junk food

Frankensnack Comes To 7-11: New Doritos Loaded

Dorito-crusted cheese nuggets signal snackpocalypse
Jun 19, 2014 3:00 pm

It's hypertension! It's a stroke! It's some kind of hot cheese surrounded by crushed Doritos, just like the old fortune teller predicted! Doritos Loaded arrived at 7-11 locations around Dallas on Tuesday and roll out in Los Angeles tomorrow (leaving a trademark orange trail). You know you want to know more.

Video: 10 Best Israeli Junk Foods

Know your bamba from your krembo
Apr 22, 2014 3:00 pm

If you think about the foods most commonly associated with Israel, chances are that falafel, hummus and shawarma are first to come to mind. Lesser known is a surprisingly strong selection of chocolatey sweets and cheesy snacks native to the country, many of which are available in the United States. A video details a list of the top 10 Israeli junk foods. Read on.

Infographic: What Does 3,000 Calories Of Junk Food Look Like?

A daily recommended intake composed of junk foods
Feb 24, 2014 5:00 pm

We’ve all eaten way too much food at one dinner party or another. Think about Thanksgiving, for example. But did you know that these meals can actually account for – and in some cases, exceed – our entire daily recommended caloric intake? The good people at Visually put together this infographic measuring the amount of certain junk foods that contain exactly 3,000 calories. The infographic, after the jump.

7 International Junk Foods Worth Craving

The salty spectrum: India, South Korea, Thailand
Jan 22, 2014 10:00 am

For real excitement when it comes to snacking, we look abroad. Just as in America, the holy trinity of junk food often holds true: crunchiness, saltiness and craveability. Here’s a look at seven of our favorite international junk foods.

I Hate You, White Chocolate–Flavored Pringles

Why did you have to go and do that?
Nov 25, 2013 5:30 pm

This morning, we did an iced coffee spit take when we read about a new flavor of Pringles that will be rolling out just in time for the holidays.

It Was Only A Matter Of Time: The Spiked Twinkie Milkshake

The yellow snack cake is back...with a vengeance
Jul 23, 2013 1:01 pm

With the sudden resurgence of Twinkies sweeping a nation that only just finished mourning them, one can go two ways: the incredibly classy Hedy Goldsmith red velvet route...or the milkshake route served with a shot of strawberry-infused rum. We're on board with both.

Video: Patrick "Deep Dish" Bertoletti Deep-Fries A White Castle Burrito

Competitive eating wunderkind is a solid chef, too
Jun 25, 2013 1:01 pm

Our dude Patrick "Deep Dish" Bertoletti, #2 ranked competitive eater in the world, has done it again. The trained chef just loves making food we all pretend we wouldn't eat, but this time he's outdone himself with the deep-fried White Castle burrito. White Castle doesn't serve burritos, you say? You're damn friggin' right they don't! BY THE WAY, please note the clearly visible, very naked and hairy tribute to Tom Selleck while this madness is taking place. 

A Motion To Crown Nachos As The World's Most Perfect Food

One writer's passionate case for nacho supremacy
Jun 20, 2013 10:01 am

There's a case to be made for pizza as the world's most perfect food. When you've got bread, sauce and cheese, there's not a whole lot to complain about. Plus, it can be topped with just about anything, it's portable and it's loved the world over. Pizza is certainly one of the world's most perfect foods, but I think in the Game of Perfect Foods, there's a new contender for the crown: Sir Nacho of the Cheesy Crunchy Islands. Read on.


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