Munchies

Save Yourselves

Plastic Bottles, Not Bags, Cause the Worst Pollution to Europe's Waterways

According to new research from Plastic Oceans UK and the Earthwatch Institute, plastic bottles account for 14 percent of all plastic waste.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
4.9.19
Save Yourselves

Don't Call the Squirrel Meat Lasagne a PR Stunt

The founders of London restaurant Native think "waste meat" might be the key to sustainable meat consumption.
Sophie Wilkinson
2.27.19
Recognise Me

What It’s Like to Be Trans in the Restaurant Industry

With threats of customer harassment and misogynist kitchen culture, hospitality can be tough on its trans and non-binary employees.
Munchies
10.9.18
Munchies

Brexit Food Shortages Could Have Serious Repercussions for Scotland's Island Communities

We spoke to residents of Orkney and the Outer Hebrides to learn how they're prepping for a potential hard Brexit.
Chris McCall
10.8.18
Munchies

Drinking Games, Ranked from Least Terrible to Truly Terrible

You’ve heard of “drinking on your own,” now try drinking with peer pressure!
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
9.18.18
The Dystopia and Utopia Issue

I Lived Exclusively Off Doomsday Prepper Food for a Week

Fearing natural disasters and nuclear war, Americans are investing in freeze-dried food. But how does it taste?
Emilie Friedlander
4.11.18
Health

This Is How Much Longer You'll Live If You Stop Eating Meat

The study concluded that despite some variability in the data, “the evidence is consistent that increased intake of red meat, especially processed red meat, is associated with increased all-cause mortality.”
Wyatt Marshall
3.15.18
Sushi

Is Naked Sushi All About the Nigiri or the Nudity?

Mark Scharaga, the "Naked Sushi King," sees the model as part of the aesthetic, not the main course itself. “We’re not selling sex—we’re selling an experience with a beautiful woman or man,” he claims.
Tove Danovich
10.23.17
Science

Meet the Researcher Making Food Out of Electricity

So far, he's made a powder substance you can ingest a few different ways.
Simon Espholm
8.18.17
WTF

Why Iran Is Turning Onions into Jewelry

Onions are an Iranian's best friend?
Alex Swerdloff
8.11.17
Munchies

The Proud Legacy of Afro-Caribbean Food in Britain

From Birmingham’s first West Indian cafes to Carnival jerk chicken and curry goat served in Caribbean takeaways across the country, Britain’s Afro-Caribbean communities have a long and proud food heritage.
Munchies
7.31.17
Munchies

A Fine Cider Sommelier Judges the UK's Worst Ciders

“It’s got a nice, apple-that’s-been-soaked-in-a-swimming-pool aroma, with a little bit of acid rain to it as well.”
Munchies Staff
6.23.17
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