Competitive eating: some people love it, some people hate it, but lots of people like to do it, and even more people like to watch them do it. From Man Vs. Food to the iconic Nathan’s Hotdog Eating Contest on Coney Island, competitive eating has captured the American imagination. Hundreds of formal and informal eating competitions are held each year all over the country, drawing the hungry and the daring to eat scale-tipping amounts of food in a single sitting.
Everyone likes a good wine and cheese party, but how are you going to make yours stand above the rest? Joonbug is here to provide you with fool-proof recipes that will be sure to make your party the talk of tastebud town. Picture this scene: your guests are entering your home, enticed by the smells of cinnamon, fruits, and freshly baked dough. We guarantee that that is exactly what will happen if you follow this easy recipe for baked brie which is sure to capture the hearts of your family and friends. Not only is baked brie more than easy to make -- wrap up some brie and fruit spread in puff pastry, bake it off, and enjoy--but also, you can take it to the next level by making just a few additions.
The chinese new year is here: the year of the horse has arrived. It is one of the most important holidays in the Chinese calendar. Billions will celebrate this holiday, From China to Singapore. Celebrations will be seen with spectacular fireworks displays and family feasts, culminating in a lantern festival. Tradition thrives during this period where the Chinese enjoy the well-loved foods. New York City contains within a vast array of restaurants where Chinese flavors and in the air and the palate just yearns to savor the delectable dishes. Sifting through towards truly great places I give to you a selection of just some of the best of Chinese restaurants in the city.How about some Dim Sum? Anyone? Here’s a place to enjoy some great dim sum--Golden Unicorn Restaurant. And yes it’s a very well-known gem waiting to be experienced. Its dishes are steeped in tradition so dedicate your taste buds to their steamed delicacies. Such as the steamed shrimp dumpling or the sticky rice and chicken. P.S. their menu is pretty extensive so absolutely stay a while.
In 2011, a yellow Lamborghini belonging to Guy Fieri was allegedly stolen by California 19-year-old Max Wade. Now, the man has been sentenced to a life sentence for a string of crimes, including the auto theft, attempted murder, and participation in a drive-by shooting.
It was alleged that the drive-by incident occured when Wade fired gunshots at two aquaintances, Landon Wahstrom and Eva Dedier, who were sitting in a truck. Prosecution later claimed the crime as an act of jealousy.
During the investigation of the shooting, police found Fieri's car, which is worth about $200,000. Originally, the Lamborghini was stolen while being held at a San Francisco dealership. Wade was sentenced last Thursday, January 23rd.
With Super Bowl XLVIII fast approaching, it's time to get a start on planning the best snack menu, and we don't mean just chips and salsa. Whether you've got a serious sweet tooth, are crazy for finger foods, or just want to try something you've never had before, we've got you covered. These recipes are cute and easy (and they won't break the bank either).
If you've never tried making your own snack mix, now's the time. It's easy to do and tastes better than store bought Chex Mix. This recipe is a tasty blend of mixed nuts and classic additions like Chex cereal and pretzel sticks, but you can add or omit whatever you want. Toss with a packet of ranch dressing mix and spices, bake, and enjoy!
It may seem challenging to stay committed to a promise you drunkenly made to yourself almost 30 days ago, and you’re probably about ready to embrace your winter blues and throw in the towel on your proposed plan for health and fitness. The zero degree weather is not exactly welcoming you with open arms as you 6AM gym alarm goes off. You’re sick of going to group dinners and not drinking in favor of your “sober January” pledge. Fear not, those with weakened resolve. Here are five restaurant options that make for great girls night out that serves kale with that Pinot.
We all get hooked on something from time to time, whether it be chain-watching television shows on Netflix or taking those trending Buzzfeed quizzes. For us right now, it's marathoning Japanese cooking shows on YouTube. Why? We're not quite sure, but be warned: once you start, you may not be able to stop. Here's a roundup of the four best Japanese cooking channels we've encountered thus far (in no particular order).
Ochikeron fits into our "adorable" category. She's gorgeous, makes awesome looking food, and occasionally films a how-to on making an unbearably cute bento box for lunch. Not to mention, she ends each video with a lilting "And now it's done!" that never gets old. Though her video for Kabocha (Pumpkin) Miso Soup makes our mouths water, we decided to include one of her bento tutorials below (for a Despicable Me lunch).
Foodies, take your mark, get set, and go! Starting today, January 29th, at 12pm tickets go on sale for the Village Voice's seventh annual tasting event, appropriately titled Choice Eats. This one-of-a-kind culinary event allows attendees to sample delectable eats from over 60 of the most reknowned restaurants from all over NYC, previously featured on Fork In The Road blog and carefully selected by The Village Voice's food critics.
Monday night just could not arrive fast enough for JoonBug’s 7:30 reservation at All’onda, a new Italian restaurant located on 22 E 13th Street that opened on December 23rd, 2013. Braving the cold that evening, we hopped on the L train and arrived in Union Square with huge appetites. Passing the other shivering New Yorkers and straining against the brisk January night, the warm look of the restaurant with its glow of iridescent lights and open windows looking in on the happy diners, was inviting and exciting.