Bettina Makalintal

Staff Writer — Food & Culture

bettina.makalintal@vice.com
food news

A YouTuber Scammed His Way Onto a Food Delivery Site With Microwaved Meals

After Josh Pieters got the fake restaurant "The Italian Stallion" onto Deliveroo, his microwaved meals were actually delivered to customers.
Bettina Makalintal
5 hours ago
food-opinion

Man Asks Reddit: Is Asking Your Neighbor to Cook for You a Dick Move?

"She's cooking anyway and then I'd have varied presumably delicious food," he posted in the subreddit /r/AmITheAsshole.
Bettina Makalintal
11.6.19
tv

'Queer Eye: We're in Japan!' Is a Surprisingly Thoughtful Approach to Traveling

VICE talked with executive producer Jennifer Lane to discuss the show's approach to treating cultural exchange with respect.
Bettina Makalintal
11.6.19
Film

Nigeria's 'Lionheart' Was Disqualified from the Oscars for Being Mostly in English

English is Nigeria's official language, but according to the Academy's rules, movies in the Best International Feature Film category must be mostly non-English.
Bettina Makalintal
11.5.19
tv

Watching TV at 2x Speed Is a Great Idea, Actually

Hollywood creators aren't happy that Netflix is testing variable playback speed. But it's a great option for viewers.
Bettina Makalintal
10.30.19
Music

A New Kanye Song Sounds Like the Zelda Soundtrack and We're Not Mad Actually

The similarities between "Selah" on Kanye's 'Jesus Is King' and "Gerudo Valley" from 'Ocarina of Time' are striking.
Bettina Makalintal
10.29.19
CHEFS

Cook Your Eggplant Like You'd Cook a Steak

Chef Diego Moya of NYC bistro Racines shows us how to make grilled eggplant the star of the dinner table.
Bettina Makalintal
10.24.19
Music

Yellowcard Is Suing Juice WRLD for $15 Million Over Song Similarities

The band claims that the rapper's 2018 hit "Lucid Dreams" has too much in common with their 2006 song "Holly Wood Died."
Bettina Makalintal
10.22.19
Film

Old Dudes in Hollywood Really Hate the Marvel Universe

"When Martin Scorsese says that Marvel pictures are not cinema, he’s right," Francis Ford Coppola said.
Bettina Makalintal
10.21.19
Film

'The Lighthouse' Is Relentlessly Horny for Mermaid Vaginas

"Well, my first shot was this ferocious masturbation scene," Robert Pattinson said in an interview with the New York Times.
Bettina Makalintal
10.20.19
food-wtf

Viral Video Shows Mouse Jumping Into a Fryer

An attempt to catch a mouse at a Texas burger chain went very, very wrong.
Bettina Makalintal
10.10.19
Music

Nickelback Downloads Shot Up by 569% After President Trump's 'Photograph' Tweet

The song's recent and unexpected political appearance has caused a rise in both streams and downloads.
Bettina Makalintal
10.9.19
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