Bristol

death

Inside the Burger Restaurant Where Hank Williams Uttered His Last Words

Country music legend has it that Hank Williams died outside of—or shortly after leaving—the Burger Bar in Bristol, Virginia. And ever since then, the restaurant has capitalized on the hazy story surrounding Williams' fatal overdose.
VICE Staff
2.28.17
African food

How Our East African Supper Club Helps Fight Prejudice

My heritage is challenged on a daily basis and food is one very peaceful way of fighting back.
Fozia Ismail and Edwina Bruford
2.9.17
Restaurants

Inside the Hotel Restaurant That Could Win Back Manchester’s Michelin Star

London has 80 Michelin-starred restaurants, Birmingham five, but Manchester? Zero. Chef Simon Rogan aims to change all that by winning hotel restaurant The French back the star it was stripped of in 2007 with a new kind of fine dining.
Andrew Anderson
5.9.16
Persian food

Learning to Cook in a War Zone Makes You Appreciate Good Rice

During the Iran–Iraq War, Moh Narimani’s hometown of Ahvaz was evacuated. He remained to protect his house, but with no women around, he became an impromptu community cook. "The best Iranian chef is judged on who can make the nice rice,” he says.
Gareth May
4.28.16
beer

Your Curved Pint Glass Might Be Making You Drink Faster

Researchers from the University of Bristol found that drinkers are more likely to consumer more beer quickly when it's served out of a curved glass.
Munchies Staff
5.7.15
Art

The Next Generation of Pancake Art Uses Facial Recognition Software

A Bristol-based design firm has devised a 3-D printer that places a photorealistic image of your face on a pancake. Time to drown your edible, Chuck Close-like selfie in syrup and butter.
Hilary Pollack
2.17.15
food waste

These UK Cafes Serve Delicious Casseroles Straight from the Garbage

For many of us, British cuisine is defined by such hearty pub fare as roast beef, shepherd’s pie and chip buttys. But one Leeds native is bringing something new to England’s tables: one hundred percent salvaged foods.
Lauren Rothman
11.11.14
THE FUTURE

Sail-Powered Rum Will Help Us During the Zombie Apocalypse

When zombies are busy eating your friends, and zero fuel is left on the planet, there's only one way to get your mitts on food and booze in the apocalypse. Luckily, one company is already spearheading a green transportation revolution the old-fashioned...
Gareth May
10.24.14