food crime

Reddit Helps Store Solve Problem of Candy-Stealing Squirrels

These squirrels are the most adorable robbers ever.
Jelisa Castrodale

Britain Is Eating More Deer Than Ever

Sales of game meat in the UK rose by nearly 10 percent last year, something market researchers put down to the growing popularity of venison. Soz, Bambi.
Phoebe Hurst

MUNCHIES Presents: The Roadkill Connoisseur

Whether it's beaver or pheasant, squirrel or penguin, roadkill connoisseur Alison Brierly has probably eaten it. She shows us how to use the bounties of the highway to make Southern-fried squirrel and squirrel pot stickers.
Alison Brierly

Southern-Fried Squirrel

Who needs fast food when foraged squirrel is free of hormones, antibiotics, and pesticides? This tasty preparation will make you into a roadkill-eating convert.
Alison Brierly

The Rat Meat Business Is Booming in Cambodia

Many of us might bristle at the idea of eating rat, but there's a massive export market for rat meat from Cambodia to Vietnam, where it's more highly prized than pork.
Munchies Staff

Does the UK's Fitness Community Contain Our Most Progressive Meat Eaters?

UK website MuscleFood.com recently added zebra steaks to an already exotic roster of meats in its shop, with all 900 selling out just five hours after launch. They're not the first fitness website to sell protein that's not from a chicken, either...
Eleanor Morgan

Earthworms Are the New Croutons

Scientists say we should start eating invasive species like gray squirrel, jellyfish, swamp rat, lionfish, and earthworms. It's all well and good saying that, but how do you make jellyfish look palatable? A group of New Yorkers show us how with their...
Eleanor Morgan
meat locker

We Should Think About Eating Squirrel

The US and the UK are overrun with gray squirrels. Should we see beyond their cuteness and start eating them more? We had a chat with chef Robert Owen Brown, who believes squirrel isn't just a great austerity meat, but is also completely delicious.
Eleanor Morgan