Drugs

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
mexico

One of the Best Taquerías in Tijuana Is Surrounded by Prostitutes, Addicts, and Horny Gringos

The "nameless taquería" is located in the Zona Norte of Tijuana, a go-to spot for drugs, sex, and other forms of debauchery. Even better, it happens to serve some of the best tacos in the region.
Tony Ley
10.7.17
Restaurant Confessionals

How I Learned to Hire Chefs Who Aren’t Drug Dealers

You could tell there was something dodgy about him. He had this toolbox that didn’t have any good knives in it. Even his egg flipper was some novelty thing your mum would buy.
Anonymous
9.29.17
Weed

Phnom Penh's Happy Pizza Left Me High and Dry

I wasn't planning on getting stoned out of my mind when when I stopped by Phnom Penh's Happy Pizza, one of many such restaurants in the Cambodian city. But what should I have expected when I ordered my pie "extra happy"?
Max Winkler
9.29.17
Restaurant Confessionals

Hustling Weed on the Side Helps Keep My Restaurant Open

Welcome back to Restaurant Confessionals, where we talk to the unheard voices of the restaurant industry from both the front-of-house (FOH) and back-of-house (BOH) about what really goes on behind the scenes at your favorite establishments. In this...
Anonymous
9.12.17
Health

Study Claiming Sugar Is as Addictive as Cocaine Provokes Controversy

The claim really gives a new meaning to the term 'chocoholic.'
Jelisa Castrodale
8.28.17
Energy Drinks

Study Suggests Link Between Energy Drinks and Cocaine Use

Surprising, or not so much?
Jelisa Castrodale
8.15.17
WTF

Chuck Schumer Goes to War With Snortable Chocolate

Schumer says Coco Loko is "like cocaine on training wheels.”
Alex Swerdloff
7.11.17
WTF

'Dealers' Arrested for Selling Pancake Mix to Undercover Cops

They tried to pass it off as $27,000 worth of cocaine. A pun-heavy police statement ensued.
Gigen Mammoser
6.25.17
Drugs

You Won't Fail a Drug Test After Eating These Poppy Seeds

Yes, this has been a problem in the past.
Alex Swerdloff
6.19.17
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