Restaurants

money

Owner of Cashless Poke Restaurant Argues Anyone Without a Bank Account Is a Tax Evader

"Every single person that claimed they were unbanked, in my experience ... didn’t want to pay taxes or report their income."
Jelisa Castrodale
3.22.19
Features

Iliana Regan's Current Drugs of Choice Are Making Exquisite Food and Listening to Podcasts About Cults

The Michelin-starred chef of Elizabeth and Kitsune sat down with us to talk about sobriety, sexuality, and serial killers.
Nick Rose
3.20.19
crime

Former Mafia Member Allegedly Behind Rascal Flatts, Toby Keith Restaurant Chains

"We ... do not have a business relationship with the developer. They are not authorized to use our name in any way," Rascal Flatts wrote on Instagram.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.15.19
politics

New 'Conservative Yelp' App Will Identify Restaurant Safe Spaces for MAGA Hats, Handguns

63red Safe hopes to offer a platform where Trump supporters can rate businesses based on whether they're 'safe' for conservatives to visit.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.12.19
Restaurants

French Chef Who Gave Michelin Stars Back Last Year Gets Them This Year Anyway

“I made my position clear last year and I still feel the same still," Sebastian Bras said.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.25.19
WTF

Man Builds Actual Bomb in Restaurant to Show We're All Too Cavalier About Bomb Threats

When no one called 911 to report his behavior, the man called the Des Moines Police Department on himself.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.18.19
longreads

This Fresh Batch of New York Bakers Is Making Bread Interesting Again

"It’s funny, when people meet me, they’re like, ‘Wait, you’re not what I expected.’"
Diana Hubbell
1.15.19
Film

Restaurants Are Hosting Blindfolded Dinners Because 'Bird Box' Looked Like So Much Fun

At one event, diners must remain silent and the three-course meal will be soundtracked with sounds of chirping birds and rushing water.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.10.19
Food delivery

Apparently the Secret to Better Take-Out Service Is... Shelves?

Yeah, like, the things you put stuff on.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.10.19
FRANCE

Naked Restaurant Closes Because No One Wants to Eat Naked in Public

Turns out that tourists aren't jazzed to pay up for an experience that's better on the couch at home.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.8.19
Pho

New Hampshire City Deems Pho Restaurant's Punny Name 'Offensive'

The city of Keene is displaying a disappointing lack of sense of humor in its opposition to what is objectively a solid pun.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.4.19
Chicago

Behind the Scenes at the World's Most Metal Cassoulet Party

The five-day, trans-Atlantic feast hosted at Chicago's Publican Quality Meats has been going annually for six years now.
Ximena N. Larkin
1.3.19
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