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Virgin Atlantic Can't Seem to Win in Controversy Over 'Palestinian Couscous'

The airline faces vitriol both for calling its couscous 'Palestinian' and then for changing the name in efforts to appease customers.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.16.18
beer
beer

How Two Brothers in Miami Stole the Name of North Korea's State Beer

This is trolling via trademark law.
Dave Minsky
2.15.18
politics
politics

Experts Weigh In on Why Trump’s “America’s Harvest Box” Proposal Is Absurd

Don't freak out—SNAP probably won't be replaced by Blue Apron-esque grocery boxes. Here's why.
Danielle Wayda
2.14.18
Pizza
Pizza

No, Trump Didn't Order Pizza Topped with Miniature Pizzas for Stormy Daniels

The pizza-topped-pizza rumor is quickly going the way of the "gorilla channel" thing.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.26.18
Pizza
Pizza

Baltimore Pizza Spot Points Out that Italy Was Once Considered a 'Shithole,' Too

Hersh's menu modification is in response to Trump's recent comments about Haiti, El Salvador, and Africa.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.18.18
politics
politics

When Is It OK to Talk Politics at the Bar?

For decades, "don’t talk politics or religion behind the bar" has been a common maxim for bartenders. But do these uncertain times call for a new rulebook?
Al Sotack
12.29.17
politics
politics

Donald Trump Jr. Mocks Obama with Birthday Cookie Cake

Many Instagram users commented that the post had racist undertones.
Nick Rose
12.20.17
Portland
Portland

Portland Chef Reportedly Forced Out of Country Due to Visa Issues

Manuel Lopez made Angel Food & Fun a beloved spot for Mexican food in Portland. But Lopez can allegedly no longer work there because his visa was not renewed.
Mayukh Sen
12.5.17
On Edge
On Edge

Drinking More Because of the Insane News Cycle? You're Not Alone

"Headline distress disorder" is real—and it's making many of us self-prescribe alcohol.
Allie Volpe
12.4.17
cooking
cooking

I Survived the First Year of the Trump Presidency By Becoming Obsessed with French Food

Every time Trump signed a discriminatory executive order, I opened up one of my recipe books and found something to cook.
Jacy Topps
11.9.17
politics
politics

Trump Ate 360-Year-Old Soy Sauce at South Korean State Dinner

Yes, that makes the sauce older than America, and roughly as old as Benjamin Franklin.
Mayukh Sen
11.8.17
politics
politics

Pro-Trump, Anti-Global Warming Facebook Post Leads to Restaurant's Closure

Cup It Up American Grill in Tucson, Arizona was forced to close just 72 hours after its controversial post went sideways.
Jelisa Castrodale
10.12.17