Fame Bites goes inside the belly of the entertainment beast. We're dishing out where the celebrities are eating, what they're eating and who they're eating with.
Joy Behar is no stranger to the limelight - not only is she the host of her own primetime show, "The Joy Behar Show" on HLN, she is also a renowned comedian, best-selling author, Emmy Award winner and co-host of ABC's "The View.”
But even if she is a woman running about town from gig to gig, growing up in an Italian-American family taught her to always make time for food - good food at that - and that meatballs are just another way to say, "I love you."
Mobile food vendors: it's the trend that keeps on trucking. And in San Francisco, iReporter sfphotoguy found two guys who rolled onto the street food scene in a full-sized school bus.
See pix of decimated supermarkets and read tales of desperation dining in Snowpocalypse Chow!
Okay...whooo...this one is gonna be short because flakes are reported to start falling here in New York City in approximately six hours, and we still need to run to the store and buy 57 loaves of Wonderbread, 12 gallons of milk, several forests worth of Cottonelle® and oops...the dogs. Mustn't forget about the dogs. Five 20lb bags of Iams chunks should be able to get 'em through 'til the streets are plowed on Thursday, right?
And for heaven's sakes, our poor colleagues trapped out in the hinterlands of Hothlanta. Not only were the intrepid souls who managed to snowshoe into the CNN Center bereft of nearly all food court concessions (though an e-mail *did* go out today reassuring staff that the Dunkin Donuts in the atrium was once again cranking out journalism fuel) - Facebook and Twitter feeds from our colleagues indicate that those who haven't yet gone all Donner Party are subsisting on, like, "bok choy and toast for breakfast" per Jessica Ravitz and "dusty lentils" according to Ann Hoevel.
It ain't just CNN employees laying waste to bakery and dairy aisles, either (though then again...has anyone checked our pal Ali Velshi's pantry?). iReporters James Brierton and Ash Collins snapped the picture above at a Wal*Mart near the University of Georgia in Athens. Some items that appear to perhaps be cracker boxes are huddling together in terror in the top right corner and we can only assumed that they fell prey to the plunderers shortly thereafter.
Bonus round after you answer the poll below - what's the gnarliest or most surprisingly delicious storm-bound meal you've ever eaten? Share details in the comments below and you just might be featured in an upcoming round-up of desperation dining.
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We have a bit of an obsession with biscuits at Eatocracy. To us, they're more than just a tender, flaky, piping-hot, butter-slathered lump of bliss - they're a link to the past and often the people who made them for us.
Your assignment - share your biscuit story. It can be an account of the method you use to make a perfect batch, a remembrance from your youth or - and we're hoping some of you will have the opportunity to do this - following your mother, grandmother or other favorite biscuit maker into the kitchen and recording them as they work their magic.
Get some background on our biscuit fixation and upload your pictures, text and/or video by January 31, 2011 using iReport. We'll post our favorites in a loving tribute to the nation's biscuit makers.
While you're frying up some eggs and bacon, we're cooking up something else: a way to celebrate today's food holiday and the most delicious finds on TV.
Sick, sleepy or downright cranky due to the miserable weather? It’s your lucky day: January 11 is National Hot Toddy Day. Today, we warm up from the outside in.
A hot toddy is a heated beverage made with boiling water, honey, cinnamon, cloves, lemon and brown liquor (bourbon, scotch, rye, brandy or dark rum.) It’s long attributed to helping you sleep and making you feel better if you have a cold - even if it is more of an old wives' tale than a bona fide scientific claim, it sure beats slugging down Nyquil, no?
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