Bettina Makalintal

Staff Writer — Food

bettina.makalintal@vice.com
Internet

The 'Dusty Stick' Is the Best Slack Emoji That Nobody Uses

What does it mean? Where did it come from? And why isn't everyone as obsessed with it as we are?
Drew Schwartz
5 hours ago
food news

Selling LaCroix Is Illegal in Massachusetts

The company hasn't gotten the permit needed to sell seltzer in the state.
Bettina Makalintal
3 days ago
food-wtf

This Carrie Underwood Cheese Sculpture Is Horrifying

"I’m speechless!!!" the singer wrote on Instagram.
Bettina Makalintal
3 days ago
food-wtf

We Asked People Why They Lick Their Himalayan Salt Lamps

"I just had to get that salty pink ambrosia."
Bettina Makalintal
3 days ago
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
5 days ago
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
6.18.19
food news

Stop Eating From Jumbo-Sized Containers of 'Mayo' at Sporting Events

The joke's been done before.
Bettina Makalintal
6.17.19
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
6.17.19
CHEFS

Like These Eggs, We Also Want to Be Coddled in a Tasty Eggplant and Tomato Stew

This dish from Abra Berens, chef at Granor Farm and author of "Ruffage," is the perfect summer meal.
Bettina Makalintal
6.17.19
anthony bourdain

Anthony Bourdain's 'Hungry Ghosts' Will Become an Animated Show

The graphic novel is in development for a "frightening, hilarious, twisted, and culinary-inspired" series.
Bettina Makalintal
6.14.19
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
6.12.19
food-opinion

The Nine-Year-Old Paying Off His Classmates' Lunch Debt Isn't a 'Feel Good' Story

Framing these stories as inspirational pushes us further into a bleak future where debt is inescapable, even in elementary school.
Bettina Makalintal
6.11.19
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