The miracle cure for obesity has been electricity all along — at least, so sayeth a new product just recommended for approval by the FDA's nine-member Gastroenterology and Urology Devices Panel.
So what do you guys prefer like your baked goods be filled with? Jelly, bavarian cream, or pure, uncut Bolivian marching powder?
If there's one thing I never thought I'd be able to cross off my bucket list, it was getting to eat something that looks like it was pulled out of Lisa Frank's toilet.* Fortunately, that dream can now be realized.
Whether you love or hate Yelp, you have to admit it has a surprising level of influence in the Internet Age — and like any forum where average people get to say what they think, a WHOLE lot of stupid goes on there. So what happens when we find the dumbest restaurant reviews on Yelp and mock the living hell out of them?
A Chef has invented the ice cream churro, and holy crap, look at those things. That purple one in particular makes me feel like I've seen the face of the Almighty.*
One Finnish artist has come up with an interesting and creative way to mock and bring attention to classist economic policies in Hungary.
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 customers whose behavior was skeevy/horrifying as hell. As always, these are real e-mails from real readers.
A transgender woman is filing a discrimination complaint against a DC restaurant over a slur printed on her party's check.
After a recent incident at a Friendly's in Norwich, Connecticut, a group of moms are planning to stage a "nursing demonstration" in support of mothers breastfeeding in Connecticut.
In response to an online petition, Anheuser-Busch has broken with tradition and, for the first time, revealed the ingredients list for both Budweiser and Bud Light. Bet you anything it's Clydesdale urine.
Just days after the Food and Drug Administration announced a ban on wooden boards for ageing cheese, they've completely reversed their stance.
In what is believed to be the very first ever gay-friendly commercial in Italian history, Findus, maker of frozen, microwavable pasta products, combines delicious surprise pasta with a surprise of a different sort.
WD-50, one of the biggest-name restaurants in New York, plans to close at the end of November 2014, and there's no explanation as to why.
There are those among us who would love nothing more than to prove that breakfast, contrary to all the studies, does not mean that much, or not as much as we thought, or doesn't do the things we maybe thought it did. Don't listen to them!
Polk salad (or poke sillet): Common dish in some US areas. The dish is prepared from a plant called Phytolacca Americana, or American pokeweed.
A federal judge recently overturned Wisconsin's gay marriage ban as unconstitutional*, and there was much rejoicing. One couple, though, got a nice surprise at the end of their post-marriage dinner.
A waitress at a North Carolina Waffle House thought she had hit it big with an enormously generous customer, until she realized that her employers were soulless, joy-murdering monsters.
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 customers whose behavior was completely inexplicable and absurd. As always, these are real e-mails from real readers.
There's a Kentucky restaurant that has completely abolished tipping, and contrary to what you might expect, it actually looks like it might be great for their servers.
The FDA has released new data about which gender more commonly suffers which side effects from prescription drugs, and the results are eye-opening, to say the least.