Restaurants

NOMA

Those Brilliant Freaks Over at Noma Made a Shawarma Out of Celery Root

Because of course they fucking did.
Lars Hinnerskov Eriksen
6.29.18
WTF

Chicago Bar Jokes About Banning MAGA Hats, Whiny Internet Outrage Ensues

The owner later clarified MAGA hats would be allowed in "with extreme vetting."
Jelisa Castrodale
6.26.18
Restaurants

Restaurant Manager Fired After Unnecessarily Calling Cops on Black Sorority Members

The police spent an hour at the Cleveland-area Bahama Breeze, supervising as each woman paid her bill.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.25.18
Restaurants

Man Impersonates the Prime Minister of Morocco to Get Into Fully Booked Restaurant

With 2.5 million visitors currently in Russia for the World Cup, getting restaurant reservations is a competitive sport.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.22.18
Restaurants

Recently Closed Restaurant Posts Savage Responses to Its Bad Online Reviews

"Thanks for being one of our shittiest customers glad we’ll never deal with assholes like you again we’re doing just fine.”
Jelisa Castrodale
6.20.18
tipping

Millennials Are Terrible at Tipping, Study Says

It’s 20 percent, people.
Ian Burke
6.19.18
Restaurants

This Deli Serves Aggressively Un-Kosher Food in Miami’s Most Jewish Neighborhood

People crowd into Josh’s Deli for offerings like the the Jewban, an unholy Jewish-Cuban alliance with pastrami, Swiss cheese, pickles, and pork.
Zachary Fagenson
6.15.18
Instagram

Steakhouse Builds $10,000 Table for Instagrammers, So You'll Know Where the Worst People in the Restaurant Are

Every day we stray further from the light.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.7.18
THE ENVIRONMENT

Plastic Straws Are On Their Way Out

“I can survive not having a straw. I think most people can cut down on single-use plastics like straws,” says the author of California's anti-straw bill.
Lauren Rothman
5.10.18
longreads

The Weird Science Behind Chain Restaurant Menus

I was a corporate restaurant consultant. Here’s how the sausage gets made.
India Mandelkern
5.2.18
Op-Ed

The Twisted Reason Why We Love Restaurants that Treat Us Like Crap

It turns out that we're all gluttons for punishment.
Ximena N. Larkin
4.16.18
Restaurants

REJOICE: You May Never Have to Scribble Your Signature on a Stupid Receipt Again

Great news for AmEx, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa users who also dine at restaurants.
Mayukh Sen
3.28.18