Box lunch
January 4th, 2011
12:00 PM ET
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Sink your teeth into today's top stories from around the globe.

  • A new internet sensation is born: "Women laughing alone with salad." - The Hairpin


  • Former New York Times restaurant critic Mimi Sheraton calls out the paper on being too Brooklyn-centric and Sam Sifton's restaurant reviewing style, among other criticisms. - Capital New York


  • In light of the San Francisco Happy Meal toy ban, Aasif Mandvi introduces the "Crappy Meal."– The Daily Show


  • After losing her mother to cancer and battling cancer herself, 25-year-old Loren Brill finds a new joie de vivre via baking unprocessed cookies. - food. curated.


  • Long live the bananas! The Cavendish variety Americans eat are being threatened with extinction. - The Epi-Log
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soundoff (7 Responses)
  1. Snowbunny

    WTH? It's super fun to eat a lettuce and tomatoes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    January 4, 2011 at 1:02 pm | Reply
    • Tina

      Heck of a job there, it abosueltly helps me out.

      July 3, 2011 at 2:53 am | Reply
  2. Evil Grin

    The daily show may joke, but they were spot on with their report on happy meals.

    January 4, 2011 at 12:37 pm | Reply
    • Jerv@EvilG

      Dag nab it. I can never get to the good clips.

      January 4, 2011 at 12:44 pm | Reply
      • Evil Grin

        Sorry Jerv. Can you access it from home? They may have a clip on youtube, too.

        January 4, 2011 at 1:48 pm | Reply
  3. Jerv

    Her salad must have weed in it like that old Richard Pryor movie.

    January 4, 2011 at 12:14 pm | Reply
    • Evil Grin

      I'm trying to figure out if it's actually a web sensation, or they just pulled a dozen stock photos off of istockphoto.

      January 4, 2011 at 12:29 pm | Reply

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