Category Archives: Food

Rome Now Has A Pizza Vending Machine!

Pizza
Not From Pizza Vending Machine…

While in Rome, Kim and I enjoyed lots of excellent pizza around the city. A couple of shops which stood out were Pizzeria Da Baffetto and Forno Campo de’ Fiori. (There are other shops we enjoyed who’s names I can not recall.)

While there are a variety of different styles, there’s now a new pizza option in Rome. Continue reading Rome Now Has A Pizza Vending Machine!

McDonald’s To Debut New MyMcDonald’s Rewards Program!

McDonald'sVarious fast food restaurants have been offering rewards programs through their apps for some time. Now, McDonald’s, the largest fast food chain in the world is set to debut a program of their own.

MyMcDonald’s Rewards is coming soon according to an e-mail I received but no exact date was mentioned. Continue reading McDonald’s To Debut New MyMcDonald’s Rewards Program!

New Brooklyn Pizza Shop From Lucali’s Mark Iacono Opening Next Week

Pizza Brooklyn’s pizza shop Lucali ranks at the top of the best pizzerias in America on just about every list each year.

The shop is pretty small and you can’t just stop by for a slice. Expect hours long waits to get one of their pies and delicious calzones (which I think are even better). Continue reading New Brooklyn Pizza Shop From Lucali’s Mark Iacono Opening Next Week

Check Out The Trailer For Anthony Bourdain Film Coming Out In July

Anthony Bourdain
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Chef, author and globetrotting TV star Anthony Bourdain tragically died almost three years back. Since then, a scholarship was started in his name by the Culinary Institute of America and New Jersey’s Anthony Bourdain Food Trail officially debuted.

There hasn’t been much news pertaining to Anthony Bourdain over the past year, however, that’s about to change. A film about Bourdain is set to be released in theaters this summer! Continue reading Check Out The Trailer For Anthony Bourdain Film Coming Out In July

Big News: Free Samples Are Coming Back To Costco Stores!

Costco
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While I am not a member of Costco, I do like to visit the massive store one or two times per year.

Non-members can shop at Costco by going with a friend or family member, that’s what I do. While at the store, besides buying overly large sized packages of some foods and snacks, there is one other thing that stands out. It might even be considered the highlight of the visit. Continue reading Big News: Free Samples Are Coming Back To Costco Stores!

The NY Pizza Festival Goes Virtual- April 24-25, 2021

NY PizzaThe NY Pizza Festival first took place back in 2018 in the Bronx’s Little Italy.

The event was a lot of fun and we returned the following year for the 2nd annual event. (Find out about the very important questions I asked NYC’s May DeBlasio.)

It would’ve been nice to return for a third year but the festival was canceled for 2020 due to COVID-19. Continue reading The NY Pizza Festival Goes Virtual- April 24-25, 2021

NYC’s Breads Bakery To Offer Pizza From Star Chef Wylie Dufresne!

Breads BakeryLast week, Eater NY wrote an article about how “The Humble NY Slice Is Helping NYC Restaurants Stay Afloat“.

We’ve tried a few of the pizzas mentioned in the article, enjoying tasty pies from Washington Squares, Black Seed Pizza and Michelin-starrted Momofuku Ko. (We’ve been the latter twice, one time doing takeout, the other time dining in, well sitting outside.)

Starting on April 20, “Stretch Pizza will take up residency inside Breads Bakery,” and it’s being led by a Michelin-starred chef! Continue reading NYC’s Breads Bakery To Offer Pizza From Star Chef Wylie Dufresne!

Shake Shack Offering A Couple Of New Limited Time Menu Items

Shake ShackI’ve mentioned many times over the years how Shake Shack is my favorite fast casual burger chain.

From time to time, Shack offers limited time menu items.

Last year we tried a Pat LaFrieda Steak Frites collab. Most recently, they offered a Korean-inspired menu. Shack is also collaborating with chefs across the US throughout the year. Continue reading Shake Shack Offering A Couple Of New Limited Time Menu Items