Tag: food


  • 10 of the Most Pretentious Restaurants on Earth

    Ever want to go out for a nice dinner, but instead find yourself choking down bite-sized portions of strangely shaped concoctions delivered by your gourmet chef? Ever simply want a burger and end up in what looks like a high chair, eating raw meat slivers from some unknown country? Stiff dress codes and valet parking […]

  • 6 Gourmet Meals For Under $10 (with Recipes)

      Share   We’re all broke these days, and many people have turned frugality into some sort of maniacal game where we try to spend the absolute least amount of money on everything possible — including food. This often means sacrificing quality in the name of dollar-and-diming it, which can be both tasteless and detrimental […]

  • 10 Awesome Reasons to Live Off the Grid

    Want to feel like a real frontiersman? Are you tired of being oppressed by “The Man”? Do you not even know who “The Man” is referring to? Then you gotta live off the grid! It’s like being a pioneer, only with the Internet and packets of instant Starbucks. It’s a lot of work, but here […]

  • 10 of the Most Massive Food Recalls in History

    Food is great until you realize that most of it’s laden with chemicals, hormones, and other health-depreciating nonsense. It seems the only way to stay healthy is by turning into an evil, pretentious vegan, so most of us settle for pretending counting calories and carbohydrates truly matters. On the brighter side, at least our food […]

  • 10 Things You Can Do to Prepare for Economic Collapse

    The End is Nigh, and we’re not just talking about Glenn Beck’s ratings. Some economists are saying that the US has passed the point of no return with its economy, which means economic collapse is as inevitable as Charlie Sheen’s future apologies. There’s lots you’ll need to do before hunkering down in your zombie-proof bunker […]

  • Are Food Prices Worth the Worry?

    Oil prices are levitating; as a result, everyone is freaking out about food. Food prices, that is, which threaten to increase more (and cause riots, and shortages, and all those other fun aftereffects) as oil climbs the stairway to heaven. I recently wrote a couple of articles for a Minyanville feature package on food prices. […]

  • The Cost of Living: Healthy vs. Unhealthy

    We all know that we should eat right, exercise and live an overall healthy lifestyle. However, not everyone does. Eating healthy foods generally costs more; however , a habit of eating cheaper junk foods can lead to obesity — which is quite expensive in terms of health care costs.

  • Does Growing Your Own Food Really Save Money?

    (Image credit: fotzepolitic.com) The New York Times today put out a piece on this year’s unexpected rise in home gardening. Seed companies and garden shops say that not since the rampant inflation of the 1970s has there been such an uptick in interest in growing food at home. George C. Ball Jr., owner of the […]