scotland

soda
soda

Scots Pissed After Trump Bans Their Favorite Orange Soda at His Golf Resorts

Staff at the resorts are concerned that Irn-Bru could stain the carpets orange. Ironic, innit?
Jelisa Castrodale
5.10.18
Ice Cream
Ice Cream

Makers of 'World's Most Dangerous Ice Cream' Say It's 500 Times Hotter Than Tabasco

It also supposedly makes you, like, horny?
Mayukh Sen
2.6.18
meat
meat

Meet the 'Ethical Carnivore' Who Spent a Year Only Eating Animals That She Killed Herself

Louise Gray is author of 'The Ethical Carnivore,' a book documenting the year she spent eating meat she saw raised and slaughtered herself. “It’s not a philosophical treatise,” she says. “People can take their own judgment from it.”
Ava Szajna-Hopgood
10.2.17
Europe
Europe

Scotland Just Fueled a Car with Whisky, Because of Course

At least we'll know who to thank when we can say "No, Officer, I'm not drinking—but my car is."
Jelisa Castrodale
7.8.17
bars
bars

Meet the Bartender Making Buckfast Negronis

“Buckfast has nice tannins and it’s fruity so it makes a valid substitute for red vermouth,” says Glaswegian cocktail pro Stu Bale. “But it does get you pretty fucked up if you drink a lot of it.”
Daisy Meager
1.27.17
scotland
scotland

This Kitchen Smells Like Bacon and Pine Needles

Welcome to Edinburgh Food Studio, where two of the world's greatest smells combine.
Edith Salminen
1.6.17
Whisky
Whisky

Meet the Brewers Trying to Disrupt the Scotch Industry with a Hunter S. Thompson-Inspired Whisky

BrewDog's previous flirtations with high-octane alcohol involved a 55 percent ABV beer packaged inside of a dead squirrel.
Jelisa Castrodale
12.25.16
scotland
scotland

Scotland Considers Passing a Law to Ensure a “Right to Food”

Across the Atlantic, Scotland suffers from what a foodbank network manager has called “an epidemic of hunger.” In light of increasing rates of food insecurity, it is considering a move to ensure no Scot goes hungry.
Wyatt Marshall
11.18.16
uk
uk

Chinese Tourists Are Spending Tens of Thousands of Dollars on Scotch in the UK

Some London whisky stores are regularly selling up to £50,000 (a little over $60,000) worth of Scotch to Chinese businessmen and tourists, some of whom fly to London for the expressed purpose of buying prestigious bottles.
Wyatt Marshall
10.24.16
WTF
WTF

Why These Craft Brewers Just Legally Changed Their Names to ‘Elvis’

Two brewers want to stick it to the King.
Daisy Meager
10.11.16
Holidays
Holidays

Who Cares About National Coffee Day When It’s National Poisoned Blackberries Day

Forget coffee. Today is a day of remembrance for something far more important: when the Devil himself pissed all over Scotland's entire blackberry supply. Today is National Poisoned Blackberries Day.
Munchies Staff
9.29.16
RACISM
RACISM

How the Neo-Nazi Movement Is Using Food Banks to Spread Its Message

With the advent of a "whites only" food bank in Scotland, far-right and nationalist groups in Europe are using claims of charity to manipulate their community presence.
Alex Swerdloff
9.22.16