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The Chains: How to Win a 'Lifetime' Supply of Food from Taco Bell

Taco Bell has launched a contest where up to 11 people could win a lifetime supply of waffle tacos and Crunchwrap Supremes. According to Taco Bell's promotional website, in celebration of its new dollar menu, the chain released "11....

Adventures in Shilling: Watch Chef Thomas Keller in a Car Commercial

Here's chef Thomas Keller (The French Laundry, Per Se) geeking out over the new BMW i8 (which he gets to "drive home") at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The hybrid car (which also features gull-wing doors) is apparently very....

Video Interlude : Watch a History of Alabama's Storied Bayley's Seafood

Southern Foodways' always-excellent video series returns this week with a short documentary about Bayley's Seafood, which originally opened in 1947. Bayley's, in the small town of Theodore, Alabama, has been owned by the same family since its debut, and...

Am Still Cutting Wine Bottles, If You Can Believe It

Taught myself how to do this a couple of years ago. Here's how. eclectic food-for-thought for a changing world

This 99-Pack of Beer Is 100% Awesome

The limited edition beer pack from Austin Beerworks is apparently seven feet long and only $99 for 99 cans of beer. Warning: It may give your six-pack inadequacy issues.

Next Wire: Dinner for Two at Next Will Cost Over $1,000

Tickets for new Trio menu at the ever-changing Next in Chicago are now on sale and it might be the restaurant's most expensive yet. Chef Grant Achatz and executive chef Dave Beran will be serving a menu that harkens...

idk: Jean-Claude Van Damme Denounces His Belgian Heritage by Shilling for Coors Light

The main takeaways here are: 1) Jean-Claude Van Damme is still alive; 2) Van Damme can kick the shit out of some ice; 3) Van Damme does not need to wear a full jean shirt — he prefers to...

Video: The Stunning Landscape of Lisbon and Sesimbra, Portugal

2 days agoFood & Drink / Wine : CataVino

Summer is almost coming to end. The leaves are just starting to change ever -so-slightly. The air is cooling. And offices around Europe are coming back to life. Here at Catavino, we’re enjoying this last week of fabulousness before coming on the grid full-time in September. Come September, ensuring that […]

The Stationary Bike of the Soul

SoulCycle, a company that offers specialized exercise classes, is one example of how a limited set of Americans might find new expressions of spirituality. 

This Pizza Hut Run By Cats Is Really Inefficient But Super Cute So Who Cares

Sadly Pizza Cat, or a Pizza Hut Japan run by cats, is not a real thing but just an ad campaign. That doesn't mean you shouldn't go watch these adorable videos of cats (not really) doing things like delivering...

Video Interlude: Watch Comedian Jim Gaffigan Talk About His Upcoming Book, Food: A Love Story

Comedian/noted food enthusiast/ kale-hater Jim Gaffigan will release his second book, Food: A Love Story, this October. Here, in this low-budget preview video, Gaffigan talks about his "brilliant idea" to create a completely editor book, which disappointingly became a...

Video Interlude : Watch René Redzepi's Epic ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Like Anthony Bourdain and chef Eric Ripert, chef/champion of foragers/chef/owner of Noma René Redzepi joined the long list of people who took the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for ALS. Even though Redzepi is wearing goggles, a rain...

Iced: Watch BFFs Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert Take the Ice Bucket Challenge

The Ice Bucket Challenge — a campaign to raise awareness for ALS, a progressive neurodegenerative disease — has gone viral and a growing number of chefs have accepted the challenge. Parts Unknown host Anthony Bourdain took the challenge poolside...

Eater IDK: 15 Bonkers Japanese Food Commercials Featuring American Celebrities

When American celebrities are looking to make a few extra bucks, fast, they'll turn to their agents who will then turn to the bustling Japanese food and energy drink business. Watch 15 of Hollywood's biggest names sing, dance, and.....

idk: The Ten Best Names for Anthony Weiner's New Restaurant

Politician Anthony Weiner — whose sexual antics have inspired many a hot dog business — is opening a restaurant in Queens, New York. Comedian David Letterman offered up ten names Weiner should use for his new endeavor: "TGI Selfie's,"...

Video Interlude : Watch Bruce Willis and David Letterman Get Messy While Eating Corn on the Cob

Actor Bruce Willis stopped by the Late Show with David Letterman to demonstrate his new inventions. One was a hands-free corn on the cob device. Dubbed the "Bruce Willis Hands Free Corn Eating System," Willis attached a cob to...

Video Interlude : Watch David Chang Talk About His Ultimate 'Food Fail'

As part of his recent visit to The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, chef David Chang reveals his biggest "food fail": In the clip, Chang talks about the embarrassing moment he endured as a young cook in Japan, when...

Video Interlude : Watch Chef David Chang & Jimmy Fallon Slay Hot Wings

Chef David Chang stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to talk about Momofuku's expansion to DC and to make a batch of chicken wings. Chang then challenged host Jimmy Fallon to a hot wing eating contest. Trash-talking...

Julia Child Wire: Today, on what would have been...

Today, on what would have been Julia Child's 102nd birthday, CNN publishes a list of lesser known facts about the woman who got Americans excited about French cuisine. While serving on the Secret Intelligence division of the OSS, she helped...

Video Interlude : How to Make a Watermelon Keg in 7 Steps

Here's a nifty video from Household Hacker on how to turn a watermelon into a keg. They use a 3D printed tap but also offer up suggestions for people who doesn't have access to that technology (basically everyone). Steps...

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