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Cheese
Cheese

WTF Happened to Government Cheese?

Does anyone remember that cheap dairy by-product that stunk up American kitchens from the late 70s to the early 90s with the stench of stinky gym socks?
Myles Karp
2.19.18
Chinese food
Chinese food

The Struggles of Writing About Chinese Food as a Chinese Person

Growing up, I was the weird kid who adored boiled pig intestines and fermented tofu. So imagine my surprise when the 2000s hit and the food of my people was suddenly cool.
Clarissa Wei
2.18.18
controversy
controversy

'Asian' Restaurant Changes Name After Charges of Racism and Misogyny

Somehow, they thought "Misohawni" would go over well.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.15.17
cereal
cereal

Man Faces Harassment After Alleging Racist Imagery on Corn Pops Box

Kellogg's is changing the design after criticism—but that hasn't stopped novelist Saladin Ahmed from becoming a target of "the anti-PC crowd."
Mayukh Sen
10.26.17
Religion
Religion

Muslim Family Visiting Alabama Finds Bacon in McChicken Sandwiches

If adding bacon to the sandwiches was a mistake, it was a mistake made 14 times.
Alex Swerdloff
8.3.17
RACISM
RACISM

Minnesota State Fair Apologizes for ‘Anti-Semitic’ Sandwich

The sandwich's name was allegedly meant to harken back to the "gangster era" of St. Paul in the 1920s.
Nick Rose
6.21.17
WTF
WTF

Pizzeria Accused of Racism Over Ridiculously Restrictive Dress Code

The restaurant/nightclub successfully banned almost all articles of clothing.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.3.17
WTF
WTF

People Are Pissed at This Bar's Inflatable Border Wall

A Cinco de Mayo stunt at a Southern California tavern didn't turn out quite the way the bar's owner had hoped.
Alex Swerdloff
5.8.17
WTF
WTF

Butcher Facing Hate Crime Charges After Giving Noose To Deliveryman

In 2017, this is still happening.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.6.17
Canada
Canada

How Chop Suey and Ginger Beef Helped Canada Discover Itself

Looking at Canadian Chinese food through the lens of photography, literature, and cooking.
Nick Rose
4.24.17
the internet
the internet

Gordon Ramsay Suffers Backlash for Tweet About Traditional Indian Breakfast

"I was expecting it. Anyone who has spent enough time on the internet knows what they're in for when they send him a food picture."
Alex Swerdloff
4.10.17
RACISM
RACISM

British Landlord Tycoon Bans 'Coloured People' Because of 'Curry Smell'

“To be honest, we’re getting overloaded with coloured people. It is a problem with certain types of coloured people—those who consume curry."
Alex Swerdloff
3.30.17