Wal-Mart has announced that it will start a new push to sell organic foods for at least 25% cheaper than its competitors by pairing up with the Wild Oats brand starting in 2,000 stores across America.
Welcome to another edition of Foods That Should Not Exist, where for some reason — probably my own inability to sense impending doom — I allowed several readers to convince me to eat and then review the entire Taco Bell breakfast menu. Astoundingly, I got out of the affair with only minor internal injuries.
Holy crap, people have been finding a lot of weird stuff in food lately. From metal bolts to thumbtacks to pieces of plastic, this has been a bad week for people who don't like to find entirely inedible objects in their delicious foodstuffs.
Chef Anthony Paris, a winner of the Food Network's reality contest "Chopped," is being sued by a former cook for firing him while he was on Family Medical Leave after the stroke (and subsequent death) of his spouse of 17 years.
Damian Mandola, one of the founders of Carrabba's Italian Bar and Grill, was arrested twice in the last five days on charges of breaking and entering...and intent of theft, and destruction of property, and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and holy shit, what are they putting in the pasta at Carrabba's lately?!
Welcome back to Behind Closed Ovens, where we take a look at the best and strangest stories from inside the food industry. Our theme this week is customers whose behavior was so bizarre that their servers had to wonder if they were being Punk'd, including one legendary customer henceforth known as White Tiger.
Chili's has announced that it will cancel its National Autism Association Give Back Event in the wake of negative customer feedback and press coverage.
The bakery belonging to Chef Dominique Ansel, inventor of the Cronut and other weird desserts, was shut down yesterday by the health department for a "severe mouse infestation." Given his predilection for nonsensical desserts, I'm amazed he didn't try to stuff them with marshmallow fluff and serve them to customers.
Chili's, purveyor of fine almost-meats and winner of America's coveted Place Most Frequently Confused with Bennigan's award for ten years running, has recently started fundraising for the batshit insane anti-vaccination crowd.
As the battle over fast food wage theft continues, it just seems to be getting uglier and uglier. But a potential bombshell no one seems to be covering surfaced this week: multiple McDonald's managers have now admitted to stealing employees' wages frequently and over a period of years.
Here at Kitchenette, we love comically bizarre foods, and nowhere will you find more misplaced creativity than in the Fast Food industry. Jezebel Night Editor Rebecca Rose joins us to talk about some of the weirdest, grossest, and most laughable fast food items we could find, both nationally and from around the globe.
On the list of product names we bet you never thought you'd see, the "McGangBang" has to rank pretty highly, just above Little Debbie's Oatmeal Queef Pie and just below Skeetles.
Remember that list of Cosmo's Craziest Food-Related Sex Tips from a while back? One of our readers volunteered to try them all with the help of her boyfriend. The following are her actual scientific findings as she performed each experiment. I swear to God I'm not making this up.
Ever wondered which states are the biggest winos? Thanks to Business Insider, now we have a definitive answer to that question.
Welcome back to Behind Closed Ovens, where Kitchenette relates the weirdest, grossest, or just plain funniest stories to come out of working in the food industry. Today, we bring you people who do not understand simple concepts like "gluten-free" and "veggie subs" and "smoked salmon," and who are angry about it. Enjoy.
It was only a matter of time before some enterprising soul decided to combine House of Cards and Game of Thrones into one parody. I'm just shocked that the minds behind the merger belong to Quiznos. As Frank would say, that makes about as much sense as a duck walkin' on its wings and callin' itself Gertrude. Or…
Hey, you know what sucks about weight-loss shakes, aside from "everything?" The fact that they only come in regular boring old flavors. You know, flavors that a human being might theoretically want to drink.
The star of Hell's Kitchen, Kitchen Nightmares, and MasterChef may soon find himself in hot water and OH GOD I AM SO SORRY FOR THIS LEDE. I'm going to go sit in a corner and think about what I've done.
If you ever accidentally swallow a hazardous chemical and need to immediately get it out of your body, don't use Ipecac. Just listen to any high-ranking business executive talk for longer than five minutes.
Well, thanks for that, Portland. I needed to test my gag reflex today.