"The woman in front of me, in the Flying Pig line, the one whose T-shirt read "I'm not here to save money or lose weight,'' was having a hell of a time. The dude who realized that he had just spent 90 minutes waiting for a grilled cheese sandwich from a truck that usually parks by his office on Tuesdays was less sanguine."- Jonathan Gold recounts his time at the LA Street Food Fest
If you tend to esteem human happiness more than the state of your teeth, you may have a bag of Little Flower caramels stashed in your desk right now: supple lozenges made with French sea salt from the Guérande, which dissolve into pure, buttery clouds of flavor.
Airy, eggy, stuffed to order with blackish, sesame-flavored whipped cream, the puffs at Pâtisserie Chantilly are drizzled with mesquite honey and sprinkled with sweet, caramelized soy powder.
I gave you Wrangler Part 1 last week with the McGinley/Burton ads, and this week I present to you: Wrangler Blue Bell, a brand of the denim company's European division. The clothing itself isn't so mind blowing - rugged basics, updated fit - but the website is. Don't believe me? Go see for yourself.
We watched Lost last night at Barrett's house instead of Brett's, a decision that brought with it two happy surprises: Rice crispy treats and commericals. Since he has Tivo, we fast forward through those pesky segments when we watch the show at Brett's, and though 99% of the commercials viewed last night were a snoozy bore, there was one little gem to be unearthed:
"Well it's like when I had this garden party for my father's birthday, right? I put R.S.V.P. 'cause it was a sit-down dinner. But some people came that like did not R.S.V.P. I was like totally buggin'. I had to haul ass to the kitchen, redistribute the food, and squish in extra place settings. But by the end of the day it was, like, the more the merrier."- Cher from Clueless