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Entries by Rachel Tepper from 10/2012

World's Largest Pizza Box Serves Up To 70 People (PHOTO)

Posted 10.01.2012 | Food

No need to adjust your screen. The picture below features the world's largest deliverable pizza, complete with the world's largest delivery pizza box....

Sbarro Revamp: Pizza Chain Looks To Panera And Qdoba For Inspiration

Posted 10.09.2012 | Food

Over the last few decades, Sbarro has become known as the pizza company of choice for mall and airports. But, that may soon change as it eases into a ...

Wine And Food Pairings Explained By Science: It's All About Mouthfeel

Posted 10.09.2012 | Food

The notion of pairing food and wine is centuries old, but now science is backing it up. Findings published in the October 9th issue of Current Biol...

Food And Bacon In Popular Culture An Unexpected Boon For Novelty Industry

Posted 10.09.2012 | Food

Shana Iverson is all laughs when she describes her office, which sounds less like a workplace and more like a kook's menagerie. She ticks off a fe...

Padma Lakshmi Lets Stranger Eat Ham Off Her Body For $1,000 Charity Donation

Posted 10.09.2012 | Food

Apparently, if you want to eat a piece of ham off Padma Lakshmi's body, the going rate is $1,000. That number was established Monday night in Wash...

Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte Shortage Crisis Averted

Posted 10.10.2012 | Food

Never fear, lovers of Starbucks' pumpkin spice lattes -- the shortage crisis reported earlier this month has been averted. ABC reports that a Twitt...

Philly Cheesesteak Trademark Case Pits Campo's Deli Against U.S. Patent Office

Posted 10.10.2012 | Food

Philly cheesesteaks and an apostrophe are at the heart of a legal dustup between a Philadelphia area restaurant and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Offi...

Race Car Crashes Into French Vineyard During Rallye De Drance (VIDEO)

Posted 10.10.2012 | Food

We feel terrible for Daniel Wolfer, owner of the Alsace vineyard in the below video filmed during the Rallye de France. A rally car, driven by Nor...

Papa John's Pizza Delivery Man Bests Stun Gun Attacker, Refuses To Give Up Pies

Posted 10.10.2012 | Food

Hats off to a brave Papa John's Pizza delivery driver in Daytona Beach, Florida, who refused to give up his pies even after being shocked with a stun ...

Kellogg Mini-Wheats Recall: Millions Of Boxes Possibly Contaminated With Metal Pieces

Posted 10.11.2012 | Food

Breakfast cereal lovers best pay attention: Kellogg's is recalling millions of boxes of Mini-Wheats cereal that may be contaminated with pieces of met...

Starbucks Ditches Tables And Chairs For Tiny New Green Concept

Posted 10.11.2012 | AOL
Read More: Video, AOL News

Sorry folks, there won't be any comfy oversized chairs at some new Starbucks locations, which will forgo tables and chairs entirely in favor of a driv...

George Osumi, Cellar Employee, Allegedly Replaced $3 Million-Worth Of Wine With Trader Joe's Two Buck Chuck

Posted 10.11.2012 | Food

A California man is accused of stealing nearly $3 million in wine from a private storage locker, replacing more than 1,000 bottles of first-growth Bor...

Pizza Hut's Hot Dog Stuffed Crust Pies To Hit Canada Stores

Posted 10.11.2012 | Food

Brace yourselves, because Pizza Hut's hot dog stuffed crust pizza -- which previously had been safely confined to the U.K. -- has crossed the Atlantic...

The Onion Debuts Fake Food Show 'Porkin' Across America' (VIDEO)

Posted 10.11.2012 | Food

We've got to hand it to The Onion. Its latest parody, "Porkin' Across America," nails food reality television to a tee -- even the camera angles look ...

Flavored Vodka On The Rise, Accounted For A Quarter Of All 2011 Vodka Sales

Posted 10.12.2012 | Food

People really do love flavored vodka. According to food research and consulting firm Technomic's recently released Special Trends in Adult Beverages (...

Starbucks Ditches Tables And Chairs For Tiny New Green Concept

Posted 10.15.2012 | Food

Sorry folks, there won't be any comfy oversized chairs at some new Starbucks locations, which will forgo tables and chairs entirely in favor of a driv...

McRib's Seasonal Availability Is All About Marketing

Posted 10.15.2012 | Food

Last month we learned that McDonald's fabled McRib would return just in time for this year's holidays, and now we're finding out a bit more about the ...

McDonald's Closes Nearly 50 New Zealand Locations Because Of Potentially Glass-Tainted Buns

Posted 10.15.2012 | Food

The buns at about 50 McDonald's eateries in New Zealand have been pulled as the chain investigates whether glass from a broken lightbulb contaminated ...

Great American Beer Festival Announces 2012 Winners

Posted 10.15.2012 | Food

This year's Great American Beer Festival -- the largest commercial beer competition in the world -- wrapped up on Saturday in Denver with 254 medals a...

Elephant Dung Coffee: World's Most Expensive Brew Is Made With Pooped-Out Beans

Posted 10.15.2012 | AOL
Read More: Video, AOL News

Would you pay $1,100 for a kilogram of specialty coffee beans? What if they were pooped out by an elephant? It may sound like the stuff of satire, ...

Elephant Dung Coffee: World's Most Expensive Brew Is Made With Pooped-Out Beans

Posted 10.15.2012 | Food

Would you pay $1,100 for a kilogram of specialty coffee beans? What if they were pooped out by an elephant? It may sound like the stuff of satire, ...

Cici's Pizza Is America's Favorite Fast-Casual Pizza Chain, Study Finds

Posted 10.16.2012 | Food

New findings from research agency Market Force suggest that America's favorite fast-casual pizza chains is CiCi’s Pizza. The study asked 7,600 co...

Peanut Butter Recall Now Includes Raw And Roasted Nuts

Posted 10.16.2012 | Food

The ongoing peanut recall, which first resulted in hundreds of Trader Joe's peanut butter jars being pulled from shelves and since grew to include 14 ...

Lizzy Jagger Poses With Dead Fish For Fishlove Sustainable Seafood Photo Project

Posted 10.16.2012 | Food

What better way is there to support sustainable seafood than by posing nude with some dead fish? At least that's we think was going through Lizzy Jagg...

Despite 2012 Food Safety Disasters, Consumers Aren't Overly Concerned Says Research

Posted 10.16.2012 | Food

Despite this year's numerous food safety catastrophes, U.S. consumers aren't too worried about the possible effects. Market research firm NPD Group...