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Tuesday: July 26, 2011

McDonald's takes a stab at making Happy Meals a healthier option.McDonald's takes a stab at making Happy Meals a healthier option.

And just how will McDonald's pull off this healthy task you ask? By shrinking the size of the french fries portion that comes with the meal, of course. And believe it or not, the fast food chain even toyed with removing french fries all together from Happy Meals. According to the LA Times, families in this test group rebelled (non-violently) against this idea. Take that, healthly diet!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Food @ 2:47 PM | Tags (8) | happymeal | mcdonalds | latimes | healthy | fries | calories | food | diet |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 8, 2011

A list of ten bizarre candies up for sale at your local dollar store. Gummy Rats anyone?A list of ten bizarre candies up for sale at your local dollar store. Gummy Rats anyone?

I don't know what's so bizarre about this list of delicious treats from Cafe Society. I mean who wouldn't want to eat a marshmallow-fluff-type-substance in a tube with a picture of a gorilla on it? At least the fluff comes out from the top of the tube and not the bottom (not sure if this is the case upon further inspection). Bonus: panda flavor available as well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Food @ 1:45 PM | Tags (9) | bizarre | cafesociety | candies | candy | dollar | fluff | gorilla | gummy | panda |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: March 17, 2010

Want a new way to get your coffee fix on? Try inhaling it.Want a new way to get your coffee fix on? Try inhaling it.

First there was the chocolate aerosol that gave chocoholics all the flavour without the calories of their favourite snack. Now the same scientists have come up with the coffee spray that gives you as much caffeine as found in one single espresso.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Food @ 2:41 PM | Tags (8) | coffee | breath | whiff | caffeine | lewhif | lungs | dailymail | espresso |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 21 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: January 8, 2010

A collection of the world's strangest movie theater snacks for you to gawk at.A collection of the world's strangest movie theater snacks for you to gawk at.

Article covers a wide variety of assorted snacks that you may not have previously known about or even wanted to know about. Also, did you know that the Dutch have the highest per capita licorice consumption in the world?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Food @ 3:48 PM | Tags (11) | t+l | food | snacks | movies | strange | gawk | collection | travel | sugar | salty | weird |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 42 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: December 11, 2009

Some of the world's most extravagant meals that you can enjoy, if you have the cash.Some of the world's most extravagant meals that you can enjoy, if you have the cash.

Dinner In The Sky 'People were getting bored with just going to the same old restaurants,' says David Ghysels, the Belgian entrepreneur who created this movable restaurant suspended by a crane.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Food @ 4:19 PM | Tags (6) | food | abcnews | expensive | extravagant | cash | money |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 33 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: December 9, 2009

Ten amazing gingerbread creations for your viewing pleasure.Ten amazing gingerbread creations for your viewing pleasure.

Something about that gingerbread version of Link is quite disturbing to me - I can't seem to put my finger on what it is.  Now if you'll excuse me, I simply can't wait to go bomb some Dodongos.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Food @ 4:27 PM | Tags (9) | gingerbread | food | zelda | link | toxel | design | creations | sculptures | edible |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 25 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: December 7, 2009

Kellogg would like to warn you about a nationwide Eggo shortage.Kellogg would like to warn you about a nationwide Eggo shortage.

It will take until the middle of 2010 before shelves around the country are stocked at pre-shutdown levels, Charles said. Already customers are noticing near-empty Eggo shelves on the freezer aisle at many grocery stores.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Food @ 6:33 AM | Tags (5) | kellogg | eggo | shortage | usatoday | food |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: November 24, 2009

A handy tutorial on how to make your very own turducken this Thanksgiving.A handy tutorial on how to make your very own turducken this Thanksgiving.

Just what is this mythical 'turducken' you speak of? Turducken consists of a a turkey, which is then stuffed with a duck, and then finally stuffed with a chicken. Gobble gobble.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Food @ 6:40 AM | Tags (8) | turducken | food | wikihow | tutorial | cooking | turkey | duck | chicken |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 23 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 29, 2009

Yes, eating more black pepper will increase your food's nutritional value.Yes, eating more black pepper will increase your food's nutritional value.

The piperine in it increases the bioavailability of many substances through a bunch of cool processes, which results in more nutrients reaching your cells. 

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Food @ 7:52 AM | Tags (7) | food | health | nutrients | nutrition | pepper | piperine | substances |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 15, 2009

Fifteen amazing cheese sculptures for you to gawk at.Fifteen amazing cheese sculptures for you to gawk at.

A collection of some really detailed art made entirely out of the yellow stuff. It's sure to make your afternoon a little more... well cheesy. Golf clap.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Food @ 4:12 PM | Tags (5) | artsy | cheese | food | sculptures | toxel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 7, 2009

Krispy Kreme burger now available for purposeful clogging of arteries.Krispy Kreme burger now available for purposeful clogging of arteries.

The story goes that the inventor of this 1,500 calorie sandwich was trying to make a burger, ran out of buns, then proceeded used glazed doughnuts instead. The final touch? Deep frying the whole thing. Hospital please.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Food @ 4:11 PM | Tags (6) | burger | calories | dougnuts | food | krispykreme | sandwich |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 36 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 29, 2009

Want to be a professional eater? Try eating thrity-three burritos in ten minutes.Want to be a professional eater? Try eating thrity-three burritos in ten minutes.

Major League Eating's top-ranked eater is Joey Chestnut, and the 42-year-old Shoudt recently defeated the world champion at a chili spaghetti eating contest.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Food @ 8:02 AM | Tags (5) | food | eater | professional | burritos | usatoday |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 17, 2009

Fifty of the world's best foods and where you can actually eat them.Fifty of the world's best foods and where you can actually eat them.

The world's best Texas barbecue happens to be in Texas. Who knew?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Food @ 7:21 AM | Tags (4) | food | best | world | guardian |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 50 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 2, 2009

Turns out that sixty percent of adults can't digest milk.Turns out that sixty percent of adults can't digest milk.

Being able to digest milk is so strange that scientists say we shouldn't really call lactose intolerance a disease, because that presumes it's abnormal. Instead, they call it lactase persistence, indicating what's really weird is the ability to continue to drink milk.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Food @ 7:34 AM | Tags (5) | digestion | milk | adults | lactose | food |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 31, 2009

Starbucks pulls the curtain back on brand new line of instant coffee.Starbucks pulls the curtain back on brand new line of instant coffee.

Three packets will set you back $2.95 while one box will cost you $9.99.  Lack of a smug barista: priceless.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Food @ 12:47 PM | Tags (4) | coffee | instant | starbucks | via |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 16 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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