Restaurants

WTF

Restaurant Owner Says Photos of Opossums Running Around the Kitchen Are No Big Deal

My Noodle & Bar’s owner acknowledged that there had been an opossum in his restaurant, but said that it was “like three months ago.”
Jelisa Castrodale
12.7.18
food writing

Ligaya Mishan Is a Different Kind of Food Critic

Even beyond her New York Times column that focuses on immigrant foods, Mishan has emerged as an activist voice for Asian-Americans.
Mitchell Kuga
12.3.18
food history

This Chef Is Making Civil War-Era Cuisine to Uncover American Food’s Real Roots

"Our history is carnage. A lot of that can be seen in the food. It’s food as carnage.”
Hillary Eaton
11.28.18
Restaurants

Diners Horrified by Graphic Fake Stabbing Stunt at Philadelphia Ramen Restaurant

The two men who staged the fight for an Instagram prank are now wanted by the police.
Bettina Makalintal
11.19.18
Music

Trendy Coffee Shops Are Ripping Off Millions of Dollars from Indie Musicians

Attention, baristas: Blasting your 'Psychedelic Wednesday' playlist over your cafe's speakers is actually lowkey ripping off your favorite bands.
Jelisa Castrodale
10.17.18
history

The Bone-Sucking, Dopamine-Spiking History of Secret Menus

We've come a long way from cauldrons full of duck heads to 'animal-style' In-N-Out burgers.
Emily Monaco
10.9.18
jewish food

A Guide to the Sleeper Hits of the Jewish Deli

As a Nice Jewish Girl, I was raised on an assortment of nose-to-tail shtetl classics that never made it mainstream.
Rachel Myerson
9.20.18
WTF

Restaurant Ticket Calls Woman 'Crazy Bitch' for Ordering a Burger Without Cheese

"No cheese on this dam burger crazy bitch ordered it"
Jelisa Castrodale
9.20.18
WTF

How Salt Bae Got Entangled in Venezuela's Critical Food Shortages

The backlash to video of President Nicolas Maduro and his wife eating a $275 steak at the chef's Istanbul restaurant has been swift.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.19.18
WTF

Triathlete Banned from All-You-Can-Eat Sushi Restaurant for Eating Too Much

"This guy eats for five people. That's not normal."
Katinka Oppeck
9.18.18
Fast Food

Domino's Overwhelmed by Huge Number of Russians Willing to Get Pizza Tattoos

And now the company is on the hook for a whole lot of dough.
Hannah Keyser
9.5.18
Cornish pasty

How an Old Timey British Pastry Got Super Popular in Arizona

The Cornish pasty is an unlikely desert staple.
Noah Austin
8.27.18
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