Food floating in clear gelatinous glass was known to our ancestors as â̶͘͜s̵̬͙̓̄͛p̷̦̍̾í̸̢͓̈́́c̴̛̝̉̊ͅ and was a specialty of the greatest generation, destroyed to memory by the 19A0s but rediscovered in retroprophetic works such as Anna Pallai's magnificent 1970s Dinner Party [Amazon] (Twitter). And now aspic is now back in newer, less blatantly revolting forms; here is a fruit salad by Boone Bake.
McDonalds opened its first restaurant in Russia in Moscow in 1990—a grimly amusing sign of American progress as the Soviet Union teetered on the precipice of history. Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine 32 years later, it's shutting up shop. "This is a complicated issue that's without precedent and with profound consequences," said McDonald's chief executive… READ THE REST
If you, as I do, frequently expound on your love for Chinese food- I'm a hit at parties, let me tell ya- around either an elitist or cosmopolitan crowd, you're bound to hear someone say, "Yeah, but that's not real Chinese food." Sure, they're technically correct, but American Chinese food has merit all its own,… READ THE REST
New packaging for Oreos cookies disguises the delicious junk food as healthy veggies and other unappetizing things such as Hanes t-shirts, Ford automobile manuals and 1970s cookbooks. "The brand is calling the limited edition packaging a 'protection program' against thieving children," writes Kathryn Lundstrom for Ad Age. Someone's going to get mad when the recipe… READ THE REST
There's nothing quite like sipping on a chilled glass of wine on a hot summer day to take the edge off and wind down. This summer, instead of spending $10 to $20 per bottle, you can get an assortment of 15 good-tasting wines from Splash Wines for only $50. An amazing way to prepare and stock up… READ THE REST
Even if you've spent hours scrolling through Pinterest and Instagram looking for interior decor ideas to no avail, perhaps something a little "otherworldly" would give your space that something special. Whether it's your kid's room or your living room, a quick transformation doesn't have to be as complicated as you think. Before you start painting… READ THE REST
You know how some movie lines are so iconic, you have to actually imitate the actor's voice when you quote them? Think "I'll be back" from "Terminator" or "My precious" from "The Lord Of The Rings." That's how we feel about "Luke, I am your father" from "Star Wars" (and basically every other phrase Darth… READ THE REST