Archive | October, 2012

Quality Vs. Quantity

I am fed up with people telling me that it is all about ‘quality’…so many people think that a meal will always be better if only the best ingredients are used. I agree overpriced, ‘quality’ ingredients and meals are awesome (except when truffles are involved)…but often with an elaborate-ingredient-based meal where quality is the first priority, your opportunity to savor […]

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Burned Out

It really sucks getting burned when all you wanted was a cold drink… I am working in Hong Kong this week and had to spend the day in mainland China. I am tired from jet lag, I am overheated from a lack of sufficient AC, and I am dehydrated from no H2O all day. Our […]

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Sushi, ALWAYS a Best Bite

Sushi…glorious sushi. Not only does it taste amazing, but the presentation of a plate full of sushi is a true piece of art. Then there are the other points sushi gets for being: * Healthy (assuming you are not getting some sort of deep-fried-mayo-roll) *Classy (you know asking a girl out to get sushi shows […]

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Collecting Dust

So I wonder what is going to happen to these  ‘Collector’s Edition’ boxes of Kellogg’s cereal? The Olympics are long gone, yet my local grocery store still has PILES of this promotional cereal. Of course when the Olympics were prominently airing on prime time television several months back, then these special ‘Collector’s Editions’ were sure to help lure fanatical shoppers to add […]

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Cracking Open A Secret Seafood Tool

Crabs are amazing. Cracking opens crabs is a pain-in-the-ass….but is does not have to be… The Fed Up’s  ‘Angry Eater,’ used to be a legendary crab fanatic. At a young age, when most were craving chicken nuggets,  the Angry Eater was ordering snow crab whenever possible. Through years of careful practice, he could rip apart the tough shell of snow crab and […]

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Best Bite of the Week

Mr. Fed Up here with an important announcement: My life has been sort of crazy these past few months…I managed to get out of a bad relationship before it dragged me down beyond saving. Now I feel that every day is one filled with adventure  The sun is a little brighter  and food tastes so MUCH better! […]

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Terrible Truffle Tragedy

Truffles…those legendary little balls of fungus that pigs snort up…. people pay piles of cash in order to have the privilege of enjoying a few shaving on top of a dish. Are these overpriced orbs of culinary  fascination really worth it? All my life (well at least for the past year or so), I have admired truffles from afar… hoping that one day […]

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Label Me Confused…

In case your grocery store adventures are as confusing as mine, this quick slide show may help you figure out if that over-priced, ‘NATURAL’ can of applesauce is worth half your pay check…it is not. To learn what food labels REALLY mean, check this out. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/03/food-packaging-labels_n_1934157.html?utm_hp_ref=food&ir=Food#slide=1590527

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Moist Towelette; You Annoy Me

How dumb do mega-corporations think we are?!? We had an amazing seafood meal the other day…one of those glorious dinners where a massive bucket of lobster,  crab, and shrimp was placed in front of us. After about and hour of messy feasting, our table was left with nothing but a bowl filled with shells and a few random crab […]

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