Category Archives: junk food

Sodas, Celebrities and Sell-Outs

Last year, Mark Bittman wrote: “Why Do Stars Think It’s O.K. to Sell Soda?” This was in response to Beyonce’s promotion to sell Pepsi. I couldn’t agree more. It is maddening actually. With the current culture being so obsessed with … Continue reading

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Fries Rule.

Fries in Paris. But, as we know from this other post, fries are not the best for you.

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Potato chips are really bad for you. Sad…

I really like chips. Especially the jalapeno flavored ones I used to get in Washington Heights. Miss Vickies to be precise. They are good here in Italy too – especially when accompanied by Prosecco as an aperitivo. And maybe this … Continue reading

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Fish and Chips Brighton style – shite right!

Had me some fish and chips in Brighton. Not sure I dig on them. The first bite is awesome but after that, you are left feeling a bit underwhelmed for the remainder of the meal. It needs hot sauce or … Continue reading

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Kessler’s take on overeating

The former FDA commissioner, David Kessler, published a book last year, entitled “The End of Overeating.” I finally just got around to reading it, and I didn’t really put it down, except to eat and well, go to my job. … Continue reading

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This has to be a joke – “The Luther Burger”

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The future of the big mac and junk food is heroin

The future evolution of the big mac. Considered a joke, but not so far off… David Kessler’s book, The End of Overeating, is also gaining some momentum. He basically says that junk food is addictive as heroin. Scripps Research Institute … Continue reading

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