The plight of fast food workers has gained lots of traction recently, what with minimum wage talks, legislation for paid sick leave, and protests for fair wages. But the real crux of it is that no restaurant worker is immune to low wages, "fringe" benefits, and poverty-level problems. (That will make you feel good the next time you go out to eat, right?)
It's summer, it's a holiday, and everyone always loves an excuse to eat. It makes sense, then, that one of the most popular ways to celebrate Labor Day weekend is by having a backyard cookout. But grilling can be tricky, if not totally intimidating -- what will your mother-in-law think of your fish marinade? What if you overcook your uncle's burger? -- so why not turn to the experts. Operating under the notion that if one is good, ten is better, we put together come of the best grilling tips from ten of our favorite celebrity chefs.
Earlier this week the internet was introduced to the completely insane Watermelon Stroller, and we got to thinking — humans have come up with some pretty cool things for the sake of convenience. Here, we’ve rounded up a list of products that make food portable in the strangest and most ridiculous ways possible. People spent time, hours of their days, inventing these products so that we could eat and drink using as little effort as possible. Way to go, humans.
A few of the picks will really come in handy if you plan on celebrating Cinco de Mayo with any of these chefs. So toss your melons in a stroller and get ready for a life that’s at least six times more convenient.