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Pretty, Pretty Food from Eleven Madison Park

The video trailer for the Eleven Madison Park cookbook (out November 11 in time for holiday wish lists) really takes you there. There being the classy, art deco environment that

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When Celebs Push Candy

News that Method Man has just released a new song centered around Sour Patch Kids candy made us remember other ignominious celebrity candy endorsements. First, Method Man’s “World Gone Sour

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The Sexiest Vietnamese Coffee on Video

Check out this great video on how to make Vietnamese coffee, from CHOW’s former video team member Eric Slatkin. It made me feel all languid and relaxed, like I wanted

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Naked Chicks Covered in Food: Avant-Garde or Cliché?

“This is about life,” artist-chef Tiberio Simone says at the beginning of the short video introduction to his La Figa Project, a collaboration between photographer Matt Freedman and Simone that

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You Will Laugh at “The Trip”

Steve Coogan never shuts his eyes in ecstasy while chowing down in The Trip, and that’s just one of the reasons to take in this brilliant film made from editing

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The Top 6 Fake Artisanal Food Ads

A column in The Atlantic dings the National Pork Board for an ad campaign that brims with what writer Jane Black terms “fake authenticity.” Pork is wholesome and real, insist

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Scientific Cadbury Creme Egg Snuff Films for Easter

Easter candy destruction has moved far beyond the old microwave-Peeps-and-watch-them-explode trick. Here are two extremely high-tech looks at decimating a Cadbury Creme Egg in a lab, courtesy of scientists from

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Vegan Myths Dispelled, In Song

Not since Trolololololololo (or possibly since the Trader Joe’s song) have I heard an Internet song that I wanted to play over and over again. Until now. Jonathan Mann is

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Rave Meets Ramen

Food shopping and raving: no longer mutually exclusive activities, as per this YouTube video.

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Wheatgrass Makes Ladies Swoon

A Canadian smoothie ad dazzles us with its wide-eyed goofiness.

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The Agenda of Cats with Thumbs

A milk company explores the dark future of cats with thumbs.

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Dr Pepper TEN Scorns Female Customers

All right, we get it, the rollout of “midcalorie” soda Dr Pepper TEN is supposed to corner the “dudes who like diet drinks but don’t like looking unmanly” market (where,

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8 Stomach-Turning Food Commercials

Why oh why do food companies want to make us sick to our stomachs? 1. Carl’s Jr: If the hideous sounds of smacking, slurping, and munching don’t get you, the

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The Best (and Worst) Food Ads from Super Bowl 45

The best (and worst!) of the food and drink ads from Super Bowl 45.

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Sexually Confusing Colombian Hooters Commercial

OK, so I only speak menu Spanish so I’m not sure what the message of this food ad is, but I think I might now be sexually attracted to motorcycle

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Making Yule Logs Is NOT Difficult

For a cake that comes out looking so incredibly fancy, a yule log (or bûche de Noël) is surprisingly easy to make. It’s basically just a jelly roll cake: a

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Transform Rice Into Bread with a Magic Machine

A crazy new bread machine makes its loaves with rice, rather than flour.

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Brain-Melting Japanese Candy Ad

You can always count on Japan to keep bringin' the weird; here's an ad for Choco Balls.

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Food Freaks Skewered by “South Park”

In case you missed it, the South Park season 14 (really!) finale was pretty funny. Stan’s dad, Randy, becomes obsessed with the Food Network and gets all, um, sexual over

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All You Need for Viral Video: A Grease Bomb and a Girl

It’s a simple formula: Take three different processed meat products, add cheese, coat in cornmeal batter and deep-fry, slather in mayo made from bacon grease, and you have the newest

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OK Go Is Toast

OK Go's new video works wonders in the very humble medium of toasted bread.

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