Arby’s, the well-known fast food chain often visited for its famous roast beef sandwiches, has a major announcement this week: it’s bringing back the venison sandwich for one day only – on October 21.
According to New York Daily News, “In what looks like is becoming an annual Arby’s tradition, the chain will re-release their venison burger nationwide — which they debuted last fall — while also testing elk sandwiches in three states.”
“On Saturday, Oct. 21, which is towards the beginning of deer hu…
“Chocolate is good for you.”
“5 health benefits of eating chocolate.”
“Why you should be eating more chocolate.”
These are all headlines from articles from prominent media outlets published within the last year. Everyone from The New York Times reporters to Weight Watchers bloggers have lauded chocolate as a health food, citing benefits like enhanced heart health, boosted concentration, and even improved memory.
But here’s the thing: chocolate is not a health food; it’s candy. While the mainstrea…
After Nabisco announced a $50,000 prize to the contestant who correctly names its Mystery Oreo flavor, shoppers went scrambling to get their hands on a package.
According the official rules, the company will award $50,000 to one Grand Prize winner and $10,000 to five First Prize winners who submit guesses online. Contestants are limited to one entry per person per day, but can earn bonus entries by submitting a photo of themselves with a bag of Mystery Oreos or receipt proving purchase. Submissio…
A Texas man faces a significant stretch in prison after being arrested for stealing over a million dollars worth of fajitas over a ten-year period.
Reports the Daily Mail: "The Cameron County District Attorney's Office said that an employee with Juvenile Justice Department was charged with a first-degree theft, a felony, and is the subject of an ongoing investigation."
"'If it wasn't so serious, you'd think it was a Saturday Night Live skit. But this is the real thing,' District Attorney Luis V. …
You may have trouble eating with chopsticks, but using them in these ways will make your life easier!
What do we mean? Well, in the video above we showcase 38 surprising ways you can use these popular utensils.
Some of our favorites?
You can use them to kindle a fire! (And, yes, roasting marshmallows is the best part of that).
In the mood for a delicious treat? Take those chopsticks out of the junk drawer and create ice cream sticks!
Looking for a fun project to do with your kids? Grab some chopsti…
In 2014, a group of behavior researchers from Cornell University conducted a six-month “fat tax” experiment in a small American town.
The scholars wanted to find out if taxing calorie-rich foods could be used to reduce obesity rates. To find out, half of the 113 households in the experiment were taxed 10 percent on calorie-dense food and drinks, and the other half were not.
The tax resulted in a brief, one-month drop in soda consumption, but no reduction over a three- or six-month period. And as …
We visited the legendary Lombardi's Pizzeria, and in the video below you'll see how much we enjoyed our slice of history.
Today's site of Lombardi’s — at 32 Spring Street in Manhattan’s Little Italy — has been declared a "National Historic and Legendary Pizzeria."
In 1897, Gennaro Lombardi started a grocery store at 53 ½ Spring Street. There, he began making “Neapolitan–style” pizzas for his loyal neighborhood clientele. Gennaro’s pizza become so incredibly popular that his side business soon beca…
For years we’ve been told to avoid white bread and opt for wheat or whole-grain whenever possible. In fact, according to the UK National Food Survey, white bread sales have decreased by 75 percent since 1974, while purchases of whole-wheat bread have increased by 85 percent.
Now, though, new research is suggesting that all our efforts were a complete waste. That’s right, that extra $4 you spent in Trader Joe’s for the organic, whole-wheat sack of fluff could have been spent somewhere else.
Founded in 1888, Katz's, at 129 years old, is New York’s oldest deli. People travel from all over the world to taste Katz’s world-famous pastrami, corned beef and salami sandwiches, as well as its Friday night special: hot dogs and baked beans. It also boasts having the world’s best matzo ball soup — and I agree!
Located on Manhattan's Lower East Side at 205 East Houston Street, Katz's is the last of New York’s well-known, "old-school" iconic deli.
Katz’s décor, smell, feel and nostalgic surroundi…
The Black Ant, in Manhattan’s East Village, is top of the list for any adventurous foodie.
This upscale “alternative” restaurant serves Mexican-inspired cuisine, but one ingredient makes this place spectacular: insects. That's right! Chunky guacamole comes sprinkled with crushed ant salt, croquettes are garnished with a whole grasshopper and cocktail glasses are rimmed with crushed worm salt.
I got to try some of these dishes — and absolutely loved them! Check out the video above!
For thousands of…
You shouldn’t have to sacrifice flavor or time in order to have a wholesome, healthy dinner. Whether you want a meal you can cook during the day while you’re at work or out running errands, crock pot dinners are the way to go. They’re efficient, cost-effective, easy, and you don’t have to worry about burning the house down.
From meat dishes to oatmeal to soup, these healthy slow cooker recipes will get you on the fast track to a skinny waistline and maybe a little extra free time to read a book.