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Tiki
Tiki

The Enduring Appeal of Stealing Tiki Mugs

Tiki has always been about fantasy, but some drinkers go as far as taking home a souvenir from their boozy staycation inside a tiki bar.
Tae Yoon
1.13.18
vodka
vodka

The World's Most Expensive Vodka Bottle Has Been Found Outside a Construction Site

Surprise: It's empty.
Mayukh Sen
1.8.18
Comics
Comics

This Is How You Steal $85K in Pizza Cheese

The greatest benefit of life as a hard criminal is using your remorseless abandon to heist a whole lot of mozzarella.
Ana Benaroya
11.25.17
Kitchen confessionals
Kitchen confessionals

My Taco Truck Was Extorted by Local Gangbangers

I’ve had a taco truck in LA for 13 years now, but I will never forget the first day I opened for business. I nearly got shot by local gangbangers, and it only got worse from there.
Anonymous
9.20.17
WTF
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
food crime
food crime

This Beloved Soul Food Restaurant Was Busted for Using Food Stamps to Stock Fridges

Before the EBT scam was exposed, Becky’s and Mary’s was known only as the best place for soul food in central North Carolina.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.23.17
food crime
food crime

So Far, Clever Puns Are Not Helping Police Catch Thieves Behind $45K Lettuce Heist

The cops would just like the public to romaine calm.
Gigen Mammoser
4.8.17
WTF
WTF

This Grocery Store Chain Has Begun Hiding Its Meat Due to Rampant Theft

Customers who want to purchase steaks must now inquire with a staff member.
Gigen Mammoser
3.12.17
food crime
food crime

True Tales of Amsterdam's Worst Dine-and-Dashers

It's a practice as old as restaurants themselves: Customers come in, gorge themselves on food and drink, and leave without paying their bill. We spoke to some bartenders and servers in Amsterdam about their experience with dine-and-dashers.
Stefanie Staelens
3.8.17
food crime
food crime

Who the Hell Is Stealing Giant Chicken Statues?

And most importantly, how on earth did a 1,000-pound chicken cross the road?
Gigen Mammoser
2.19.17
crime
crime

Couple Taken to Court for Repeatedly Ordering Food Deliveries to Their Neighbor’s House

Best or worst neighbors ever?
Phoebe Hurst
2.2.17
WEED
WEED

74-Year-Old Man Accused of Getting His Entire Church High on Weed Cookies

Several congregants, aged 12 to 70, ended up in the local emergency room on that fateful day, complaining of “adverse effects” from the cookies—which they reported as tasting unusually salty.
VICE Staff
1.31.17