Phoebe Hurst

MUNCHIES UK Editor 

Cannibalism

This Guy Wrote a Guide to Being a Cannibal

To Eat or to be Eaten—A Guide to Cannibalism contains human butchery diagrams and recipes for human minced meat mango tartare and human tenderloin with cider.
Phoebe Hurst
9.27.17
Australia

Australia, We Need to Talk About Fairy Bread 

There’s one Australianism that can’t be excused by weather or geography: Fairy Bread. It's nothing more than triangles of white bread covered with butter and topped sprinkles, but it's simple, nostalgic, and a minimal-effort substitute for real cake.
Phoebe Hurst
9.13.17
Health

Scientists Have Good News for Anyone Who Likes Cheese

It might not clog your arteries as much as we thought!
Phoebe Hurst
3.15.17
Indian Food

This Washing Machine Has a Special Setting for Curry Stains

Push the "curry" button on Panasonic's new machine and those madras marks will disappear.
Phoebe Hurst
3.13.17
Indian Food

Half of Britain’s Curry Houses Will Be Gone within 10 Years

The chairman of the Asian Catering Federation has warned that chef shortages, rising costs, and changing customer tastes could spell the end of 17,000 Indian restaurants.
Phoebe Hurst
2.24.17
coffee

Starbucks Is Coming to Italy and Italians Are Predictably Skeptical

The chain has announced plans to open its first location in one of the world's proudest coffee-drinking nations.
Phoebe Hurst
2.21.17
coffee

Woman Hospitalized After Drinking a Corrosive Latte from McDonald’s

She probably isn't lovin' it.
Phoebe Hurst
2.8.17
crime

Couple Taken to Court for Repeatedly Ordering Food Deliveries to Their Neighbor’s House

Best or worst neighbors ever?
Phoebe Hurst
2.2.17
chocolate

Push This Button and Get Sent a Mystery Box of Chocolates

Amazon’s new "Surprise Sweets" Dash button makes indulging sugary cravings too damn easy.
Phoebe Hurst
2.1.17
politics

Starbucks Has Promised to Hire 10,000 Refugees After Trump’s Travel Ban

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has joined public figures across the world in condemning Trump’s temporary ban on refugees from entering the US.
Phoebe Hurst
1.30.17
food fraud

This App Can Tell You Whether Your Olive Oil Really Is Italian

Users can scan the barcodes of “Made in Italy” products and find out whether they really are of Italian origin.
Phoebe Hurst
1.26.17
Internet

SaltBae Is Opening a Restaurant in London

Nusret Gökçe, the Turkish chef behind the viral steak-slicing video, admitted that while he does not speak English, he can “communicate with people through meat.”
Phoebe Hurst
1.25.17
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