Tag Archives: Endorsements

The Truth About Vodka Sauce

Source: Grub Street NY

Besides fettuccine Alfredo, is there a dish reviled by pasta snobs as much as penne alla vodka? The other day, one of these detractors summed up the recipe for us as follows: Bring a large pot of water to a roiling boil, add salt, toss in penne, and cook until …

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Mila Kunis Becomes Latest Celebrity Brand Ambassador With Jim Beam Deal

Source: Grub Street NY


When you think bourbon, think Mila.

The bourbon company has a new campaign featuring Mila Kunis, who will appear in three television commercials as herself, but also as Beam’s newly appointed, nebulously defined “global partner and spokesperson” (watch the first spot here). It’s not known how much Kunis is being compensated for Beam’s “Make History” spots, but the press release touts her “global relevance,” and the new title instantly lands the actress among the esteemed, ridiculously appointed ranks of former Popchips President of Pop Ashton Kutcher, former Bud Light Creative Director and Musical Curator Justin Timberlake, one-time Coca-Cola Creative ...

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PapayaGate 2014: A Look Back at Memorable Gray’s Papaya Signs

Source: Eater NY

Gray’s Papaya has never been shy with its endorsements, political or otherwise. As food writer Francis Lam remembers, “walking by it you always knew where your eyes would land on the signs saying the dogs were better than filet mignon, the signs for the tropical drinks no one ever drank. The signs thanking Giuliani, the signs offering the Recession Special that was up so long it spanned at least three recessions…” The last is the only constant, while over the years owner Nicholas Gray plastered his windows with Presidential endorsements, hot dog endorsements, and the occasional tirade. ...

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