Online Ordering Makes Eaters Go Overboard and More News
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Pros and Cons of Online Ordering: Numbers show that people who order food online tend to order pricier, more complex dishes with more calories. Ouch. [NPR]
S.S. Coachella's Food Lineup Announced: Coachella is launching two cruises, and while on land the festival's food is stellar, the cruise boasts the same all-you-can-eat deals any cruise would have. No celeb chefs here... yet? [S.S. Coachella]
Steve Carell's Burger Love: Apparently the comedian's "last meal" request would be "a cheeseburger, fries, and a shake from Wahlburgers... That burger holds up against all others." [Bon Appétit]
'Time Machine Chefs' Causes Collective Groans: ABC unveiled its latest food show, Time Machine Chef, where chefs cook with old-school technology (and sometimes no tech at all). And tweeters aren't all that happy. "Desperately trying to believe this entire video is performance art, but alas: 'Time Machine Chefs' appears to be REAL," one wrote. [HuffPo]
Customer Smashes $78K Bottle of Cognac: On accident, of course, but still. At London's Playboy Club, a bartender was attempting to mix the world's most expensive cocktail ($7,800) with a bottle of historic 1788 Clos de Griffier Vieux. A customer asked to admire the bottle, and accidentally dropped it on the floor. What a waste. [London Evening Standard]