Would you drink your Fritos? How about potato chips? Beer nuts? You may get a chance, because PepsiCo, looking to diversify it's market, is planning to turn snacks into drinks.
The Financial Times reports on the remarks of PepsiCo chief executive Indra Nooyi, who said "The fact that PepsiCo is a fo ... More >>
Summer tomatoes are at their prime, the first fall apples have arrived. Where else but L.A. can you continue to cook your way through the best summer cookbooks by day while starting on those fall reading lists at night?
These are the sort of nightcap-worthy books to pull out when you don't quite f ... More >>
the Museum of Contemporary Art shocked the art world last month by
firing highly respected curator Paul Schimmel after 22 years on the job,
Eli Broad, the billionaire philanthropist and MOCA board member,
personally gave Schimmel the bad news. Broad, who founded two Fortune
500 companies b ... More >>
The Philadelphia Inquirer: The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced that a $4 million grant will help supply the technology for farmers markets to accept food stamps. (The Electronic Benefit Transfer card has largely replaced paper coupons.)
Eater L.A.: Chinese pizzas, most expensive pizzas ... More >>
The James Beard awards are the food equivalent of the Oscars: prestigious golden whatsits, fancy dress event, silly acceptance speeches, requisite grouching about the whole thing being rigged. Oh, yes, and lots of highly talented people getting much-deserved recognition. This year's awards ceremony ... More >>
Yesterday the James Beard Foundation announced its 2012 nominations for book awards, journalism, design and graphics, broadcast and media, and restaurant and chefs. It is a very long list. There were also awards given for lifetime achievement (Wolfgang Puck!) and humanitarian of the year (Charlie Tr ... More >>
Among a slew of fast food headlines in 2011, the unveiling of a new Wendy's burger, Dave's Hot 'N Juicy, had lasting effects on the future of the fast food industry. Thanks largely to the new better-quality burger, Wendy's is set to surpass Burger King next year as the second-most popular (behind Mc ... More >>
Violence, greed, political turmoil and money in quantities reminiscent of another era that is selectively passed out in wads, rolls and tombstones. You're either watching Terence Winter and Martin Scorsese's new HBO series Boardwalk Empire, or getting your late night thrills from the pages of ... More >>
There are quite a few twists to the story of the new Radiohead album that broke on the band's website last night . One that is getting very little attention is the terrible name of the album: In Rainbows.
But here are a couple others:
1. Journalists won't get advance copies or early access. The ... More >>