Hostess Twinkies

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2014

    Sriracha Addicts, Grab Your Water: Top Three Rooster-Flavored Foods

    Most food items don't make it into the news regularly -- unless, of course, you're Twinkies and life as you've known it for half a century is about to end, then unceremoniously come back again. Sriracha, the most beloved hot sauce across the universe, on the other hand, is constantly popping up on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2014

    Serious All-You-Can-Eat: Chance to Win PDQ for a Year

    It doesn't matter the occasion or the prize, but everyone likes to win something from time to time -- heck, even if it's just bragging rights. But when food is involved, there's a bit more cause for excitement. Hey, we all need to eat and food always tastes better when it's free. To help promote i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2014

    Five Best Food and Drink Events this Weekend: Glow Parties, Sushi, and More

    You've made it through another week full of work, home, and social life -- trying to balance all three like a circus act -- but you've made it. Treat yourself to a night out on the town, a quaint stroll and some sushi, a neon glow party, or a de-stressing paint and sip class if that's your cup of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2014

    7-Eleven Giving Away Free Stuff for a Week Starting Friday: Slurpees, Twinkies, and More

    We're all for finding deals around here, but what really gets us going is free stuff. Burritos, burgers, iced coffees: we don't care what food item it is, we'll down it (and love it) as long as there is no cost. Tomorrow is 7-Eleven Day -- yep, that's a thing -- and to celebrate, the chain is kick ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 29, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 15, 2013

    Twinkies are Back Today, Now With Even Longer Shelf-Life

    Few processed foods are more representable of good ole' 'Murica than the Twinkie. The unidentified saccharine little cakes have been consumed in deep-fried form by many a presidential candidate in rural state fairs across the country. Who can forget the infamous image of Michele Bachman shoving on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2013

    Twinkie Resurrection: Snacks Should Return in July

    When Hostess Brands declared bankruptcy and shut down all operations in November 2012, a collective tear was shed by the millions of children and adults who loved the company's snack cakes. Almost immediately, there was a run on Twinkies, HoHo's, and Cupcakes as people hoarded the treats to save an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2013

    Twinkies to Be Resurrected?

    Prepare your Costco-sized box of Kleenex for that friend who gleefully shelled out fistfuls of cash to obtain some of the last packages of Twinkies on earth. First because a U.S. bankruptcy court in White Plains, N.Y. on Monday gave Hostess Brands Inc. permission to auction of its Twinkie and Wonde ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2012

    Jamie Foxx is a Hostess Ding Dong (Video)

    Since Hostess' shutdown, Twinkies have become a valuable commodity. Despite all the "lifespan of a million years" jokes, the snack cake actually has a shelf life of only about 28 days, according to a company spokesperson, which is making the dwindling supplies of the popular snack cake in high deman ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2012

    Twinkies in Danger: Hostess May Liquidate Today

    Growing up in Brooklyn, there were only two kinds of bread available at any given day -- fresh baked loaves of Italian bread for the grownups -- and Hostess Wonder Bread for us kids. Read Also: Bankrupt Twinkie Manufacturer Warns of Hundreds of Florida LayoffsIn fact, Hostess was pretty mu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2012

    Bankrupt Twinkie Manufacturer Warns of Hundreds of Florida Layoffs

    Hostess Brands, the makers of Twinkies, Ho Hos, and Ding Dongs that declared bankruptcy in January, has filed paperwork with the state warning of at least 479 potential layoffs all over the state.And it's not just a Florida thing -- reports of layoff warnings are coming out all over the country ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    South Florida's Best Cold Treat on a Hot Summer Day

    ​With a summer that lasts a good chunk of the year, the people of South Florida need -- make that deserve -- lots of options for cool, refreshing treats. While an ice cold beer does the trick nicely, sometimes you crave the innocence and nostalgia of an icy sweet treat. Here are five of the best c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    Kobayashi Sets Twinkie-Eating Record: Here Are Some Records Set in Florida

    ​Champion eater Takero Kobayashi set a Guinness World Record on the Wendy Williams Show by successfully eating 14 Hostess Twinkies in one minute.Kobayashi downed the endangered treats while a studio audience and a Guinness official watched. In fact, the official had the... ummm... interesting task ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2011

    BurgerFi Opens in Delray Beach

    Candace WestBurgerFi opens a second location in Delray Beach.​BurgerFi, restaurateur David Manero's fast-casual burger and concrete concept, opened its second location in Delray Beach. The restaurant, located directly on Ocean Boulevard, has the same concept as the first BurgerFi restaurant in Lau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2011

    Renaissance Festival Food -- Huzzah!

    divemasterking2000Old-fashioned root beer -- is it fit for a king?​This weekend is your last chance to visit this year's Florida Renaissance Festival in Deerfield Beach. There you can practice chess or archery, watch jousts with live horses, listen to live music, witness artisan glass blowing, be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    Ten Dishes We'd Like to See 86'ed

    TooFarNorthCaesar salad gone horribly, horribly wrong. ​There's something to be said for knowing when to quit.  Although longevity and persistence have their place, in time that thing or person who refuses to give it up (Larry King), gracefully fade away (Bret Farve), or drown himself in his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2010

    Deep-Fried Oreos Are the Chocolate Bomb

    ​Ever bite into a deep-fried Oreo? A favorite treat of fairs and carnivals from Texas to Tequesta, these battered and fried versions of the classic cookie are stellar. They're coated in funnel cake batter and fried so that the batter forms a balloon-like crust. The chocolate part of the cookie mel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    Yo, Lardass!

    ​Wanna know why your gut hits your ankles when you walk? Why your thighs have more ripples than the Gulf of Mexico in a hurricane? Why your ass is big enough to blot out the sun?  The "Twinkie Casserole" (24 Twinkies topped with caramel, mini marshmallows and brown sugar, topped with caramel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    Twinkies and Milk

    Until I saw Milk yesterday, the biopic starring Sean Penn as gay activist and San Francisco city supervisor Harvey Milk, I'd forgotten all about the Twinkie Defense. Fellow supervisor Dan White shot and killed Milk and Mayor George Moscone in their offices at San Francisco City Hall in 1978 and got ... More >>

  • Film

    January 26, 2006

    Rocky Waters

    Annapolis salutes all the classic boxing clichés.

  • Goods and Services

    May 12, 2005

    Best Value on Las Olas

    Free Buckets at Kilwin's Chocolate's

  • Film

    September 26, 2002

    The South Falls, Again

    Reese Witherspoon goes home to Alabama, and it ain't sweet

  • Film

    August 10, 2000

    Tears of a Clown

    The Eyes of Tammy Faye teaches us that garish televangelists have feelings, too

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    May 13, 1999

    Night & Day

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