Box lunch
February 22nd, 2011
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Sink your teeth into today's top stories from around the globe.

  • With its new Protected Geographical Indication status, a Cornish pasty can't be deemed "Cornish" unless it's made in Cornwall. - Guardian


  • Michelle Obama's après ski short ribs were more like 600 calories, instead of the 1,500 "pig out" as Rush Limbaugh suggested. - NY Daily News


  • Wegmans Food Markets has chosen not to increase the prices of 40 products that families buy the most. - WHEC


  • Jackpot! Who needs to be paid in coins when a slot machine can pay you in drinks?! - Popular Science


  • A restaurant in northern Indiana has taken down its billboards with the saying "We’re like a cult with better Kool-Aid," after the Jonestown massacre reference left a bad taste with some folks. - USA Today
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  1. Evil Grin

    Yes, but what about cornish hens.

    Also, a slot machine dishing out drinks? Genius. Not only are you guaranteed to spend money and get plenty drunk in the process, your reward for winning, the drink, is leaving the revenue in the hands of the machine's owner. So when you win, instead of taking away massive amounts of cash, you're getting a mixed drink, a maybe a little cash.

    February 22, 2011 at 2:35 pm |
    • Truth@EGrin

      Actually, my wife refers to Cornish Hens as "baby chickens"...It is kind of cute...

      February 22, 2011 at 2:36 pm |
      • Evil Grin

        There's a different take on Mother and Child Reunion. (Yes I know that's actually Chinese. Faux.)

        February 22, 2011 at 2:38 pm |
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