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The Museum of Ice Cream Is Worth £165 Million Somehow, Please Help

That's a lot of tickets to the "Sprinkle Pool."
Jelisa Castrodale
5 days ago
food news

An Unstoppable Fungus Might Make Bananas Go Extinct

Colombia has declared a state of emergency due to the return of a deadly fungus that wiped out an entire species of banana decades ago.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.14.19
food news

Brutal Murder of 19 People in Mexico Could Be Related to Avocado Trade, Expert Says

A researcher believes the horrifying public display of bodies that took place in Uruapan this week stems back to the high demand for avocados.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.12.19
food news

Body Found in Supermarket Identified as Employee Who Disappeared 10 Years Ago

"[The coolers were] so loud, there's probably no way anyone heard him."
Jelisa Castrodale
7.24.19
food news

The Tempura Flakes on Sushi Rolls Are Spontaneously Combusting and Starting Fires

Two sushi restaurants in Wisconsin have caught on fire since April, and investigators believe that both incidents were caused by tempura "crunch".
Jelisa Castrodale
7.17.19
food news

Copycats Are Licking More Ice Cream Cartons Thanks to That Viral Video

So can we go back to buying ice cream and feeling reasonably confident that no one else's tongue has touched it? OF COURSE NOT.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.9.19
food news

Trump Campaign's Ad Showing 'Real' American Workers Actually Uses Foreign Stock Photos

The MAGA team used Turkish stock photos of a bearded hipster and a Japanese coffee shop instead of finding "real" Americans to appear in its ads.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.4.19
food news

This Ice Cream Truck Owner Hates Influencers So Much He Charges Them Double

Joe Nicchi of LA's CVT Soft Serve instituted the policy after getting a request to serve a 300-person event in exchange for "exposure".
Jelisa Castrodale
7.3.19
food news

An Australian KFC Owner Is Begging Michelin to Give His Restaurant a Star

Michelin inspectors judge whether a restaurant provides a good value or a "memorable experience". Who's to say KFC doesn't?
Jelisa Castrodale
6.26.19
food news

Girl's Abdominal Blockage Reportedly Caused by Hundreds of Undigested Boba Pearls

Oh cool, just the nightmare we needed today.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.11.19
food news

Millions of Birds Are Vacuumed to Death Every Year for Our Martini Olives

Olives have a better flavor if they’re harvested at night, which is bad news for the birds who tend to sleep in those trees.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.22.19
food news

Coca-Cola Heir Billionaire Arrested for Allegedly Filling Plane with Weed Plants

'Alki' David was arrested in St. Kitts after authorities allegedly found 5,000 cannabis plants, seeds, and CBD products on his private plane.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.15.19
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