A Samwitch

June 23, 2011 at 9:36 pm (Uncategorized)

Because.

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Swedish potato sausage: 6-way food fight battle royale

December 22, 2010 at 7:55 pm (Gastro-Nominal, Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Each December, the metro area consumes approximately 3-5 tons of potato sausage.  With a wide array of local meat markets blending and stuffing their own signature recipe, how is a hungry holiday reveler to know which variety to buy?

We decided to pit 6 local butchers against each other in a knock-down, drag-out fight for sausage supremacy.  The middle of the pack was pretty evenly matched, but one local shop distinguished itself from the rest…

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Christmas Candy? I’m Already Looking Forward to Easter!

December 17, 2010 at 9:21 pm (Gastro-Nominal) (, , , , , , , , , , )

-Photo from Consumerist reader Matt

Spotted in a Kroger’s grocery store in Bloomington, IN early this month.

Now, why the hell can’t I buy a red, white & blue dyed watermelon in December?

It’s like they don’t want people to be prepared…

From Consumerist.com

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Would You Like a Bullet Wound With That McMuffin?

December 10, 2010 at 11:21 pm (Gastro-Nominal, Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , , , , , )

Looks so good, you'll wanna shoot yourself! -Photo from mcdonalds.com

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before…

A man walks into a McDonald’s.  In the process of ordering breakfast, he shoots himself in the leg.

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Scottish Company Debuts Haggis Flavored Potato Chips

December 10, 2010 at 10:52 pm (Gastro-Nominal, Great Moments in Human Innovation) (, , , , , , , , , , , )

-Photo from press release by Mackie's of Scotland

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Cryptozoology or Viral Marketing?

December 10, 2010 at 7:33 pm (GAH! Who Writes This Crap?) (, , , , , , , , , , , , )

"Strange t'ings on da bayou, boy..." -Photo from dailymail.co.uk

What the hell is this?

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McDonald’s to Feature Oatmeal on Menu?

December 9, 2010 at 8:39 pm (Gastro-Nominal) (, , , , , , )

-Photo from consumerist.com

This picture appears to show a corporate memo from McDonald’s that reveals that the Golden Arches will begin to offer oatmeal on it’s menu as of December 15th, at least in Indiana.

“Ba-da-ba-ba-ba… I’m lumpin’ it…”

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Robots on Bicycles Serve Chinese Diners

December 8, 2010 at 8:38 pm (Gastro-Nominal, Great Moments in Human Innovation) (, , , , , , , , , , , , )

"Our specials today: Klaatu, Barada, Nikto" -Photo from odditycentral.com

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Free Hooker With Every Burger!

December 8, 2010 at 8:00 pm (Gastro-Nominal) (, , , , , , , )

-Photo from consumerist.com

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HEY, Don’t Eat That!: 5 (MORE) of the Dumbest Things People Have Intentionally Eaten

December 1, 2010 at 6:01 pm (Gastro-Nominal) (, , , , , , , , )

-from Photobucket user oromis_bmc

This post will add 5 more inductees into the Hey, Don’t Eat That! Hall of Fame.  First, a quick recap of our first 5 inductees:     Read the rest of this entry »

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