McDonald's Worker Wins $437,000 From NY After Cop's False Allegation

A former McDonald's employee won nearly half a million dollars over an incident that occurred nearly a decade ago featuring a policeman lying and then coercing the employee into a false confession. For those keeping score, this means the score is now Regular People 1, Police Officers 5,685,382+. So, progress! » 11/22/14 12:34pm Yesterday 12:34pm

Hellmann's Are a Bunch of Giant, Eggless "Mayo"-Slinging Hypocrites

Hey, remember last week, when we told you guys Hellmann's parent company Unilever suing San Francisco-based startup Hampton Creek for calling its product "Just Mayo" despite the fact that it had no eggs in it? Yeah, turns out Hellmann's was doing the exact same thing, only they were doing it a lot more. » 11/17/14 1:05pm 11/17/14 1:05pm

More Restaurant Customers Who Really Weren't Supposed to Eat That

Welcome back to Behind Closed Ovens, where we take a look at the best and strangest stories from inside the food industry. This week we've got stories from customers who knowingly chose to ate their food in the most bizarre way possible. As always, these are real e-mails from real readers. » 11/17/14 11:00am 11/17/14 11:00am

How To Stir-Fry Beef, The Most Harrowing And Wonderful Thing

The problem with stir-frying is the common perception that it's this simple, quick way of throwing together a good dinner. I don't really know what to make, and I'm running late getting home from work, so I guess I'll just whip up some stir-fry is the thought process that leads, inexorably, to the 5,973,221st… » 11/08/14 9:52pm 11/08/14 9:52pm