Drugs

Drugs

Huge 'Fentanyl' Bust in North Carolina Turns Out to Just Be Sugar

The six kilos of powder had a street value of about $8.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.30.18
crime

Woman Arrested for Disguising 10 Pounds of Heroin as Cooked Chicken

More than 3,700 pounds of heroin has been confiscated at US ports of entry this year, but it doesn't usually look like a juicy bird.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.20.18
Drugs

Opioids Are Showing Up in Mussels in the Pacific Northwest

They won't get you high, but they do show just how much oxycodone is being consumed in the area.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.29.18
Drugs

'Brieing' Is a New Trend Where Middle-Aged Women Eat MDMA Wrapped in Cheese

Like butt-chugging, but for grown-ass women with lots of money and a penchant for fromage d'Affinois.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.17.18
Drugs

You Can Get Cocaine Delivered Faster than Pizza in a Surprising Number of Countries

Apparently we've learned nothing in the 33 years since 'Less than Zero' was released.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.9.18
Fast Food

Man Arrested for Running Meth Lab in White Castle Bathroom

The Crave is a powerful thing.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.19.18
Restaurant Confessionals

Valentine's Day Is Better with Weed Butter

My first foray into weed edibles was in seventh grade, but later in life it became a lucrative side business to supplement my full-time gig as a professional baker. As such, I can say that nice weed edibles are the best Valentine's Day gift ever.
Anonymous
2.14.18
Restaurant Confessionals

I Sold Pills to Manhattan's Elite from a Restaurant Coat Check

You can make a hell of a lot of money as a drug-dealing restaurant hostess.
Anonymous
2.10.18
cocaine

Is Cocaine Vegan? It Depends on Who You Ask.

Some people insist that cocaine is vegan. Others cite a mountain of evidence to the contrary.
Mayukh Sen
11.29.17
Drugs

How Coca Leaf Became Colombia’s New Superfood

At the Embajada de la Coca, the green leaf is being restored to its rightful place as a powerful medicinal plant and super-nutrient that should be revered instead of reviled.
Ocean Malandra
10.29.17
broth

I Was Insane Until I Started Drinking Broth

Being a manic chef ended up making me physically ill. I was stressed, overweight, depressed, and I felt like shit all the time. When I started drinking broth, I realized it was not only delicious and great to sip on, but also really healing.
Marco Canora
10.22.17
restaurant industry

How Being a Line Cook Ruined Me

When you exist outside of regular society, when the nine-to-five gig is as foreign to you as going somewhere hot for a vacation, it makes it easier to indulge in the wilder, untamed side of things.
Ivy Knight
10.14.17