Tech stuff and music aren't the only attractions of this year's SXSW; competitive eater Takeru Kobayashi showed up and broke the world grilled-cheese-eating record. See the video, if you can stomach it. [HuffPo]
Yesterday was Mitt Romney's birthday; he claims his favorite b-day dinner is his wife's meatloaf cakes, but we bet it's something like caviar- and gold-leaf-topped filet mignon. [NYT]
When the New England Patriots' Chad Ochocinco tweeted an offer to buy the first 200 people dinner at Sylvia's in Harlem, the line quickly stretched down the street.
Bad news, carnivores: A daily serving of red or processed meat may be correlated to an increased mortality rate of up to 13 percent. [NPR]
However, some scientists are claiming that genetically modified foods may be good for you, with side effects like helping stave off obesity. Hmmm. [Guardian UK]
If you're one of those people who refuses to leave Brooklyn, then Dine in Brooklyn is probably for you. Beginning March 19 (through March 29), 200 eateries are offering reduced-priced prix fixe meals. [NYDN]