The Most Extreme Foods People Eat Around The World [PICTURES]
REUTERS/Kham Slaughtered dogs in Vietnam
From fresh, crunchy locusts to eggs hard-boiled in urine, cultural ideas about what constitutes a delicacy vary drastically by region. But the world is getting smaller, and ideas about what’s acceptable to eat are changing. The U.N. recently told people to suck it up and learn to eat bugs, which are filled with protein and fiber.
America’s top chain burgers
1Shackburger, Shake Shack
America’s best fast-food burger is Shake Shack. Yes, it’s better than In-N-Out, and yes, it has its own secret menu… kind of (it’s called Danny Meyer’s hospitality philosophy). What started as a hot dog cart in Madison Square Park in 2001 has made history. Continue reading
The 9 Deadliest Foods On The Planet
Humans are one of the few creatures on this planet who have the capability of ignoring our basic survival instinct. We jump out of perfectly good airplanes, something that still sets off alarms in the most veteran skydivers.
We push ourselves to the edge of death and back with physical demands on our bodies that defy reason: ultramarathons in the desert, living in microgravity, setting the world record for holding one’s breath under water. Continue reading
- In Singapore, you can get sentenced to 15 years in prison and a $500,000 fine for using a chemical in food products that’s common in frozen dinners
- Mtn Dew and products used to keep carpets from catching on fire are made from the same chemical
- A chemical found in Chex Mix is known to cause cancer in rats Continue reading
Katie Kelly Bell, Forbes Contributor
Robert Mondavi : A Century Of Robert Mondavi: Celebrating The Father Of American Wine’s 100th Birthday
“I went throughout the world to find out what my competition was. And then I stopped at nothing to improve what we are doing, to excel. But you have to have faith in yourself; you have to be willing to work hard. You’ll have many naysayers who say ‘No-no.’ Plow ahead! If you have it in your heart, you can achieve it. And that goes for any business. Put your heart and soul into what you do. Work hard. You have to gamble, but gamble intelligently. That takes dedication. But that’s all, it’s very simple!” –Robert Mondavi. Continue reading
Top street eats: ‘101 Best Food Trucks in America’
A New York seafood staple topped The Daily Meal’s list of the 101 Best Food Trucks in America, which includes everything from a muffuletta vendor in Seattle to a Pakistani food truck in San Antonio.
By Victoria Taylor / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Jacob E. Osterhout/The New York Daily News
New York’s Red Hook Lobster Pound surpassed Kogi BBQ, last year’s winner, to claim the top spot.
Flying fish – to your table! Sushi restaurant offers diners a taste of the future with gadget designed to deliver food at 25mph
- Food-laden drone ‘on trial’ at YO! Sushi branch in London
- Company claims it can whizz orders to tables quicker than waiters
- The unlikely-looking tray gadget is controlled by an iPad