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
2 days 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
2 days 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
2 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 flavour, texture, or appearance.
Jelisa Castrodale
4 days ago
food news

Critic Trash-Talks $20,000 Artwork, Then Accidentally Destroys It With Soda Can

The work shattered into thousands of pieces, leaving the floor littered with shards of glass and an extra-sad looking soccer ball.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.13.20
Film

We Talked to the Woman in That Pizza Box Folding Video From ‘Parasite’

Brenna Gray had nearly forgotten the YouTube video of her stacking pizza boxes as a teenager—until she received an email from a Korean film company.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.12.20
WTF

Sex Offender Outraged His City Won't Release Hidden-Camera Videos of Naked Baristas

The footage—which shows baristas stripping and licking whipped cream off each other—could normally be viewed via a public records request.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.12.20
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
2.10.20
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
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
2.3.20
food news

Kobe Bryant Fans Are Eating at His Favorite Mexican Restaurant to Pay Their Respects

The Los Angeles Lakers star was a regular customer at El Camino Real for more than 20 years.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.31.20
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