A Harry Styles Nugget Incident and Pumpkin Spiced Latte Obsessions
Plus, is it ketchup or makeup? And more links
Fans Throw Chicken Nuggets at Harry Styles
Harry Styles is currently in the middle of a 15-night residency at New York City’s Madison Square Garden. The singer, who has been known to interact with fans during his concert, usually gets the typical gifts tossed onstage — flowers, flags, a hat. But the other day, a fan decided it was a good idea to toss some chicken nuggets onstage — possibly in case Harry wanted a snack? There were two problems with the nugget toss, though. Harry explains to the fan that he doesn’t eat chicken and even if he did, the nuggets were cold and old.
Michelin Guide Taipei, Taichung, Tainan, and Kaohsiung
The Michelin Guide announced the restaurants that will be included in its new Guide for Taipei, Taichung, Tainan, and Kaohsiung. This is the first year that Michelin inspectors have included Tainan and Kaohsiung in their rankings. In total, 170 restaurants were listed, with seven new restaurants earning One Star, and two new restaurants earning Green Stars. Find the complete list of 2022 restaurants here.
Ketchup or Gloss
At some point, everyone has gotten some ketchup on their lips. This usually happens during a round of eating a particularly good burger or fries. But how many people have intentionally used the condiment as lip gloss? Brooklyn-based Mschf is offering a collaboration with Rhianna’s Fenty makeup collection that asks the question: Makeup or Ketchup? For $25, you’ll get a boxed set of six packets containing either Fenty lip gloss or ketchup. So, depending on what packet you choose, you’ll be able to dress up your lips or your sandwich. Feeling lucky? Order yours at ketchupormakeup.com.
Bring on the PSL
For those of us obsessed with all things pumpkin (in Miami we would never know there is autumn without Starbucks’ pumpkin spice latte showing up in its stores), the PSL has returned. But in the battle to be the most pumpkin spice obsessed who wins? Bid-on-Equipment just released a survey of the most PSL-obsessed cities and states in the country. Washington state was listed as the number-one-most pumpkin obsessed in the union (California, Colorado, Oregon, and Illinois followed close behind to make the top five PSL-loving states). Minneapolis was listed as the top city for PSL lovers, with Seattle, Miami, Atlanta, and Las Vegas making up the top five.
It’s Fall Preview Time
We’re excited about the new restaurant guides debuting between now and the end of next week, with Grub Street’s version coming up out front, flagging such openings as a follow-up Mike Solomonov spot in Brooklyn, a Kwame Onwuachi place in Lincoln Center, and three places on the way from the Dhamaka folks.