america

politics

Researchers Say that If You Don't Eat at Arby's or Applebee's, You're Probably a Liberal

"Conservatives... disproportionately buy Jell-O gelatin desserts and eat at Arby’s.”
Jelisa Castrodale
7.13.18
america

Google Celebrated the 4th of July with This Disturbing Map of the 50 States’ Most-Searched Foods

New Yorkers are more interested in chicken cutlets than pizza? Washington's favorite dish is... pork chops??
Lauren Rothman
7.5.18
in memoriam: anthony bourdain

Anthony Bourdain Made Marginalized Communities Like Mine Feel Worthy

As a native West Virginian, I never thought I'd see my home state represented with respect and fairness—until Bourdain showed up.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.8.18
japan

American Comedian Compares Gun Control to Asking Japanese People to Give Up Miso Soup

“Dude, you can’t kill someone with a bowl of miso soup,” one person responded.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.10.18
america

Being a 9/11 First Responder Made Me a Fat Vegetarian

Sometimes you remember who you used to be and think, "How did I get here?" It was that motherfucker Osama Bin Laden.
Eddie McNamara
2.23.18
politics

Pro-Trump, Anti-Global Warming Facebook Post Leads to Restaurant's Closure

Cup It Up American Grill in Tucson, Arizona was forced to close just 72 hours after its controversial post went sideways.
Jelisa Castrodale
10.12.17
Pizza

The Nostalgic Beauty of Forgotten Pizza Huts

Photographer Ho Hai Tran and his collaborator Chloe Cahill have traveled across continents documenting the reincarnation of the Pizza Hut buildings that once hosted all our childhood birthday parties.
Alex Swerdloff
7.29.17
politics

For the First Time in 13 Years, US Beef Is Sent to China

Even “currency manipulators” like a good bone-in ribeye.
Alex Swerdloff
6.19.17
america

In the Belly of America: The Former Cop Who Became an Avocado Farmer

JC Iamurri has been many things throughout his life. I spoke to him about guns, Girl Scout cookies, and the secrets to competitive arm wrestling.
Ivy Knight
5.9.17
america

This Mac 'n' Cheese Burger Is So Decadent that It's Actually Making the Internet Mad

Did the deep-fried mac and cheese buns go too far? Or was it the extra scoop of mac and cheese on top of the beef and bacon?
Jelisa Castrodale
4.4.17
Fast Food

These 3 Dudes Drove 1,000 Miles to Try the Only McDonald's Pizza in America

"Nathan said he was going to check to make sure that they actually have the pizza, and I said, 'No, it would be hilarious if we just drive down there and it turned out that they don’t even have it.'"
Jelisa Castrodale
3.28.17
america

This Map of the Most Googled Super Bowl Foods Says a Lot About America

American excess has never been more clearly mapped out.
Gigen Mammoser
2.4.17