Month: February 2014

Street Smarts: Drink Wine Day Winner

Last week, we posed some intoxicating questions about the fermented fruit of the vine. Several players entered, but only one emerged victorious. The winner of this round of Street Smarts is: Kiana Werner Bloomington, IN Congratulations, Kiana! You just won $25 in free food from EatStreet! For everyone else, here […]

Top 5 Food Surprises

5. Fortune cookies were invented in America. “Opportunity is just around the corner.” Insert clichéd phrase here…The charming Styrofoam-like wafers that accompany every order of Chinese takeout are not, in fact, Chinese. At least they weren’t invented in China. They’re actually a purely American phenomenon, having originated on the West […]

Street Smarts: Drink Wine Day

We at EatStreet believe that our users have a healthy amount of common sense: ordering delivery or takeout online is easy, fast, and affordable. You eat smart. But let’s put our money where our mouth is. Or rather, we’ll put our money where your mouth is…Answer every one of our bi-weekly […]

Where Does “Food” Come From?

Where does food come from? I don’t mean agriculturally, anthropologically, geographically, or financially. I’m asking, quite literally, where does “food” come from? What is the etymology of the word? When the word “food” rolls off the tongue, it sounds similar to feed, fodder, and (from there) pasture. Germanic in origin, […]

Graffeati: Made with Love

It’s a frigid time of the year in most parts of the country, but today love warms our hearts. For those bachelors and bachelorettes out there, I will attempt to warm your hearts in this post. And if that doesn’t work, order some hot-and-sour soup on our site. That’ll surely […]

Street Smarts: Amorous Eats Winner

Last week, with Valentine’s Day approaching, we assessed your knowledge of love and food. Several players entered, but only one was targeted by Cupid’s arrow. The winner of this round of Street Smarts is: Hannah Clark Ithaca, NY Congratulations, Hannah! You just won $25 in free food from EatStreet! For […]

Street Smarts: Amorous Eats

We at EatStreet believe that our users have a healthy amount of common sense: ordering delivery or takeout online is easy, fast, and affordable. You eat smart. But let’s put our money where our mouth is. Or rather, we’ll put our money where your mouth is…Answer every one of our bi-weekly […]

Top 5 Ways to Eat a Grapefruit

February is National Grapefruit Month. Loaded with lycopene and vitamin C, these orange orbs are among the healthiest fruits on earth. They can even be used as a natural skincare spa treatment. The grapefruit got its name because it grows in bunches—just like grapes. The New World was first introduced […]