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2016 election

Restaurant Confessionals
Restaurant Confessionals

Working Near Trump Tower Has Become a Nightmare

People don’t want to come to the area. The cops scare people away. The protesters scare people away. It's basically a frozen zone.
Anonymous
12.22.16
Trump
Trump

Food in America Is About to Go to Hell Under Trump

President-elect Donald Trump appears ready to drag the nation back to the days before the Food Safety Modernization Act by rolling back or eliminating many of the nation’s food safety laws.
Tom Perkins
11.17.16
Restaurants
Restaurants

Trump Supporter Allegedly Left Hate Speech on Receipt for Waiter at TGI Friday's

Restaurants are a place where we, the American public, get together in all of our vast diversity. Can we do so peaceably following this divisive election? Things are not looking good.
Alex Swerdloff
11.16.16
soda
soda

In Case You Missed It, a Bunch of Cities Passed Soda Taxes

It might be little consolation for most, but not everything that came out of this week is a complete-and-total unmitigated disaster.
Alex Swerdloff
11.11.16
beer
beer

Trump's Election Could Spell Big Trouble for Mexican Beers

Constellation Brands is the owner of Mexican brewer, Corona beer—and on Wednesday, the company saw its stock take a dive of 8 percent. The drop is being attributed to the possible deportation of Corona’s American customer base.
Alex Swerdloff
11.10.16
2016 election
2016 election

We're All Gonna Get Through This

Have a drink. Have six drinks. It's time.
Munchies Staff
11.8.16
2016 election
2016 election

Why the Next President (Probably) Won’t Destroy Our Food System

We spoke to chef Michel Nischan of Wholesome Wave to find out whether we're looking at four long years of disastrous food policy.
Munchies Staff
11.8.16
politics
politics

The Long History of How Free Alcohol Has Influenced America's Elections

Using booze or food to sway an election—either by bribing people for votes (assuming that voters will do anything for a little swill) or by suppressing votes (the idea being that voters will get too drunk to actually vote)—is definitely nothing new.
Alex Swerdloff
11.7.16
Pizza
Pizza

Pizza Is the Latest Victim of This Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Election

Ah pizza—you’re such a compassionate soul. Not only do you provide us with delicious sustenance as we feast on your cheesy flesh, you also share our pain during these most difficult of times.
Alex Swerdloff
11.4.16
politics
politics

What Will Trump Eat at His Election Night 'Victory Party'?

Why not join us in speculating about this pressing question: What exactly will be served on Tuesday night at Trump’s soiree?
Alex Swerdloff
11.3.16
politics
politics

Chobani's CEO Gets Death Threats for Giving Jobs to Refugees

How long do you think it will take for the countless hordes of Muslim infiltrators villainously masquerading as helpless refugees to conquer us via Greek yogurt?
Alex Swerdloff
11.2.16
Trump
Trump

Donald Trump’s BS Has Inspired a Food Truck

On Saturday, a Donald Trump-themed food truck rolled out in Portland, Oregon, offering an edible take on the Republican presidential nominee’s BS—in this case, baloney sandwiches.
Jack Rushall
10.25.16