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controversy
controversy

'Asian' Restaurant Changes Name After Charges of Racism and Misogyny

Somehow, they thought "Misohawni" would go over well.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.16.17
cereal
cereal

Man Faces Harassment After Alleging Racist Imagery on Corn Pops Box

Kellogg's is changing the design after criticism—but that hasn't stopped novelist Saladin Ahmed from becoming a target of "the anti-PC crowd."
Mayukh Sen
10.27.17
Religion
Religion

Muslim Family Visiting Alabama Finds Bacon in McChicken Sandwiches

If adding bacon to the sandwiches was a mistake, it was a mistake made 14 times.
Alex Swerdloff
8.3.17
WTF
WTF

Pizzeria Accused of Racism Over Ridiculously Restrictive Dress Code

The restaurant/nightclub successfully banned almost all articles of clothing.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.5.17
WTF
WTF

People Are Pissed at This Bar's Inflatable Border Wall

A Cinco de Mayo stunt at a Southern California tavern didn't turn out quite the way the bar's owner had hoped.
Alex Swerdloff
5.9.17
Chinese food
Chinese food

The Struggles of Writing About Chinese Food as a Chinese Person

Growing up, I was the weird kid who adored boiled pig intestines and fermented tofu. So imagine my surprise when the 2000s hit and the food of my people was suddenly cool.
Clarissa Wei
4.24.17
the internet
the internet

Gordon Ramsay Suffers Backlash for Tweet About Traditional Indian Breakfast

"I was expecting it. Anyone who has spent enough time on the Internet knows what they're in for when they send him a food picture."
Alex Swerdloff
4.11.17
RACISM
RACISM

British Landlord Tycoon Bans 'Coloured People' Because of 'Curry Smell'

“To be honest, we’re getting overloaded with coloured people. It is a problem with certain types of coloured people—those who consume curry."
Alex Swerdloff
3.31.17
controversy
controversy

Watch the 'Pioneer Woman' Clip that Is Causing a Huge Backlash for the Food Network

The Food Network star and blogger appears to ridicule a dish of "Asian wings"—and Asian-Americans aren't happy about it.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.10.17
hate
hate

Woman Arrested for Hate Crime After Vandalising an Islamic Centre with Bacon

This isn't the first time pork has been used in a hate crime against Muslims.
Nick Rose
2.19.17
RACISM
RACISM

South Carolina Restaurant Apologises for Using Super-Racist 'Help Wanted' Sign

What happens when a minority-owned restaurant posts a help-wanted sign that blatantly and explicitly offends, well, minorities?
Alex Swerdloff
2.3.17
korean food
korean food

Why 'White' Is the Least-Spicy Option at This Korean Restaurant

If there’s one pervasive stereotype surrounding the way white people eat—besides maybe their affinity for putting avocado on literally everything—it’s that they can’t handle spicy food.
Nick Rose
1.21.17