food news

Chipotle Requires a 'Wellness Check' to Prove Sick Workers Aren't Just Hungover

Imagine being sent a health professional to prove that you're not just sleeping off last night's White Claws.
Jelisa Castrodale
7 hours ago
food news

Italian Artist's Duct-Taped Bananas Are Selling for $120,000 Each

Maurizio Cattelan said he'd been trying to finish 'Comedian' for more than a year, but his early attempts with fake bananas just weren't working out.
Jelisa Castrodale
7 hours ago
Food

Fish Shop Shut Down for Using Googly Eyes to Make Fish Look Fresher

Brilliant, or nightmare fodder? A little of both!
Jelisa Castrodale
a day ago
food news

Put the Yogurt Down: Strong Beer Could Provide Probiotic Benefits, Too

Artichokes, asparagus, garlic, and onions are also known to have high levels of probiotics—but hey, you could just have a pint of Hoegaarden!
Jelisa Castrodale
2 days ago
food news

America's First 'Vegan Butcher' Is Fighting Nestlé Over the Term's Trademark

Herbivorous Butcher wants the right to use "vegan butcher" themselves, or for the phrase to remain un-trademarked so other small retailers can keep using it.
Jelisa Castrodale
3 days ago
food news

Judge Dismisses $210 Million Lawsuit Against CBC Report That Said Subway Chicken Is Fake

In 2017, CBC tests found that Subway's oven roasted chicken contained just 53.6% chicken DNA, and its chicken strips just 42.8%.
Jelisa Castrodale
4 days ago
Food

This Gigantic Wine-Filled Stocking Is Here to Help You Cope With the Holidays

Apparently, all anyone needs to endure the next month-plus is a thin sheet of food-grade plastic, and 70 ounces of clearance-aisle quality wine.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.28.19
Food

No, You Idiots, an NYC Restaurant Is Not Serving Human Meat

Sorry to disappoint you!
Jelisa Castrodale
11.27.19
Culture

Harry Potter Fans Angry Over $50 'Scam' Event That Was More of a Low-Budget Kids Party

With a lot of dry erase boards, chopsticks for "wands," and no Butterbeer in sight, the event was essentially a Fyre Festival for muggles.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.21.19
food news

Inventor of Cocktail with Human Toe Garnish Dies, Donates All His Toes to the Cause

His generous donation more than doubles the hotel's toe reserves; before, just six mummified toes were available for use in the drink.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.20.19
food news

900 Bottles of Booze Finally Recovered from 1917 Shipwreck

The Kyros and its high-dollar cargo—including 600 bottles of Cognac and 300 bottles of Benedictine liqueur—was discovered in 1999.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.19.19
food news

Lizzo Is Being Sued by the Postmates Driver She Accused of Stealing Her Food

This all started in mid-September when Lizzo used Postmates to place a delivery order from Luke's Lobster in Boston.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.19.19
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