Why Women Make Better Butchers Than Men
One of London’s top female butchers tells us why the male-dominated industry could do with more women.
Scenes from the ‘Fight for 15’ Protest in Kansas City
“No matter what you might think, there are 64 million Americans who make less than $15 an hour and we deserve a living wage just like any other worker in America. We want to be treated fairly and paid fairly. We are human beings, we are all working...
Drunk Cooks Nearly Destroyed My Restaurant
I understand the natural sense of camaraderie that arises from this environment, and the need to drink after a long day of work, but it is getting out of hand.
You might prefer to think that the mozzarella on your plate and the wine in your glass arrive thanks to the efforts of a maître fromager and an erudite vintner, but you may actually have to thank a prisoner.
The Idiot's Guide to Drinking at Chain Restaurants
Comedians and fast-food connoisseurs Nick Wiger and Mike Mitchell discuss the ins and outs of imbibing at the thousands of places where nobody knows your name.
Why the Fast Food Industry Isn't Supporting Donald Trump
Hillary Clinton has received more than $1 million from food-and-beverage companies in the most recent election cycle, but Trump only took in $152,000.
The Sugar Industry Paid Scientists to Downplay Sugar’s Health Risks
A report from the University of California, San Francisco suggests that researchers were lobbied by the sugar industry in the 1960s, allegedly to whitewash the link between sugar and heart disease.
Scottish Food Producers Are Surprisingly Chill About Brexit
According to a new report from the Bank of Scotland, half of the country's producers are confident their industry will grow, despite the disruption caused by Brexit.
Major Chicken Processor Fined $264K Over Finger Amputation Incident
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced this week that it was going to fine Tyson $263,498. That’s because Tyson was found to have violated regulations that left its employees in danger.
We Spoke to the ‘Angry Chef’ Taking on Wellness Bloggers
The chef behind Angry Chef, the hit Twitter account aiming to expose the “lies, pretensions, and stupidity in the world of food” tells us why people should eat ready meals without shame.
America's Dairy Farmers Say Trump’s Mass Deportations Would Cripple Industry
America’s dairy farmers are speaking out and saying that Trump’s plan to deport illegal immigrants and somehow convince Mexico to pay for a wall would in fact bring the dairy industry to its milky knees.
Why Portland Is Experiencing a Restaurant Apocalypse
In the last two weeks, there have been seven restaurant closures in Portland, Oregon. We spoke with Kurt Huffman of ChefStable to find out what the hell is going on there, and how Portland can prevent a potential restaurant apocalypse.
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