Ah, Yelp, the go-to magnet for wannabe reviewers and genuine foodies alike to vent and gush about their favorite eateries. National website Eater wrangled up a few chefs at the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, Colorado, to read some of their worst Yelp reviews. Among the talented chefs getting chopped by their reviewers include some of Minnesota's most-beloved.
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|ReviewerCard: Shameful? Or really, really shameful?|
It's enough to make Adam Sandler's song "Lunch Lady" sound like a utopian fantasy ("got no idea what the chicken pot pie is made of..."). Sadly, we do know what the hamburger patties served by the national school lunch program are made of, and it isn't pretty. A recent article from TheDaily.com reveals in stomach-turning detail how a substance dubbed "pink slime" by celebrity chef Jamie Oliver continues to be purchased and used by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for the national school lunch program, even after being shunned by such notoriously unchoosy establishments as McDonald's and Taco Bell. Finish your lunch, then read on to learn what your kids might be eating today.
Greg Zabilski/ABC Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver whips up a batch of pink slime
|A little more than your standard heart-shaped pizza|
In a desperate, fat-fueled attempt to pull ahead of McDonald's in the fast-food race, the LA Times reports that Burger King will begin testing home delivery service at selected restaurants in the Washington, D.C., area. Just another approach in Burger King's never-ending quest to let you "have it your way," especially if "your way" means never having to leave your couch or get out of your sweatpants.
Ding-dong! This creep coming to a doorstep near you. With fries.
Times are tough for America's restaurant owners. McDonald's is planning a large-scale makeover for many of its restaurants, hoping to make them more 'chic.' Wendy's has reworked its menu, changing to natural-cut fries and new burgers. Even Subway is getting in on the act, introducing Subway Cafes.
Soon, that cup could be filled with merlot!
Not to be outdone, America's favorite broker of bitsy burgers, White Castle, has quietly been testing a couple of new piggy-back brands--think Arby's/Sbarro or A&W/KFC--that are located inside of or adjacent to White Castles. But more interestingly, White Castle has also been testing in-store sales of the one thing that makes White Castle infinitely more appealing: booze!More »
|Wait--we thought the Grinch was green...|
The shadowy enemy is hard to identify: They hide their evil intentions behind the very convenient excuses of being "multicultural" or "inclusive" or even "not being religious zealots." But, lucky for America, the American Family Association is watching out for us.
And according to the AFA, one Minnesota company can expect coal in its stocking this year.More »