Whatever. I certainly have nothing against intellectual property rights, even if the trademark sound ... More >>
This is part two of Robin Wheeler's Chef's Choice profile of Robin Murphy of Baileys' Chocolate Bar, Rooster and Bridge. Part one is available here; part three, a recipe, we'll publish on Friday.
Robin WheelerDid your family cook when you were a child? If so, what meals stand out?
My mom was ... More >>
After 134 years, New Orleans' P&J Oyster Company has ceased operations because of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig catastrophe. According to the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the company will not close entirely. They'll shuck as oysters are available, even if they have to ship them from the west coast. " ... More >>
Just in time for April Fool's Day, food fraud is on the rise. Some less-than-scrupulous food producers have recently been busted labeling cow milk as sheep milk and Mississippi paddlefish eggs as sturgeon caviar. Purposeful mislabeling effects five to seven percent of the American food supply, but ... More >>
Two years into the phenomenal run of Pappy's Smokehouse, the Midtown barbecue joint that has gained national attention and has lines out the door daily, co-owner Mike Emerson shares the secret of his success:"I'm a 54-year-old knucklehead who got lucky cooking barbecue."Robin WheelerMike Emerson, co ... More >>
Fernando de Sousa, Wikimedia Commons Show: First of a two-episode arc, "Sniper," from the fourth season of Homicide: Life on the Street.Food: Pills, booze.Difficulty: Painful. Do not try this at home. Owwww.So far I've detailed various methods of choosing sneakable foods, appropriate repackaging and ... More >>