Food Op-Ed

A Deep Dive Into the Intense World of the r/MealPrepSunday Subreddit

At first, I was horrified to see people making 30 burritos in one day—but then I realized just how wholesome this community is.
Jelisa Castrodale
18 hours ago
food news

Why Burger King Is Forcing Everyone to Watch a Moldy Whopper Rot

In the 45-second commercial, a burger is assembled in the most photogenic way possible, and then left to rot for the next four weeks.
Jelisa Castrodale
a day ago
food news

Court Rules That Jägermeister's Logo Isn't Offensive to Christians

Swiss feds were concerned that the stag-and-cross logo could be upsetting due to "the religious leanings of some consumers."
Jelisa Castrodale
a day ago
food news

Watch This Guy Grab a Guitar, Sing "F You I Quit" to His Starbucks Manager

It ain't gonna win a Grammy, but it might be the most creative usage of "venti bumhole" we've ever heard.
Jelisa Castrodale
3 days ago
food news

Belgian Researchers Are Using Insect Fat in Baked Goods

Most study participants who tried desserts made with larvae fat weren't put off by the flavor, texture, or appearance.
Jelisa Castrodale
3 days ago
food news

Gas Station Could Get Shut Down After a Dude Filmed Porn in the Snack Aisle

"Under my watch, I won't allow it," a city official said. "Keep in mind, it was right next to the chips, and across from the sunflower seeds."
Jelisa Castrodale
2.10.20
News

Cops Catch Man Who'd Been Hiding in Supermarket Ceiling Since Christmas

The man was allegedly harboring $8,000 in stolen merch, including a 17-pound wheel of artisan cheese that still had its $395 price tag.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.7.20
News

25-Year-Old Man Claims Whisky Cured His Coronavirus

He admits that he refused the antibiotics the doctors prescribed him because he "didn't want to take any medicines."
Jelisa Castrodale
2.5.20
food news

The Real Winner of the Super Bowl Is the Avocado Industry

Last week was an all-time best for avocado exporters, as more than 75 million pounds of the fruit shipped across the US border.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.2.20
Film

Coronavirus Has Led to a Surge in Popularity for the 2011 Movie 'Contagion'

The Steven Soderbergh film is currently the 12th most popular movie rental on iTunes, and the 16th most-rented on Google Play.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.2.20
coronavirus

A Disturbing Number of People Think Coronavirus Is Related to Corona Beer

Google search trends illustrate that we're surrounded by very, very confused people when it comes to the rapidly spreading illness.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.28.20
food news

Winery Worker Fired After Accidentally Spilling $213K of Wine Down a Drain

In a different incident in 2017, the same worker failed to switch the diverting valve on a tank and lost another 11,000 liters of wine.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.28.20
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