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Entries by Carey Polis from 10/2011

Burger Bash 2011: Our 9 Favorite Burgers From The 2011 New York Wine & Food Festival

Posted 10.01.2011 | Huffington Post

We've really become red meat experts this week. On Thursday, we devoured over a dozen meatballs and Friday we managed to eat 20 (20!) different burger...

Alton Brown Wants Next Cookbook To Be An E-Book

Posted 10.01.2011 | Huffington Post

By J.M. HIRSCH NEW YORK -- Alton Brown's next cookbook may be more like "The Matrix" than Food Network. That's because the host of the network's...

Long Road From Farm To Plate Worsens Food Outbreaks

Posted 10.03.2011 | Huffington Post

(Associated Press) WASHINGTON -- The recent listeria outbreak from cantaloupe demonstrates one likely cause of large-scale occurrences of serious illn...

Jacques Pepin: Consumers May Pay Price Of Chefs' Fame

Posted 10.03.2011 | Huffington Post

(Associated Press) NEW YORK -- What price fame? Perhaps a raw deal on your meal, says Jacques Pepin. The longtime dean of French cooking in the U.S...

The 'New York Times Magazine' Food & Drink Issue

Posted 10.03.2011 | Huffington Post

This Food and Drink Issue of the magazine — the fourth annual — is full of questions. I have two of my own, and they're the same questions I've be...

America's Favorite Casual Restaurant Chains

Posted 10.03.2011 | Huffington Post

Market Force just released the results of its 4,500-person survey on casual dining. The results were tabulated by number of votes, and then the numb...

Four Loko To Change Label, Admit How Much Alcohol It Contains

Posted 10.03.2011 | Huffington Post

NEW YORK -- The makers of the alcoholic drink Four Loko have agreed to change its labeling and packaging to settle Federal Trade Commission charges of...

Supreme Court Refuses To Hear KFC Appeal On Paying Corporate Taxes

Posted 10.03.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court won't stop Iowa from forcing KFC Corp. to pay nearly $250,000 in corporate income taxes, even though it had no restaur...

New York Wine & Food Festival 2011: A Wrap-Up

Posted 10.03.2011 | Huffington Post

This past weekend, there was one game in town as far as the food world went: the 2011 New York Wine & Food Festival. It could not have been a good few...

Eating With Men Makes You Eat Less, Study Says

Posted 10.04.2011 | Huffington Post

A new study published in the Journal of Applied Social Psychology confirms what many already could have guessed: women eat less when in the company of...

Melissa McCarthy Is One Crazy Hidden Valley Ranch Fan On SNL (VIDEO)

Posted 10.04.2011 | Huffington Post

Mike & Molly and Bridesmaids actress Melissa McCarthy pretty much rocked it as a Saturday Night Live host this past weekend. HuffPost Food was both pa...

You Better Not Ask For Milk From These Coffee Snobs (VIDEO)

Posted 10.04.2011 | Huffington Post

First there was Funny or Die's annoying Yelpers and now there are the obnoxious coffee snobs, perhaps modeled after hipster baristas. In the clip ...

A Week In The Life Of A Sustainable Chicken Farmer (Food Informants)

Posted 10.05.2011 | Huffington Post

Food Informants is a week-in-the-life series profiling fascinating people in the food world. We hope it will give you a first-hand look at the many di...

Method Man Sour Patch Kids Rap: Rapper Shills For World Gone Sour Video Game

Posted 10.05.2011 | Huffington Post

If you listed all the possible topics for a new rap by Method Man, "Sour Patch Kids" probably wouldn't rank very high. However, this new music video s...

Gilt Taste, OpenSky Blur The Line Between Editorial And Product Sales

Posted 10.05.2011 | Huffington Post

-- If Tom Colicchio was your neighbor you'd ask him which knife to buy, right? And you'd definitely ask your sister-in-law Dorie Greenspan about her ...

America's Most Popular Pizza Toppings

Posted 10.05.2011 | Huffington Post

Although non-traditional pizza toppings may be trendy, according to Nation's Restaurant News, the most popular pizza toppings are still pretty classic...

Eating Baby Animals: Should You Or Shouldn't You?

Posted 10.05.2011 | Huffington Post

In his weekly food column for TIME, Josh Ozersky writes about "The Gastronomic Case Against Eating Baby Animals." The self-professed meat lover and fo...

Pizza Vending Machines: They Exist, But Would You Use Them?

Posted 10.06.2011 | Huffington Post

There's nothing like a piping hot pizza (well, except when it's a piping hot pizza that burns the roof of your mouth). But somehow piping hot pizza th...

Chef April Bloomfield, Stephanie Izard Appear on 'Vice Munchies' (VIDEO)

Posted 10.06.2011 | Huffington Post

In the two newest installments of Vice's "Munchies" series, April Bloomfield, chef of New York hot spots The Breslin, The John Dory and The Spotted Pi...

Marijuana Wine: The 'Open Secret' Of Wine Country

Posted 10.06.2011 | Huffington Post

Pot brownies are so yesterday -- who cares about accidentally getting co-workers high or police eating confiscated pot brownies? We're into the next b...

Dogfish Head's Pearl Jam Beer, Faithfull Ale, Commemorates Band's 20th Anniversary

Posted 10.07.2011 | Huffington Post

In celebration of Pearl Jam's 20th anniversary as a band and its debut album, "Ten," Dogfish Head brewery has created Faithfull ale, a Belgian-style g...

Alaska University Experiments With Golden Potato

Posted 10.07.2011 | Huffington Post

TRAPPER CREEK, Alaska -- Golden birch trees marked the edge of Greg Kalal's fields, but the dentist-turned-farmer was more interested in hues beneath ...

5 Signs You Got A Bad Deal

Posted 10.07.2011 | Huffington Post

As the blogger behind The Bad Deal, Bloomberg News food critic Ryan Sutton chronicles some of the silliest and most deceptive dining offers on daily d...

Dumbbell Cutlery: When You Need To Work Out And Eat At The Same Time

Posted 10.07.2011 | Huffington Post

Whimsical invention site The Cheeky may have just created the best weight loss tool ever. It has introduced dumbbell cutlery, which, according to the ...

Is Robert Sietsema Behind Twitter Parody Ruth Bourdain?

Posted 10.07.2011 | Huffington Post

Ruth Bourdain, the Beard Award-winning parody Twitter account/mashup of Anthony Bourdain and Ruth Reichl, has kept his/her anonymity locked up tight, ...