Bettina Makalintal

Staff Writer — Food

bettina.makalintal@vice.com
Film

People Don't Actually Like Remakes, but Studios Keep Making Them

Remakes rarely do better than the original when it comes to profits or reviews, says a new study.
Bettina Makalintal
7.11.19
food news

Woman Orders 'Moana' Cake, Gets 'Marijuana' Cake Instead

She asked for the Disney princess, but got a red-eyed My Little Pony smoking a joint.
Bettina Makalintal
7.11.19
food news

Burger King's Instagram Is Full of Giant Penis Drawings

A San Francisco artist used penis pictures as creative "revenge" after the brand allegedly ripped off his art.
Bettina Makalintal
6.20.19
Internet

How YouTubers Turned the Apology Video Into a Genre

When it comes to YouTube stars, apologies are products – just like lipsticks – and everyone is thirsty for your click.
Bettina Makalintal
6.19.19
food news

A Coffee Company Fooled the Internet With a 'Construction Guy' Fake Influencer

The Austin construction worker who went viral on Instagram turned out to be a marketing campaign for Cuvée Coffee.
Bettina Makalintal
6.18.19
food news

People Keep Saying We'll Eat Lab-Grown Meat by 2040, But We've Heard That Before

For decades, we've heard that lab-grown meat is just around the corner. So what's the hold up?
Bettina Makalintal
6.13.19
Internet

It's Time We Admit That Tote Bags Are Trash

The niche media tote bag is the epitome of "weird flex but ok".
Bettina Makalintal
6.3.19
food-opinion

You Can Never Have Enough Garlic, You Fools

A bad tweet from the 'New York Times' has ignited the garlic-obsessed masses.
Bettina Makalintal
5.30.19
food news

Brace Yourself for Cardi B's 'Bocktail' Empire

Cardi B wants to create a "Bocktails with Cardi B" TV show and booze.
Bettina Makalintal
5.23.19
food-wtf

This 'Human Cheese' Is Made From Celebrity Skin Bacteria

If you've ever wanted to eat cheese made from Heston Blumenthal's crotch or Ruby Tandoh's nose, now's your chance!
Bettina Makalintal
5.22.19
food news

A Dirty Paper Plate Used by Kurt Cobain Just Sold for £17,670

After eating pizza off the plate, Cobain used it to write the setlist for a Nirvana show in 1990.
Bettina Makalintal
5.22.19
Make this

Homemade Prawn Toast Is Easier Than You Think

Chef Mei Lin showed us how to make the shrimp toast with Cantonese curry from her new Los Angeles restaurant Nightshade.
Bettina Makalintal
5.20.19
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