Here Are Some More Stories Of Very Stupid Restaurant Customers, Part 2

Welcome back to Behind Closed Ovens, where we take a look at the best and strangest stories from inside the food industry. We had so many stories of dumb restaurant customers (and you guys sent so many more in—so very, very, very many more) that we decided to do another week of them. As always, these are real e-mails… » 8/03/15 11:00am Today 11:00am

The Dumbest Thing in Your Kitchen

A few weeks ago I was at my friend Julie’s house for dinner when we were attacking a cheese plate with these adorable tiny cheese knives. We were hungry and after a few minutes we abandoned the adorable tiny cheese knives because, due to their adorable tininess, they were useless unless you wanted to eat your cheese… » 7/24/15 1:30pm 7/24/15 1:30pm

Science is Now Developing a Pill to Help Celiac Sufferers Eat Gluten

In what can only be described as great news for both sufferers of Celiac Disease and anyone who hates people who insist they can’t eat gluten while downing an entire plate of spaghetti, science appears to be on the verge of delivering us an actual pill that will allow those with Celiac to eat gluten. » 7/23/15 8:10pm 7/23/15 8:10pm

City Accidentally Gives Tipped Workers a Raise, Immediately Regrets It

Recently, Portland, Maine* decided they wanted to get in on some of that sweet, sweet minimum wage raising action everyone has been in on lately. When they found out they had unintentionally raised wages for tipped workers as part of the process, though, they were immediately aghast, because fuck tipped workers,… » 7/18/15 1:11pm 7/18/15 1:11pm