The world was gifted with a new definition of irony yesterday with the news that a bunch of people attending a Food Safety Summit had suffered food poisoning.
Welcome back to Behind Closed Ovens, where we take a look at the best and strangest stories from inside the food industry. This week's theme is the most delusional customers in restaurant history, people who refused to acknowledge reality no matter how hard it was staring them in the face. As always, these are real…
Apparently, no one that works for Haagen-Dazs Japan has ever tasted either vegetables OR ice cream, given their most recent product announcement.
A Southern California Del Taco is in a bit of hot water after a credit card glitch accidentally caused several customers to be charged thousands of dollars for their meals.
Hey, not to freak anyone out or anything, but the world might become a post-apocalyptic wasteland where people fight to the death over taquitos within the next 40 years.
Freshly-approved by the FDA, US markets are about to get their first taste of powdered alcohol. So, basically, we're all about to be treated to grown-up Kool Aid. I'm pretty sure I can hear Rebecca shouting with glee from Texas.
Apparently, the universe hates me more than I thought it did, because a company is now selling two products that look like something out of my personal House of Horrors.
General Mills, purveyor of many fine not-quite-foods, has just introduced the world's must unfathomably bizarre anti-consumer legal policy. If it isn't struck down by sane judges, it's going to effectively mean that no one can sue them, ever, for any reason. That is not an exaggeration.
Apparently, the makers of once-popular sports supplement Craze have been putting more than protein in their tubs.
California's transphobic dickhead community just got a financial boost from the man in charge of the company behind the jelly bean.
If I learned two things when I ranked Little Debbie Snack Foods, they were that a) there's a lot of humor to be mined from the American junk food industry, and b) absolutely no one on the face of the Earth agrees with me about anything. Clearly, I haven't learned the second lesson, because this week we're throwing…
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Dominos is now marketing pizzas with numerous crusts made out of fried chicken. Well done, America. You just crossed the event horizon of fast food silliness.
Holy ballsacks. Yes, those are real rabbit pelts. Nope, I'm not joking — this is actually happening right now.
Welcome back to Behind Closed Ovens, where we take a look at the best and strangest stories from inside the food industry. This week's theme is the Revenge of the Servers: food employees making sure dickish customers receive their just comeuppance. As always, these are real stories from real readers.
I have no idea what to make of this information. Apparently KFC, that place that sells the chicken fried in the style of Kentucky, has taken up the charitable cause of aiding awkward teens choose a partner to get gussied up with, eat dinner with, and then grind up on to crappy Top 40 hits. Man, viral marketing is…
Denver's soon-to-be newest Bed and Breakfast is exactly what you think it is. Oh, man, I have so many jokes lined up for this.
In the wake of the Federal government refusing to label the presence of GMO's in foods, several states have taken it upon themselves to enact their own food labeling laws. A new bill in Congress, however, attempts to put the kibosh on states' efforts to inform their citizens before it's really begun.
In an apparent attempt to win the gold medal in the 100-Meter Giving No Fucks at the You Have Got to Be Shitting Me Olympics, one Chicago eatery is selling a grilled cheese sandwich for $100. I am not making this up.
The residents of Irwindale, CA have apparently just joined me as apparently the only people in America who think Sriracha is overrated crapsauce.