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Messed-Up Multitasking

Here at Fed Up we have a few ‘Rules To Eat By’… One of the most strictly followed is to seriously question any restaurants serving more than one type of cuisine. This rule also applies to grocery products that attempt to mesh multiple foods into one convenient package. Warning flags need to be raised as […]

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Get Rich Quick

To get rich quick, just feed off of America’s fat… Any savvy business-orientated person can quickly cash in on the fast-food-obsessed nation we live in. Get yourself a fleet of these babies…   Yep. This is a fleet of KFC motorcycles in India used to quickly bring fried chicken to the hungry masses. Besides this […]

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Corn Cornfusion

I was running through a mall in India a few weeks ago and came across this craziness…A stand selling ‘Steamed American Corn’. Last time I checked, my passport has me identified as an American, yet I have never heard of ‘American’ corn before. I have seen plenty of stalls selling popcorn and I have enjoyed […]

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Japan: Land of Food Perfection

Japan makes me jealous! After working for several days there I quickly became spoiled with by the pristine perfection of every bite I ate. The quality, the presentation and the attention to every miniscule detail was ridiculously amazing.  After returning back home to the FedUp HQ in good-ole-America, I longed for the tasty treats I […]

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Going To The Dogs

This is just stupid… So the other day I had just finished picking up my own groceries, when I decided to get some kibble for Dozer, my loyal sidekick who happily cleans up after my kitchen messes. I am always amazed at the vast assortment of dog food offered…I guess canine’s can be picky too. […]

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Make This

After my earlier ‘Rant’ about chestnuts and how freaking difficult they are to find being sold in American grocery stores, I felt like I needed to share a good example of why these damn things can be such useful ingredients. Behold the  awesomeness that chestnuts provided on this pizza of mine: This flat bread was […]

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Be a Macgyver

The situation: It’s zero-three-hours since our plane was supposed to depart. We are now officially stuck in transport-limbo. We were all herded off the plane and  imprisoned  in the Paris airport lounge.  We are all anxiously waiting for our flight to be ‘green-lighted.’ My fellow would-be-passengers are getting combative, as the clock slowly passes lunch […]

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Guard Your Nuts!

WTF…WHERE ARE ALL THE CHESTNUTS?!? Chestnuts, dried and vacuum sealed are a staple in many European grocery stores. And I see the all them time in Asia (this includes a Hong Kong 7 Eleven where their own store-brand packets were being sold). They are usually meant to be added to recipes and I have come […]

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It’s OK to resort to room service

I was tired, cranky, and hungry. I was traveling for business, and after a busy day all I wanted to do was head to my hotel room at the Hilton in downtown Atlanta. Atlanta’s downtown is depressingly bleak when it comes to decent restaurants. There are a few options that will satisfy you, but long […]

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Set Menu Showdown

Lets all finally say it: SET MENUS SUCK! I hate showing up for dinner at a nice place and then suddenly having a pre-selected meal forced upon me. This happens all the time during the holidays. I understand that a set menu may allow restaurant’s guests to have a multi course dinner at an affordable price […]

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