We Tried The New Lay's Flavors So You Don't Have To (Please Don't)

In its infinite potato-chip-making and marketing wisdom, the Frito-Lay snack behemoth has sifted through entries in their latest Lay’s “Do Us A Flavor” contest (this year’s theme: “Taste of America”), narrowed it down to four finalists, and encouraged We The People to vote for our fave. Plus, there’s the incentive of… »9/08/15 3:22pm9/08/15 3:22pm


Sierra Nevada's Beer Camp 12-Pack, Ranked

Last week, I said that the current number of breweries in the United States—we're up to a bit more than 3,000—is unsustainable, and I was probably wrong. As long as these fledgling operations keep a modest focus on their home markets, there's no reason we can't have a German-style system that supports nano breweries… »8/01/14 11:25am8/01/14 11:25am

Taste Test: The Ruffles Ultimate Line, Which You Must Never Eat, Ever

Do not eat the Ruffles Ultimate chips and dips. Do not eat them. Don't ever eat them. Ever. They are awful, disgusting, hateful garbage; if they were a prank, no sane person in full possession of his or her faculties would ever fall for them. Don't eat them. Never eat them. Not ever. Never. Eat them not. Be… »7/20/13 3:00pm7/20/13 3:00pm

Taste Test: Uncrustables. What Does The Crustless PB&J Say About Us?

One of parenthood's myriad challenges, as any parent will attest, is finding the time in one's overscheduled, playdate- and tedious-errand-choked day to make weirdo peanut-butter-and-jelly-stuffed pierogi to foist upon our frightened and sobbing children. Thankfully, somebody at The J.M. Smucker Company is looking… »6/01/13 12:41pm6/01/13 12:41pm

Taste Test: Popeyes Rip'n Chick'n. Who Thought This Was A Good Idea?

It began, one imagines, as a simple question, posed conspiratorially around a gleaming boardroom conference table in an upper floor of AFC Enterprises headquarters in Sandy Springs, Ga.: Why settle for chicken fingers, when you could have an entire horrifying rheumatoid chicken hand that you grimly rip apart like the… »4/27/13 1:00pm4/27/13 1:00pm