Snacks

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Jack in the Box Jalapeño Poppers Got Me Through Tough Times

When you're making eight dollars an hour but need a complex, Michelin-star-worthy flavor bomb, these are the snack for you.
James Charisma
4.1.19
Actually

Actually, Salt Is the Only Flavor Potato Chips Need

Why can’t we just be happy with what we have, especially when what we have is so damn good?
Meghan Nesmith
2.11.19
Social Media

Pop-Tarts? In MY Vagina?

It's more likely than you think.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.4.19
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Calbee Shrimp Chips Are a Food Science Marvel—and No, I Don't Want to Share

Like a nice cup of coffee, you’ve gotta give the shrimp chip time to sort of bloom in your mouth.
Bettina Makalintal
1.24.19
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These 'Garlicky Chewy Bites' Taste Like Rye Bread and My Soviet Childhood

They emerged for me years ago amidst scarcity, and still bring back what indulgence felt like for the first time.
Flora Tsapovsky
1.10.19
Drugs

Snack Foods Are Not Crack, and It's Not Cute to Compare Them

Branding that compares gourmet foods to hard drugs makes light of the real impact of addiction and the War on Drugs.
Hilary Pollack
12.5.18
WTF

Harvard Professor Who Apparently Hates Joy Says We Should Only Eat 6 Fries at a Time

This is a personal attack.
Jelisa Castrodale
12.4.18
uk

British Post Offices Politely Ask People to Stop Protest-Mailing Empty Potato Chip Bags

Concerned citizens have been mailing non-recyclable Walkers chip bags back to the company to urge them to change their practices.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.26.18
Snacks

Lil Xan Was Not the First Person to Be Hospitalized by Flamin' Hot Cheetos

The rapper was the latest in a long line of souls driven to the ER by their love of the crispy red snacks.
Hannah Keyser
9.25.18
Snacks

These Vegans Really Believe Animal Crackers Are 'Problematic'

"[T]he phenomenon of animal crackers remains problematic and part of a wider culture of speciesism.”
Karen Chernick
9.24.18
WTF

Turns Out You Can Put Takis Flavor Crystals on Everything

I opened a bag of Takis to find a giant, magical lump of nitro seasoning awaiting me. Here's what I did with it.
B. David Zarley
9.21.18
WTF

A Joyless Snitch Reported This Hardware Store's Free Popcorn to the Health Department

The number of foodborne illnesses reported at the store in 25 years? Zero. The number of petty jerks? At least one.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.25.18
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