Topic: ice-cream

28 Things We Saw (And Ate) At The 2012 Chocolate Show

28 Things We Saw (And Ate) At The 2012 Chocolate Show

Every Fall, the best event of the year takes place: the Chocolate Show. Or, as EIC Jennifer Wright and I like to call it, “CHOCOLATTTTTTTTTTTE SHOOOOOOOOOWWWWWWWWW.” Basically, a bunch of vendors fill up the Metropolitan Pavillion in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood, lay out their chocolate-y wares in festive booths and politely demand you eat them. Without sounding like a chick lit cliche, it is fucking awesome.

Let’s take a look at what they had. More »

Why Rich People Are Fun!

Why Rich People Are Fun!

Jamie mentioned on this post about sugar daddies that she hates most rich people. That struck us – and Eileen – as an unfair generalization, because we really believe that any kind of bigotry and discrimination against a class of people is wrong. We decided it was worth touching on the topic. Also, I threatened to go home and use all of my bandage dresses to stop up the big sad hole that had been ripped in my heart by all the hatred, so Ashley helped me make this picture of a smiling sailboat. It seemed like a shame to let that go to waste. His name is Schooner! So. How are rich people the funnest, with their anthropomorphic sailboats and glamour? This is how: More »

Eating Bread Does Not Mean You Have An Eating Disorder

Eating Bread Does Not Mean You Have An Eating Disorder

Arianne Cohen, a Marie Claire writer joined Overeaters Anonymous because when she went out with people, she was distracted by the bread basket. She also started eating sprinkles as a snack with a tablespoon.

When she went there she heard stories of people bottoming out, like the one from a woman who went out to “a public dinner” and broke into the kitchen and just tossed all the desserts in her purse and ran, just ran, gobbling a glorious purse-load of tiramisu as she went, floating along on a cloud of sugar and the distant but frenzied cheers of her comrades. Oh, I’m sorry. I was confused. She went out to a public dinner and had “three glasses of wine and, oh yes, the entire bread basket.”

Now, I’m not sure whether this was the best bread basket in the world, but most restaurant bread baskets have around 4 pieces of bread in them. 5, maybe?

Look. Lady. That is not a binge. That is “a good night.” More »