Titus Vineyards

Posted on June 23, 2008 Under Food

Hope you don't mind if I share something personal. I just got back from my honeymoon in Napa (no, I will not be posting photos), and of all of the tasting rooms, wine shops, and California cuisine restaurants, my best…

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Got Milk? Got Chocolate. Got Straws.

Posted on June 5, 2008 Under Food

Got milk? Chocolate Flavored Straws, recently released by The San Francisco Chocolate Company, are a great example of fun, functional packaging to bring out the kid in all of us (milk drinkers). Within a sealed, wider than normal straw, chocolate…

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The Lush Life

Posted on June 4, 2008 Under Food

NYC has culinary gems like I have never seen. The best part is, there are the great classic restaurants, but there are also always new diamonds in the rough popping up to challenge the classics-- keep em honest if you…

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Shake Things Up With Gourmet Salts

Posted on May 22, 2008 Under Food

The salt revolution is coming. I know, we all thought artisan salts were totally passé in the gourmet world, now that everyone and their mom has had Himalayan pink sea salt. It's time to put it on something else besides…

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MonaVie: Binary Gucci Juice

Posted on May 9, 2008 Under Food

Luxury. Binary. Juice. Is there a limit on what people will pay to nourish themselves through the medium of fruit juice (and, um, nutritional gel)? It seems as though MonaVie has set out to answer that question -- a little…

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Rhythm is a Spring Water Ad

Posted on May 8, 2008 Under Food

It seems like the last thing the world needs now is a new brand of spring water. But if it's being sold by a puppet dancing to Snap's "Rhythm is A Dancer," the folks at Drench spring water have me…

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Activate Drinks

Posted on April 28, 2008 Under Food

So many energy drinks, so little bladder control. For most health conscious people out there, the biggest problem with the plethora of Gator, Power, Sobe, and other prefixed aides and waters is that we all want to believe that they're…

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Get Your Grill On

Posted on April 22, 2008 Under Food

Warm weather means more than shorts, t-shirts, and flip flops...it also means it's time to brush off that grill and start bbq-ing. Whether you're a carnivore, herbivore, or omnivore, you're going to need more than just fire and coal to…

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Foster Farms: Transformation

Posted on March 10, 2008 Under Food

Not since Frank Perdue and his poultry-looking family sold us on his "all natural" birds have we been so taken with an advertisement for chicken. Foster Farms has taken Dove's "Campaign for Real Beauty" ads (the he ones where models…

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Posted on March 5, 2008 Under Food

I remember walking into A Salt and Battery the first year I lived in New York, and having heart palpitations when I discovered that at Easter, they do deep fried Cadbury Créme Eggs. As disgusting as that sounds, you shouldn't…

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