During my birthday week last week, Mr. Eats and I tried a new ramen place in Tempe, AZ that was surprisingly tasty. If you find yourself in the Phoenix area craving ramen, stop by Umami in tempe and I’m pretty sure that you won’t be disappointed. It’s basically a “build-your-own” ramen bowl scenario – I chose miso broth, spicy corn, and roasted pork while Mr. Eats chose a paitan (chicken & pork) broth with chicken breast, soft-boiled egg, butter, corn, and double noodles. Both were super delicious.
Speaking of asian food, Korea apparently loves to watch people stuff their faces. I personally find few things to be more disgusting than watching someone eat, but I’m wondering if I should start moonlighting in this business, because I could make a freaking killing.
In other food news, Serious Eats tackled the question of whether or not we should cook with olive oil. I personally always use olive oil or coconut oil for my cooking, depending on whatever is closest to my hand at the moment.
Speaking of serial killers, have you all watched The Jinx on HBO? You need to.
It looks like I will never get to know the joy that was the waffle taco, as Taco Bell has now replaced it with the chicken biscuit taco.
Meanwhile, Burger King has announced the return of the chicken fry.
Food Network is helping us hack our salad dressing.
And this chart proves that no matter how hard you try, all of your food is actually coming from the same place.
Then there’s this guy who has been hiding fake self-help books at his local bookstore, including titles like, “So Your Son is a Centaur.”
Fact of the day: owls hate strawberries.