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Food FYI: DiCaprio's bourbon ad, Boy George's weight loss, more

February 18, 2013|By Betty Hallock

"Django Unchained" star Leonardo DiCaprio appears in a Jim Beam bourbon ad for the Japanese market. Wearing a crisp white shirt and wielding an ice pick, he carves a perfectly round ice cube the size of a grapefruit, then snaps and it magically turns into crushed ice. He says four words in the 17-second spot: "Cool bourbon. Jim Beam." [via Daily Mail]

"I love that the size of my ass is trending worldwide!" posts Boy George to Twitter. The 51-year-old British singer has been shedding pounds, and his dramatic weight loss has captured media attention, at least partly because he regularly tweets about his diet. "Spicy broccoli cheese from lunch! I have friends coming later who will polish this off!" "Got a lovely bean curry chugging away on the stove!" "I found my relationship with food is greatly improved! Two weeks with no oil, it's not so hard!" with a link to an article about something called the Metabolic Balance Diet that he's on. "Oven ready!" Oh, oops, that one's a picture of a guy taking a photo of his eight-pack abs from the site guyswithiphones.com. [Twitter]

And in case you missed the video of supermodel Karlie Kloss and Momofuku Milk Bar pastry chef Christina Tosi making Perfect 10 Kookies (with almonds, oats, chocolate chips, etc.), here it is. [Lucky Peach Tumblr]

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