Burger King has just created the third-largest fast food empire on the planet by buying out Canadian fast food giant Tim Hortons for $11.4 billion dollars.
It is everything you'd hope/fear it would be.
It's awards season again,* and that means it's time for Hollywood to get its extravagance on.
Welcome back to Behind Closed Ovens, where we take a look at the best and strangest stories from inside the food industry. Today we bring you stories about those most
batshit fucking loco even-keeled and calm individuals: chefs. As always, these are real e-mails from real readers.
The operators of two Manhattan Taco Bells have been handed a class-action lawsuit alleging they forced underage workers to hand out counterfeit $20 bills to customers as change.
In Dystopian Present news, Venezuela is about to start fingerprinting citizens to control how much food they're allowed to buy when they shop for groceries.
Well, this could go one of two diametrically-opposed ways.
A Utah woman is recovering from critical condition after drinking sweet tea containing deadly lye.
Time to add Del Taco to the ever-growing list of fast food employers who did truly horrific shit to their employees, it looks like.
If power stations could be run on entitled stupidity, Yelp is living proof that all of humanity would never need live in darkness again.
An Italian restaurant in New Taipei City, Taiwan, has now apologized and changed the name of one dish that they had originally elected to call "Long Live the Nazis," and no one seems to be mentioning that the new name is barely, if at all, better.
Sunday, we received word of a new challenger for "world's dumbest grocery store employees" after a bunch of anti-Israel protesters unintentionally scared a Sainsbury's in the UK into removing all Kosher items from their shelves.
Hot on the heels of Taco Bell's attempts to go upscale with their US Taco Co. and Urban Taproom, McDonald's is attempting to rebrand itself so it will no longer be side-eyed even by scrapple lovers.
Welcome back to Behind Closed Ovens, where we take a look at the best and strangest stories from inside the food industry. Today we bring you stories about customers doing jaw-droppingly weird things to their own food. As always, these are real e-mails from real readers.
A new study by Feeding America reveals some disturbing news: fully one-quarter of American military families requires state and federal aid just to be able to put food on the table.
Something must be in the water, because there were a surprising number of really dumb and/or bizarre food crimes this past week. Let's take a look at them, shall we?
If a recent lawsuit is to be believed, former Top Chef contestant and current restaurateur David Burke's company is pretty shitty to its Muslim employees.
Albert Burneko is off. Your guest Foodspinner is pudding defender and friend of the program Miserable Shitehawk.
Captain Hoppity and Sergeant Flopsy up there might become the new trendy protein at your local Whole Foods, and the powerful and influential (nope) Bunny Lobby is not happy about it.
Many internet web sites like to rank the fruits. You can see right away that these rankings are wrong and bad, both because their results are stupid, and for the reason those results are stupid, which is that they were assembled using a lousy-ass amateurish methodology. Amateur bush-league-ass fruit-rankers are…