How to Run an Illegal Restaurant
In 2008, when the economy went to shit, my wife and I decided to quit our jobs in the advertising and film industries to run an illegal Asian restaurant out of our small Los Angeles apartment.
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I Don't Trust Restaurant Letter Grades
A, B, or C? IDGAF. Fancy letter grades doled out by clueless health department inspectors are less important than common sense and letting a restaurant earn your trust.
How Did This Restaurant Manage to Get 226 Health Violations in Under a Year?
Brocato's Sandwich Shop has done what many would consider to be impossible by racked up a staggering 226 health violations from February 2015 to January 2016.
You Don’t Really Know Who’s Making the Food You Order Online
An investigation has revealed that dozens of restaurants appearing on popular delivery services like GrubHub and Seamless don’t even exist. So where is your food really coming from when you order online? You might not want to know. Enjoy those egg...
Northern Thailand’s Raw Food Movement Involves Blood and Guts
The mention or thought of consuming raw blood in the western world would immediately turn most people into Woody Allen types, but I’m an American ex-pat living in northern Thailand. Here's my own visual guide to some of the best bloody representations...