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NEW YORK CITY
NEW YORK CITY

Day with the Dealer

Ian Purkayastha is your typical Brooklyn dealer, equipped with creepy white van and all. But instead of a trunk full of weed, he's got Wagyu beef and truffles.
Munchies Staff
12.27.17
HEALTH
HEALTH

A New Report Says Fruit and Vegetables Are Actually Cheaper Than Junk Food

Findings from the Institute of Economic Affairs challenge the widely held belief that healthy diets are expensive.
Daisy Meager
3.2.17
booze
booze

Watch This Guy Down the World’s Most Expensive Shot

The nearly $8,800 price tag is going to give businessman Jason Wong more than a sore head in the morning.
Daisy Meager
11.18.16
japan
japan

These Japanese Grapes Cost More Than a Semester at College—And a Grocery Store Is Giving Them Away for Free

A single cluster of Ruby Roman grapes sold for 1.1 million yen (about $10,900 USD) on July 7 at a wholesale market in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture.
Munchies Staff
7.8.16
groceries
groceries

Why You Shouldn’t Feel Bad for Blowing All Your Money On Food

Good news for the $11-smoothie set and fans of organic baby lettuces: One study found that the more money you spend on food, the healthier you are.
Wyatt Marshall
1.28.16
water
water

A Battle Is Brewing Over Expensive Bottled Water at LAX

Two retailers at LAX are fighting over the price of bottled water—and for once, one of them is actually on the side of customers.
Munchies Staff
3.9.15
Cheese
Cheese

The Price of Halloumi Is Too Damn High

In the UK, Britons regularly snack on the Cypriot cheese known as halloumi, which is widely available for relatively cheap. In the US, however, it's considered something of a far-flung delicacy with a price tag to match. And that is a goddamn travesty...
Luke Pyenson
10.18.14
russia
russia

Huang's World: Moscow, Part 3

Eddie indulges in $400 caviar, rides around with the Godfather of Russian street racing, dominates in a game of Russian shot checkers, and shares his "meat jelly" with a bikini-clad masseuse.
Eddie Huang
5.29.14
vice guide
vice guide

The VICE Guide to Caviar

A 101 on harvesting fish abortion. And you haven’t lived until you’ve tasted those sweet eggs right from the ovaries, let me tell you.
VICE Staff
6.15.12
murica
murica

My America, by David Cross

How can you allow yourself to be bored when you’ve got rare, delicious foods being brought to your lips by effeminate Frenchmen?
David Cross
12.1.03