According to the Wall Street Journal, diet soda had its worst sales year ever since the discovery of aspartame, driven largely by health concerns that diet soda could be a factor in causing The Cancers, The Obesities, and The Diabeeetus.
The spontaneous, natural act of sharing a meal, eating with friends, has never seemed so carefully choreographed. The only thing that would make it more artificial is if the gray-haired director asked Zimmern to talk about banchon once more, with feeling.
But wacky food world photos seem to be coming out of the woodwork today, as everyone gears up for the official start of summer, and we took it upon ourselves to document three such examples of chef weirdness below. Think along the lines of Guy Fieri-shaped balloon animals. Go ahead. Give up, too.