You are viewing page 5

Reload from page 1


Henry's Farmers Market Ads - Kind of Boring - moved from Los Angeles board

by monkuboy 10 years ago

The first ad for Henry's came in the mail today and I have to say it looks pretty disappointing, as well as boring. It looks no different from a regular grocery store. The wine and beers in the ad...

Food: ad/packaging versus reality

coney with everything
by coney with everything 10 years ago

http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/gallery/2009/sep/22/food-advertising-v-reality the sweet sue chicken is putting me off my feed! edit to add: until I saw this http://ihatemymessageboar...

Hey Amazon, lay offa me! Purchase-driven ad annoyance

by buttertart 10 years ago

I buy a lot of things including cookbooks on Amazon. Today when I ordered an Alice Medrich (low-fat baking)book, I was thanked by ads for weight loss centers in Jersey City, NJ!!! (I work in the c...

The best kitchen product ad ever- Slap Chop!

by yamalam 10 years ago

Saw this on the Discovery Channel last night and had to YouTube it, and share. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWRyj5cHIQA Never thought the catchiest tune this summer would be from an infomer...

Silly Techno-babble Product Advertising

by Scargod 10 years ago

Just found this in the NYT Magazine: "The new flip-top cocktail shaker is a feat of hydraulic engineering and high-tech sealing technology". This is verbiage in the full-page ad for the new Rabbi...

ahh the subtlety that is the BK Ad

by im_nomad 10 years ago


Advertising in restaurants ... Good idea? Bad idea? Inevitable?

by ipsedixit 10 years ago

How would you feel if a restaurant (non-chain) started selling ad space in their restaurant? Home Depot logos on the table. Tide slogans on the linen. Holiday Inn logo on the booths and ch...

Commercials on FN

by gudeatz 11 years ago

TV tuned to any show on FN. Commercial playing for Applebees, on screen Guy Fieri endorsing his "new line" or whatever...Before Tyler Florence also did same .. My irritation is that FN should n...

"Best of..." How do the ad execs choose?

by BBCaprice 11 years ago

I know all of you see "Best of" ratings. Does anyone know if these results are fixed?

Food and Wine Mag...ad overkill!

by sommrluv 11 years ago

I was merely frustrated the last two months with what I thought was a lack of value in the presentation of what once was a good magazine...an ad nearly ever other page, repeated mediocre recipes......

Food ads on radio: Padma and Carl's

by shallots 11 years ago

Carl's Junior/Hardee's are supporting their visual ads with a very effective radio piece in which Padma Lakshmi talks in some detail about her conversion from vegetarian to omnivore. No visuals ar...

ferraro's in new haven has a huge ad this week.

by shoreline 11 years ago

just sayin' :) you can get to the a via the new register site. i wish it were summer- i don't cook much indoors.

Chain advertising.

by EdwardAdams 11 years ago

Is there any national or regional chain advertisement that makes you want to eat at the restaurant? Most make me slightly nauseous.

Deeply offended by the new 'Whopper Virgin" TV Ads. Am I totally crazy?

by oracle347 11 years ago

Hi fellow CHOWers! Has anyone seen these "Whopper Virgin" ads? Burger King uses indiginious people to taste test the Big Mac and the Whopper. Evidently they prefer the Whopper. I understand the co...

MeatPaper Mag and Advertising

by Stuccolow 11 years ago

If you have not seen this magazine, check it out at your local indie bookstore or online,http://www.meatpaper.com/ It's a great read. Very entertaining and informative. Topic vary from finding t...

Misleading Advertising from Edible Arrangements

by MommyTwingle 11 years ago

I live in New York but placed several orders online through Edible Arrangements to be delivered as Christmas greetings to friends and family in other locations. When placing orders online, you sub...

Fairway Market Plainview Weekly Online Ad is Gone

by therealdoctorlew 11 years ago

I used to be able to see the weekly ad flier from Fairway Market in Plainview on line, but now there seems to be no link, just a lame online marketing site for their house brands. Is it gone or ju...

Commercials with prop food

by FoodChic 11 years ago

Progresso is promoting its chicken broth, and on a recent commercial they show a woman's hand stirring what is supposed to be mashed potatoes Yet, the potatoes look more like a pot full of soap su...

Pro High Fructose Corn Syrup Commercials

by keith2000 11 years ago

The Corn Refiners Association has begun broadcasting commercials to change the image of high fructose corn syrup. The message of these spots is that high fructose corn syrup isn't bad for you and ...

82 Advertising Cookbooks 1878-1929 -great digitized collection!!!

by Nancy Berry 11 years ago

Duke University has posted a wonderful digitized collection of 82 historic advertising cookbook pamphlets as part of its massive collection of late 19th to early 20th century advertising pamphlets....