Posted by: Eating The Road | January 6, 2010

Cafe Du Monde

Cafe Du Monde
Address: 800 Decatur Street, New Orleans, La, 70116
Phone: (504) 587-0841
Website: www.cafedumonde.com
Known For: Coffee & Beignets
What I had: Coffee & Beignets
Price: $4.80
Rating: 7 out of 10

Click over to Top Cultured to see the full review.

Posted by: Eating The Road | January 4, 2010

What Should I Drink? Soda Pop Edition (Flowchart)

Soda, pop, Coke…whatever you call it, we all love it and some of us have even been sipping the stuff from the moment we were weaned-off the bottle. There are hundreds of choices out there but how can one decide. This week Top Cultured tackles those though times when you need your thirst quenched by a tasty carbonated beverage. No longer will you stare blankly at the cooler…from now on you can stare blankly at the cashier, drink in had but empty pocket.

Head over to Top Cultured to see the Soda Pop Edition Flowchart along with all our other classics.

Posted by: Eating The Road | January 3, 2010

Jerry’s Top 20 Seinfeld Food Related Moments

We’ve already looked at the Top Seinfeld Food Related Episodes and George’s Top 20 Seinfeld Food Related Moments. Well now we’ve got Jerry’s Top 20 Seinfeld Food Related Moments, head over to Top Cultured to see them! ….and remember add me on Twitter @HessaPhadie.

Posted by: Eating The Road | December 31, 2009

Women’s 2010 New Year’s Resolution (Infographic)

Are you making a New Year’s resolution? Are you planning on keeping it? What have resolutions have you kept in the past. What things are most important to you this coming year? Sex or cell phone? Food or exercise? $10,000 or 10 pounds? Well Vital Juice has done a survey of women’s goals for 2010. I’ve looked at the numbers and plotted them out for you. Click over to Top Cultured to see the full infographic.

Posted by: Eating The Road | December 29, 2009

George’s Top 20 Seinfeld Food Related Moments

Last week I brought you the Top 15 Seinfeld Food Related Episodes over at Eating the Road. Seinfeld is chock full of many other hilarious food related moments that aren’t necessarily the entire plot. From Jerry’s love of cereal to their frequent dining at Monk’s food is practically the fifth cast member.

Well now over at Top Cultured we’ll continue delving-in to all those hilarious moments. We’re going to take a look at some of the all-time best and we’ll start with the top from George (a few from Elaine too). Stay tuned for the best from Jerry and Kramer. Now grab a pastrami on rye, sit back, relax and enjoy. Click here to see all the videos.

Posted by: Eating The Road | December 28, 2009

We’re Moving!

Well 2009 is almost over and Eating the Road has some good news for the New Year. As of today we’ll be moving over to www.TopCultured.com. What’s this mean to our adorable readers? Not much..except you’ll have to follow the moving van over there to continue to get all the great content you’ve been getting here….but now there will be more good stuff.

Why the change you ask? From all this eating and feasting my waistline has expanded quite a bit and I needed a bigger pair of breeches. TopCultured’s fit nicely and are perfect for my buffet-loving self (they’ve got an elastic waistband). I’ll be posting as Heesa Phadie starting today. You’ll be able to see the most recent flowchart shortly.

A couple things you can do to make sure you’re still getting all the goods (and there are a lot of goods coming up) is make sure that you add the TopCultured RSS feed and follow me @HessaPhadie & @TopCultured on Twitter.

You’re going to want to make sure you follow the dropped mattresses, boxes, newspapers and such to see what we’ve got coming up:
Jerry’s Top 20 Seinfeld Food Related Moments
Kramer’s Top 20 Seinfeld Food Related Moments
Will They Build It? Burger King (Double Bacon Rodeo State Fair Cheeseburger)
…and of course more great flowcharts to help fill your bellies!

Thanks for reading and commenting on Eating the Road…now come on and join me over at TopCultured.

Posted by: Eating The Road | December 25, 2009

Christmas In Connecticut Dinner Menu

If you have not seen Christmas in Connecticut it is a wonderful movie. I’ve been meaning to watch it and finally got around to it this year. One of the main characters is Elizabeth Lane, a food writer for “Smart Magazine”. Here is her menu for the 1945 Christmas Dinner:

Appetizers
Fresh Fruit Cup
Olives
Bouillon
Hot Rolls
Lettuce with Russian Dressing

Vegetables
Cranberry-Orange Relish
Buttered Green Beans
Candied Sweet Potatoes
Tomatoes
Celery Souffle

Entree
Roast Goose, Bernoise, with Walnut Dressing
Giblet Gravy

Dessert
Mince Pie
Pumpkin Pie
Ice Cream
Old Fashioned Plum Pudding
Fresh Fruit
Mixed Nuts
Mints
Coffee

What are you serving to your loved ones this evening?

Christmas Dinner
Christmas Dinner
Posted by: Eating The Road | December 25, 2009

Merry Christmas

Posted by: Eating The Road | December 24, 2009

Happy Holidays From Eating the Road

I hope you have/are having/are going to have a great Holiday with the ones you love. This time of year is such a joy because of all the cheer and goodwill that is spread. I don’t know about you but I can certainly feel it in the wintry air.

Here are a couple things from around the web to bring a smile to your face:

Hollywood.com has a post about the 10 reasons why A Christmas Story is the best Christmas movie ever, including the bunny outfit, “I triple-dog dare ya!” and “Oh fudge.”

BuzzFeed has a list of 35 Awesome Holiday album covers…and yes Afroman’s A Colt .45 Christmas, Christmas Day With Colonel Sanders and Christmas in the Stars: Star Wars Christmas Album are all real.

Epic Portions has a hilarious open letter from Cookie Monster where he laments all the pressure, PR and politics of his eating habits.

A friend of mine, Artist John Tebeau, has been painting a new picture each day of the month using the theme of birds. The most recent are “Seven Swans A-Swimming” and “Six Geese a-Laying”.

Here is a video of a couple of guys who want to know if anyone will respond to their spam ad…the first person to do so will receive $10,000 as a Christmas gift. You better kick up your correspondence to Nigeria.

And below are some wonderful pictures showcasing the season.

Hardworking Santa

Hard Playing Santa

No Cookies For Santa

Norman Rockwell Christmas

Turkey Dinner vs KFC Dinner

Here’s to a wonderful Christmas spent with friends, family and loved ones. Fill your hearts with love and joy, your mind with knowledge and your bellies with delicious food! Thanks for stopping by. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone.


Posted by: Eating The Road | December 23, 2009

The Last Breakfast

While walking in midtown Manhattan the other day I happened by this awesome painting from NYC artist Hulbert Waldroup. This an original oil on canvas titled “The Last Breakfast”. You can see more of his work and contact him at www.hulbertwaldroup.com. He had loads of awesome art just leaning against the buildings. An artist like this deserves his work to be seen much more than it is.

If you’re hungry after looking at this you may need our What Should I Eat? Cereal Edition (Flowchart). Also from the the guys over at Free Refills & Why I Love America (a hilarious read by the way) #24 is of course Breakfast Cereal. They’ve also lamented recently about the “General” lowering of taste and sugar in our bowls.

The Last Breakfast

The Last Breakfast

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