[Bits and pieces] $100 margarita, chicken-nugget diet and other food news from the web, 1.30.12

Leave a comment

January 30, 2012 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

Photo courtesy TheCulinaryGeek via Flickr.

 

  • A restaurant in L.A. has created a $100 margarita. I could have sworn we were in a recession. (LA Weekly)

 

  • In just a few days, KFC will introduce the Double Down and all its carbs to Japan. In case you forgot, the Double Down is made up of two pieces of chicken with cheese and bacon sandwiched in between. I still think this sandwich is too much of a good thing, but the Japanese poster sure is appealing. (Eater National)

 

  • True story: A British teenager has eaten nothing but chicken nuggets for 15 years. She also has anemia, breathing problems and swollen veins in her tongue. Where is the adult who should have stopped this madness? (Huffington Post)

 

  • Check out these amazing pictures and a story about the food of the Occupy movement. It takes some creative and dedicated people to feed the protesters, especially as winter hits. (The Kitchn)

 

  • I guess your eyes really can be bigger than your stomach. Optical illusions can make a big difference in how much we think we’re eating. Here are some tips on how not to let looks fool you. (NPR)
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Louisville Diners

My first book with the publisher History Press is available now!

Enter your email address to subscribe to Ashlee Eats and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 4,675 other followers

All Content © Ashlee Clark Thompson 2010-2015
%d bloggers like this: