The Vicious Circle Of Caffeine

A new study by researchers at Cornell University suggests that coffee drinkers might be prey to a collection of effects associated with their ability to taste ‘sweet’. The researchers don’t go into what I’d call ‘collateral damage’, but I’ve realized that there could be dire dietary consequences!

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Summer Staples: Real Leomonade

Old Fashioned Lemonade - Detail - ©

What do you think of first when you think of summer drinks? If you said ‘Water’, you’re not shooting high enough. Beer? A Frozen Margarita? Yah! But still not the ultimate. And there are folks who don’t drink Alcohol… My nominee for the universal summer beverage is Lemonade!

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Fast Food Week!

Chocobo Chow - © Dominos Australia

It’s time to round up the usual suspects and look at the best – and worst – that the Fast Food sector had to offer this past week. Our reports range from a hopelessly unsanitary franchise owner, to half price Wings gone south, to McDonald’s, where they apparently charge (US)$1.59 for nothing at all…

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Do we really need ‘O’-Food?

Oprah Foods Packages - ©

Oprah Winfrey has her mitts into just about everything. She’s worshiped by trend followers, style mavens, book lovers and folks who are adoring and persistent enough to get tickets to her TV studio audience (because she always gives away great stuff). Now, she’s selling ‘Comfort Food’…

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