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Hard Rock Cafe Panama: Jump!

Hard Rock Hotel Panama Megapolis, First Hard Rock Property in Latin America, Expected to Open December 2011

Hard Rock Hotel Panama Megapolis, First Hard Rock Property in Latin America, Expected to Open December 2011

There’s really only one thing left to say:

Well except for the rest of the press release, which follows…

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May 25, 2011   No Comments

White Castle Cake

White Castle celebrates 90th bday with cake.

Everybody loves cake, even fast-food burger restaurants. (Well, okay, maybe not the actual restaurants, but the people behind the scenes do.) Read on to discover news about this 90th bday bash that occurred in Wichita, Kansas.

Sadly, no news regarding the cake was provided.

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May 23, 2011   No Comments

Golden Krust Sauce And A Jerk Burger To Boot

GOLDEN KRUST CARIBBEAN BAKERY & GRILL BURGER Jamaican Jerk Burger with Lime Coleslaw for summer entertaining with Island ease. (PRNewsFoto/Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, Chas Orrico) NEW YORK, NY UNITED STATES

You gotta love it when a company includes recipes in a press release. In this case, Golden Krust Bakery has included a couple of recipes in honor of their new line of condiments. And actually, they sound pretty good. Check out the Island Flavored Ketchup:

The perfect accompaniment to savory dishes, this blend of herbs, including scallion, thyme, scotch bonnet peppers, pimento and onions, is an exceptionally flavorful condiment, ideal for meats, seafood, poultry.

Sounds pretty good! Read on for the whole press release, including two recipes.

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May 21, 2011   No Comments

Zagat Does Food Trucks

Zagat's Food Truck Frenzy

Every metropolitan area seems to have a food truck scene, and Zagat has taken notice. On May 23rd, the Zagat Food Truck Frenzy will be held in NYC. A couple dozen of the area’s finest food trucks will gather in one spot, offering go-go gastronomes the opportunity to try a bit of everything. Considering the quality of food that these trucks have been pumping out, maybe New Yorkers can finally get some decent Mexican food!

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May 20, 2011   No Comments

Ten Food Additives And What They Add (Or Subtract)

Grocery store aisle

Image source: Diana Banana (clickable)

Time for some good weekend reading. Checking out my RSS feed, I find a nice little list of 10 food additives and what they are used for. Yum!

8. Caramel Coloring

When you don’t have real cocoa to put in food, but you want to make it look like you did, you add caramel coloring. This is sometimes added to mixes and cake batters to make them look chocolatey. Mostly, though, caramel coloring is added to cooked meats, sodas and gravies to give them the golden-brown look that people find appetizing. It’s made by cooking up various sugars with agents like ammonium or alkali. Although it’s possibly carcinogenic, it hasn’t been yanked from shelves, because people love brown food. Love it.

If you want to find out what gives popcorn that (not exactly) buttery taste, or what alkali does to chocolate, check out the source link below.

(Via io9)

May 14, 2011   No Comments

White Castle Does Bacon

White Castle logo

White Castle has, shall we say, a distinct aroma. And it’s no secret that the smell of bacon cooking is the greatest smell in the world. So it only makes sense to put the two together! Today’s press release highlights just that. Read on and crave on.

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May 12, 2011   No Comments



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