For years, America's fast-food empires have embodied what's wrong with our eating habits: Too fast, for one thing, and too fatty. And thanks to the trend that dominated fast food in 2011, you can add another downside: Way, way too flagrantly over-the-top.
Come Thanksgiving morning, people around the nation begin the day with traditions of their own. It's a national holiday beloved by all, and a chance to spend time with the family -- even for the president.
With every season, Bravo's competitive culinary mega-hit, Top Chef, launches the careers of a few budding chefs into superstardom. And season nine, the newest incarnation (in San Antonio) will certainly feature its own stars and villains
Record-breaking dishes, while they do ultimately get gobbled up by participants and witnesses, are meant to shock and awe (and draw publicity), more than they are a way of fulfilling everyone's orders.