bananas

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
8.13.19
food news

Conservationists Would Really Like People to Stop Throwing Banana Peels on the Ground

Banana peels don't "quickly disappear" at high altitudes; it can take years for a single peel to decompose.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.19.19
fruit

This Museum Removed an 'Improper' Banana Video, Sparking Banana-Themed Protests

In response to "censorship" by the Polish government, people ate bananas publicly and wore peels on their heads.
Bettina Makalintal
4.30.19
best before

I Bought a Vintage Banana Cookbook and Accidentally Opened a Sarcophagus of Horrors

There was once a universe where people thought bananas, boiled ham, mustard, and Velveeta should all be in the same dish.
Hilary Pollack
11.29.18
Drugs

Cops Find $18 Million of Cocaine Hidden in Bananas Donated to Texas Prison

C'mon, guys. At this point, putting cocaine in fruit is, like, the pumpkin spice of smuggling techniques.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.25.18
fruit

We Declare This Oddly Satisfying Banana Packaging a Blessed Image

PLEASE GIVE WHOEVER DESIGNED THIS AN AWARD.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.8.18
Munchies

Man Sues Houston Hotel for $1 Million After Slipping On Lettuce Leaf

The court records call the incident a "textbook 'Banana Peel Slip.'"
Jelisa Castrodale
5.11.18
WTF

Nothing to See Here, Just Spiders Crawling Out of This Kid's School Cafeteria Breakfast

"I looked in my cereal and they were in my cereal. So I’ve digested spiders," said sophomore Gatlan Morris.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.14.18
Recipe

Action Bronson's Fried Chicken and Bananas Foster Sandwich

Warning: you may need to get incredibly stoned in order to consume.
Action Bronson
3.4.18
Money

Bananacoin Is a Real-Life Cryptocurrency—and People Are Actually Buying It

Developers say that in addition to being a good investment, banana prices are also easy enough for our parents to understand. OK.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.24.18
Recipe

Bananas Foster

This classic and simple dessert is a show-stopping and perfect way to end any meal.
Dana Cree
10.21.17
Recipe

Banoffee Paella

Don't worry, it's not bananas and rice. It's bananas and AMAZING.
Dominique Ansel
9.28.17
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