5@5 is a daily, food-related list from chefs, writers, political pundits, musicians, actors, and all manner of opinionated people from around the globe.
It's only June 2 and we're already sweating like Rebecca Black on a Thursday night.
It's going to be one hot tamale of a summer - so let's fight fire with fire by amping up your arsenal of Mexican flavors for all the outdoor fiestas ahead.
Mary Sue Milliken is the chef and owner behind the Border Grill family of restaurants with business partner, Chef Sue Feniger. She's also holding strong as a contestant on Season 3 of Bravo's "Top Chef Masters."
Must-Have Ingredients to Spice Up All Your Summer Fiestas: Mary Sue Milliken
As you continue to weigh the risks and benefits of using your cell phone, in light of the recent World Health Organization announcement that the phones may lead to cancer, consider how scared you are of pickled vegetables, gasoline and magenta dyes.
These are just some of the substances also lumped in the same group of "possible carcinogens," formally known as "group 2B carcinogens" on the WHO's International Agency for Research on Cancer's list of known, likely and maybe-likely suspects.
Remember waaaaay back earlier this week when wacky buddy comedians Donald Trump and Sarah Palin walked into a bar sat down for a slice of Real New York Pizza™ in Times Square USA™, then Jon Stewart went on a nearly eight minute rant about their choice of pie venue (Famous Famigilia is an Albanian chain), Trump's slice stacking technique and use of knife and fork on a traditionally hands-on food?
The Donald had something to say in response. We're as shocked (SHOCKED!) as you are.
Via Eater and Gawker
Previously - In tough times, cheap pizza prevails
The USDA has replaced the food pyramid with a dinner plate. CNN's Jim Roope takes the new nutritional icon to a Los Angeles restaurant to get diners' opinions.
Click to listen:
Turn your own ideal plate into a piece of art and send it to CNN iReport by Sunday at 5 p.m. EST.
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