Mari Meyer

--

I Made Blood Sausage Using My Own Blood

While the bag slowly filled up with half a liter of my blood, I stared into the distance. What would my mom think if she saw me sitting in my living room like this?
Gwen van der Zwan
7.27.18
WTF

How to Enjoy Food When You Can't Smell Anything

We asked people with olfactory disorders how they deal.
Yoran Custers
4.17.18
Soda Addiction

People Explain How Soda Addiction Is Ruining Their Life

"A slight headache signals my need for a soda. It doesn't matter to me if it's warm or cold. And I like all brands. The cheap kinds contain aspartame. I think I'm addicted to that too."
Maarten van Gestel
11.6.17
trauma

We Asked People About Their Most Traumatic Food Experiences

How your favorite food can become your biggest enemy.
Djanlissa Pringels
9.28.17
Restaurants

Inside the Turbulent Life of a Famous Restaurant Critic

Attempted bribery, chefs with anger management issues, and difficulty staying anonymous.
Iris Bouwmeester
7.1.17
Restaurant Confessionals

How These Servers Got Revenge on Obnoxious Customers

"We once decided to make her a regular hamburger with real meat instead of the veggie patty."
Iris Bouwmeester
6.24.17
Europe

When Food Fights End in Disaster

It’s all fun and games until someone ends up in the hospital with melted cheese in their ear.
Emma van den Berg
6.17.17
Burgers

I Tasted the Most Expensive Burger in the World, and It's Not Worth €2,000

Even the chef says he's had a better burger for €16.
Alex Krancher
6.3.17
appetitie

Why You Can't Eat With a Broken Heart

What’s the connection between having a broken heart and totally losing your appetite? A couples therapist and neurologist explain.
Iris Bouwmeester
5.20.17
immigration

Smuggling Food Through the Airport Can Be Harder Than Smuggling Cocaine

"My own father was once caught at the border with a suitcase full of stuffed pigeons."
Bo Hanna
5.13.17
Restaurants

'Homemade' Doesn't Always Mean What You Think It Does

Is your waiter lying to you?
Aysha van Gorp
5.6.17