Eating Out

health code violation

I Don't Trust Restaurant Letter Grades

A, B, or C? IDGAF. Fancy letter grades doled out by clueless health department inspectors are less important than common sense and letting a restaurant earn your trust.
Grant Pardee
9.16.17
Technology

Facebook Wants to Change the Way You Make Your Dinner Plans

While Facebook’s social media dominance is unparalleled, unimpeded, and has made Mark Zuckerberg the sixth-richest man in the world, the tech giant is still hungry.
Wyatt Marshall
10.19.16
lunch

Why No One Wants to Go Out to Lunch Anymore

As you sit at your desk today and stare at a miserable sporkful of sad, $12 salad, know that in decades past, it wasn’t like this.
Wyatt Marshall
9.15.16
Sex

A New Report Says Millennials Prefer Dinner to Sex

According to a new global survey from advertising company Havas Worldwide, more than a third of those aged between 18 and 34 would choose dinner at a restaurant over sex.
Daisy Meager
7.27.16
Indian Food

This Guy Accidentally Spent $1.3 Million on a Curry

A diner at an Indian restaurant in Aberdeenshire may have eaten the most expensive curry of all time last week. By accident.
Phoebe Hurst
7.27.16
Restaurants

‘Menu-Hacking’ Picky Eaters Are Taking Over Britain’s Restaurants

A new survey of British diners has found that 57 percent would ask for a dish to be adapted when eating out and 28 percent order dishes that aren't even on offer. Apparently it’s called “menu hacking.”
Phoebe Hurst
4.8.16
Eating Out

This Restaurant Is Charging Diners Who Don’t Order a Main Course

A Swiss restaurant has come up with a simple way of dealing with time-wasting table hoggers: charge ’em.
Munchies Staff
2.16.16
Restaurants

More Brits Than Ever Are Dining Out on Christmas Day

Given the pressure of simultaneously cooking for a group of relatives and feigning excitement after unwrapping a “lovely winter scarf” for the third year in a row, is it any wonder Brits want to eat out on Christmas?
Phoebe Hurst
12.3.15
crime

How Police Caught Two Dine-and-Dashers Using Drinking Straws

Earlier this year, two friends enjoyed a meal at a Manchester restaurant, racking up a bill of £57. But instead of stumping up the cash, they made a run for it.
Phoebe Hurst
11.5.15
Restaurants

This Is Britain's Most Popular Restaurant for First Dates

According to a new survey, a chain restaurant specialising in chicken is the UK's most popular destination for first dates.
Phoebe Hurst
11.4.15
Restaurants

Restaurants Are Confusing Everyone with Their Weirdly Named Dishes

According to new research, 79 percent of British diners feel menus can be “overly confusing” and over half admitted to having asked a server to explain a dish.
Phoebe Hurst
11.3.15
america

Lazy Americans Are Blowing Tons of Their Money on Food Delivery

An industrial vat of glow-in-the-dark sex jelly, a dime bag of what are supposedly John Goodman’s toenail clippings, and a half-eaten dinner roll found in Betty White’s cryo-chamber. The year is 2015, and pretty much everything is readily available for...
Alex Swerdloff
7.29.15