May 3, 2011 by Ashlee Clark Thompson
Whoa, guys. This has been a busy few days, and it’s just going to get worse.
A prince got married. Obama delivered some good zingers at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. A bad guy got killed.
And this week, the Kentucky Derby will cap off three weeks of celebrations in just two minutes. Mother’s Day is creeping up, and I don’t have a present. And between all this, I’m in a hurricane of wedding crafts from which I will not emerge until October.
So here’s some fun food news to keep us all entertained and maybe a little distracted.
- Starbucks coffee shops across New York City (and no doubt the rest of the world) are hot spots for thieves. People let their guards down, leave their stuff at a table while they buy a latte, and boom — no more laptop. (New York Times)
- The hot new celebrity trend? Cookbooks. Here’s a rundown of five actors, reality stars and singers who have ventured into cookbooks. (Washington Post)
- Want to toast to the death of aforementioned bad guy? Here’s a list of places across the country with Osama bin Laden related drink specials. (Eater)