Posts Tagged ‘The Simpsons’

Sooo 2011: All José Andrés, All The Time

Ah, José Andrés—sheesh, what didn't this guy do over the past 12 months? From James Beard Award glory to a cameo on The Simpsons, the dude seemed simply inescapable. (For a quick summary in 250 words or less, consult City Paper's "Annotated Guide to 2011.") Y&H expects plenty more from D.C.'s most outspoken food whisperer […]

Lettuce Rocks No More: Mixt Greens, R.I.P.

In the immortal words of Homer Simpson, "You don't win friends with salad." So it seems for Mixt Greens, which, according to Prince of Petworth, is abruptly abandoning the D.C. market, a place seemingly saturated with leafy rivals, including Chop't and Sweetgreen. Signage at the K Street NW location (pictured above) seems to confirm this. […]

Real José Andrés More Animated Than Simpsons Parody

Winning the James Beard Award as the nation's most outstanding chef might be the food world's highest honor. But, in terms of pop cultural significance, there may be no greater sign of accomplishment than having your likeness mocked on The Simpsons. Last night's cameo by D.C.'s own José Andrés now firmly establishes his place in […]

The Simpsons Take a Swipe at Whole Paycheck

Marge wants to buy food that "looks bad on the shelf but good in our colon." Homer wants chips and soda. The cashier at this obvious stand-in for Whole Foods wants $790. No, check that: $830, counting the container of fresh blueberries.

A History of Drunken Homer in Two Minutes

I found this hilarious montage over at Maxim, where I was doing, ahem, research. (Actually, I was checking to see if the magazine had published online its "77 Meals to Try Before You Die" feature, to which I wrote a few items). I'll tell you what, this video is funnier than anything I contributed.

When a G&T Won’t Do. WSJ Explores Ned Flanders’ Planters Punch.

There's a reason why the Wall Street Journal's Eric Felton is my favorite spirits writer. He's not afraid to think outside the box, or inside the idiot box, where he drew inspiration for his latest column on fictional cocktails. Read it with pleasure. Serious Eats has doggedly tracked down a number of the original TV […]