Misfires and Meltdowns of Terrible Restaurant Employees

Welcome back to Behind Closed Ovens, where we take a look at the best and strangest stories from inside the food industry. After two weeks of terrible customer stories, turnabout is fair play, and we’ve got stories of restaurant employees who just did not have their shit together. As always, these are real e-mails… » 4/20/15 11:00am Monday 11:00am

The "Food Babe" Blogger Is Full of Shit

Vani Hari, AKA the Food Babe, has amassed a loyal following in her Food Babe Army. The recent subject of profiles and interviews in the New York Times, the New York Post and New York Magazine, Hari implores her soldiers to petition food companies to change their formulas. She's also written a bestselling book telling… » 4/06/15 5:09pm 4/06/15 5:09pm

Florida Bakery Receives Threats For Refusing to Make Anti-Gay Cake

After a bakery in Casselberry, Florida, refused to decorate a cake with the message "I Hate Gays," they started to receive hundreds of hateful, threatening calls. The house has stopped taking bets on whether some of the people issuing these threats also recently donated to Memories Pizza in Indiana. » 4/04/15 3:37pm 4/04/15 3:37pm