Hey, you know what I just love? Businesses telling jokes that trivialize the suffering of thousands of victims of domestic violence. Wait, no, what's the opposite of love? Yeah, that. I opposite of love 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 bring you stories about customers who, thanks to Jesus, did not seem to be on a 1:1 basis with reality. As always, these are real stories from real readers.
Apparently, there's a problem with Haribo's sugar-free gummy bears and...well...you'd better read for yourself. None of these reviews are jokes, either — these are all legitimate reviews, and they are STILL the funniest thing I've read in weeks.
A new app designed to help mitigate vast amounts of food waste in a kind of ingenious way will soon hit New York City, and is planned to springboard from there to other American metropolises.
Today in "wait, seriously?" news, eight high schoolers in Lebanon, TN are facing misdemeanor criminal charges for their involvement in a cafeteria food fight. No, seriously.
Regular Kitchenette readers: Behind Closed Ovens will not be appearing today due to the Memorial Day holiday — it'll be back tomorrow, though! Should be a good one this week, too.
GrubStreet gathered a bunch of actual kids in a room to react to Happy, the Demon Burger of Fleet Street, and McDonald's should probably be pretty sobered by the results.
GrubStreet had them sit in a room and close their eyes before setting the Happy Monstrosity on the desk next to them, and the results were...well...…
It had been a while since we'd encountered a company selling something ridiculous for stupidly absurd prices. Luckily, Krispy Kreme have ensured that drought is over.
A new tumblr in New York City is devoted entirely to tracking places that used to be other business venues...and are now fucking froyo places.
Welcome back to State Fairgasm, Kitchenette's ongoing series where we find the most ridiculous State Fair concoctions from around the US and then say snarky things about them. Today we've got some of the more bizarre meat and meat-adjacent products we've ever seen, and that's a field with some competition.
Are you a fan of non-chocolate bar assorted candies? How about completely arbitrary internet rankings? Well, then, you've come to the right place!
McDonald's has introduced a new mascot, and as you can see, it GAHHHH THE TEETH, OH GOD THE TEETH!
Chipotle has just released a statement asking customers to please refrain from bringing firearms into their locations, regardless of local laws.
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 bring you tales of people who quit terrible jobs in the funniest and most vengeful way possible. As always, these are real stories from real readers.
There are disturbing reports that numerous brands of pet treats from China have killed over 1,000 dogs and made several thousand more extremely ill in the last several months. Worse, the FDA can't figure out why.
McDonald's is now test-marketing various items featuring guacamole in select US markets. Oh, goodie.
In an interesting twist, one of the key researchers in establishing the idea of gluten sensitivity has published new papers that say exactly the opposite.
Police are investigating a couple's claims that they found marijuana on cheeseburgers they bought at a McDonald's in Ottumwa, Iowa.
Due to overwhelming demand (and my own natural curiosity) I finally broke down and tried a product that's made a lot of headlines lately—Subway's new pizza concoction, the "Flatizza."
To coincide with the release of the new Godzilla movie (for some reason?), Burger King Malaysia is releasing a line of burgers and chicken sandwiches topped with some truly epic fixins.