'Spaghetti Meat' Is What Happens When You Breed Faster-Growing Chickens

The term refers to squishy chicken breasts that pull apart like noodles.


The Mysterious, Stubborn Appeal of Mass-Produced Fried Chicken

Why do so many accomplished chefs call Popeyes their favorite fried chicken?


Don’t Buy This: Bogus Food Expiration Dates Make You Waste Food

Throwing away food because of a sell by date is wasteful and expensive.


This Chef Has Dedicated His Life to Perfecting Hainan Chicken and Rice

Johnny Lee has dedicated the last six years of his life to perfecting Hainan-style chicken and rice and will stop at nothing until the world knows what constitutes a proper version of it.


Indonesia's Jet-Black Chickens Are the Dark Side of Poultry

The ayam cemani, a prized breed of Indonesian chicken, is the result of a genetic mutation that produces a completely black bird, from beak to bone. Because of their color and supposed magical properties, they can fetch up to $4,000 each.


We Spoke to a Guy from the Restaurant That Serves Poo-Flavoured Curry

Japanese porno god Ken Shimizu’s Curry Shop Shimizu restaurant serves nothing but shit-flavoured curry. We called one of his disciples to find out why and how—but mostly just: what the fuck was he thinking?


New Zealand's Great Food Waste Paradox

We chuck out a billion dollars of usable food a year, while Kiwis go hungry.


News of Zealand: Hundreds Hospitalised by Contaminated Chicken

Plus Prime Minister Ardern in Europe, and the latest on NZ bowel cancer rates.


KFC In Australia Comes With Free Maggots Now

A guy in NSW said he found the maggots after taking a bite and thinking it tasted like tinfoil.


Behind Korea's Obsession with Fried Chicken and Beer

The fried-chicken-and-beer combo known as chi-maek is cheap and beloved by Koreans, yet running chicken "hofs" remains competitive and largely unprofitable.


'Libertarian Chicken,' Today's Comic by Ben Passmore

A cat hangs out with a chicken who won't get off its soapbox.


The Journey to Lab-Grown Chicken

Thousands of Nigerians flee to Cameroon to escape Boko Haram, Gaza exports first produce shipment to Israel since 2007, and more on today's VICE News Capsule.