Food & Bev

March 7, 2006
Po-tay-toh Pa-tah-toh premium
The Durkee-Mower company, makers of the magically delicious foodstuff Marshmallow Fluff, are suing Williams Sonoma for selling a candy product using the name Fluffernutter, of which Durkee claims to own the rights. Who knew one of our childhood lunchbox staples was an actionable copyright? Out of fear of facing similiar suits from other large corporations, […]
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February 2, 2006
Sans Tomato Soup premium
Since we love any grilled cheese related news here at ranzino.com, we thought we would be remiss if we did not report the results of the World Grilled Cheese Eating Championship. In a stunning performance reminiscent of a mid-life Kirstie Alley White Castle run, Sonya Thomas of Alexandria, VA packed away 26 grilled cheese sandwiches […]
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March 1, 2005
Sustenance Shame Spiral premium
Five Things I Am Secretly Ashamed Of Concerning My Current Relationship With Food 5. I prefer Kraft Macaroni & Cheese from a box as opposed to the homemade variety. 4. I have reached the stage in my life where non-diet soda is “too filling.” 3. I recently ate a 13 ounce “Weekender” size bag of […]
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January 24, 2005
Can She Bake a Cherry Pie, Billy Boy, Billy Boy? premium
In case you missed it, January 23 was National Pie Day as declared by the American Pie Council. The APC describes itself as an organization: “committed to preserving America’s pie heritage and promoting American’s love affair with pies.” The APC mission statement goes on to describe their goal to,“raise awareness, enjoyment and consumption of pies.” […]
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January 11, 2005
The Cult of Dunkin’ premium
I am not alone.<br /><br /><a href=”http://dunkindonutstalk.com/”>www.dunkindonutstalk.com</a><br />
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January 7, 2005
I Spy With My Devout Eye premium
Now that Virgin Mary sightings are in vogue again, (culminating in last year’s spectacular auctioning-off of the blessed half-eaten Virgin Mary grilled cheese sandwich on eBay) it’s time for the boys in Vegas to get involved. Here are Sin City’s current odds on where the holy mother will appear next. Rush Limbaugh’s lower back – […]
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January 4, 2005
Confections with Attitudes premium
Today, after polishing off my lunch of pork fried rice and an egg roll, I broke into my complimentary “fortune” cookie to find this message: “If you work harder, your monetary rewards will be greater.” Great. Now in addition to my mother-in-law, I have miniature fried desserts all over my ass. When exactly did fortune […]
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December 22, 2004
Let’s Think People, Think! premium
Dear Lady in the Green Dodge Caravan in front of me at the Dunkin’ Donuts Drive-Thru, The next time you need to order; (from what I could tell) a box of Munchkins, 4 breakfast sandwiches, 6 distinctly different hot beverages, a holiday donut express pack, two decorative travel mugs, several packs of Dunkin Donuts gift […]
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December 21, 2004
Pass the Guacamole premium
If you’re having an introspective moment and wondering just what you’ve done in your life to this point, and wondering if it has been worth all your hard work and sacrifice, take a moment to consider Burritoman. Draw newfound inspiration from one man’s successful quest to eat 150 Chipolte Burritos in one calendar year. At […]
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October 15, 2004
Hello My Name Is… premium
Hello, my name is Brian and I’m a Dunkaholic. It’s been 16 days since my last Dunkin’ Donuts breakfast sandwich combo. Sometimes I wake up in a cold sweat in the middle of the night. During those dark moments, I swear I can taste a hint of fennel from their scrumptious sausagey goodness. Then, in […]
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