Bettina Makalintal

Staff Writer — Food

bettina.makalintal@vice.com
food-wtf

We Asked People Why They Lick Their Himalayan Salt Lamps

"I just had to get that salty pink ambrosia."
Bettina Makalintal
3 days ago
food news

Burger King's Instagram Is Full of Giant Penis Drawings

A San Francisco artist used penis pictures as creative "revenge" after the brand allegedly ripped off his art.
Bettina Makalintal
6.20.19
Internet

How YouTubers Turned the Apology Video Into a Genre

When it comes to YouTube stars, apologies are products—just like lipsticks—and everyone is thirsty for your click.
Bettina Makalintal
6.19.19
food news

A Coffee Company Fooled the Internet With a 'Construction Guy' Fake Influencer

The Austin construction worker who went viral on Instagram turned out to be a marketing campaign for Cuvée Coffee.
Bettina Makalintal
6.19.19
anthony bourdain

Anthony Bourdain's 'Hungry Ghosts' Will Become an Animated Show

The graphic novel is in development for a "frightening, hilarious, twisted, and culinary-inspired" series.
Bettina Makalintal
6.17.19
food news

People Keep Saying We'll Eat Lab-Grown Meat by 2040, But We've Heard That Before

For decades, we've heard that lab-grown meat is just around the corner. So what's the hold up?
Bettina Makalintal
6.13.19
Celebrity

DJ Khaled Played Himself With an Energy Drink Bundle Scandal

Billboard disqualified album sales of "Father of Asahd," preventing it from debuting at No.1, because of one of the music magnate's many brand deals.
Bettina Makalintal
6.11.19
food-wtf

Can You Actually Fix a Sink With Ramen, Like That Viral Video?

The clip seems too good to be true, but according to a scene designer, it might actually be possible.
Bettina Makalintal
6.1.19
food-wtf

This 'Human Cheese' Is Made From Celebrity Skin Bacteria

If you've ever wanted to eat cheese made from Heston Blumenthal's crotch or Ruby Tandoh's nose, now's your chance!
Bettina Makalintal
5.23.19
food news

Brace Yourself for Cardi B's 'Bocktail' Empire

Cardi B wants to create a "Bocktails with Cardi B" TV show and booze.
Bettina Makalintal
5.23.19
food news

A Dirty Paper Plate Used by Kurt Cobain Just Sold for $22,400

After eating pizza off the plate, Cobain used it to write the setlist for a Nirvana show in 1990.
Bettina Makalintal
5.22.19
food news

Steakhouse Accidentally Serves $5,700 Wine to Guest Who Ordered Waaaay Cheaper Bottle

The diner had ordered a more budget-friendly bottle, but was served the pricey Le Pin Pomerol 2001 after a label mix-up.
Bettina Makalintal
5.16.19
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