Remember your high school cafeteria, and how crappy it was? Your best hope with some of those meals was that the meat came from humanely-killed raccoons. Well, students at Belfry High School in South Williamson, Kentucky apparently have it WAY worse than you and I ever did.
Well, there's a headline I wouldn't expect to ever write, but from everything I can tell, this is legit. Apparently, earlier this week, a health inspector related the tale of the time a routine inspection at an unrevealed restaurant in the UK turned up a dead lion in the freezer.
By now, most of you are probably familiar with the visually nightmarish Kuro Burger from Burger King Japan. Both Jesus Diaz at Sploid and Brian Ashcraft at Kotaku ran posts about it, and it's been all over the internet. But while it looks unquestionably Lovecraftian, its construction is fascinating and I'd eat that…
Ah, college. A time for experimentation, a time to gain wisdom, a time for all of the drugs. A time to write an unbelievably dumb screed that literally says the poors are lazy and should be grateful for the scraps that fall off the tables of the American aristocracy.
"Dear Lovers of Women, Not Hitting Women, Non Violence and Just Generally Being a Good Person, come trade your Ray Rice Ravens Jersey in for a free pizza at Hersh's. These jerseys will save us money on toilet paper this week."
Last week, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco essentially ruled that extortion is perfectly legal — at least, if the minds behind Yelp are the ones doing it.
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 yet more stories of really, really dumb restaurant customers. As always, these are real e-mails from real readers.
New research data indicates that, at least in Los Angeles, County, California's Chinese restaurants, customers care far more about whether the experience is authentic than whether it's actually violating health codes.
Bad news for anyone with both celiac disease and a peanut allergy: an increasingly popular ingredient in gluten-free products could cause severe allergic reactions, says the FDA.
New data from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation tells us exactly which states have the highest and lowest percentage of obese citizens.
Yes, that is a taco made out of a biscuit, and yes, that is something Taco Bell is selling at select locations right now.
Ketchup is, for some inexplicable reason, the second-most popular condiment in America, but that hasn't stopped one Florida restaurant from straight-up banning it for any customers over the age of 10.
Ever wondered what food your state loves way, way more than anywhere else does? We have a map for that, now.
In Reasons Rebecca Rose is Probably Unkillable By Conventional Means, scientists have found that a regular glass of either red or white wine with dinner can help you live longer by staving off heart disease. Hold up, though, there are caveats I couldn't fit in the headline.
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 who really, really weren't supposed to eat that. As always, these are real e-mails from real readers.
Just yesterday morning, California become only the second state (after Connecticut) to guarantee at least three paid sick leave days per year. This bill applies not just to restaurant workers, but to nearly all workers in the state of California.
In surprising news to Dear Leader Poot-Poot/his Dmitri Medvedev skin suit and completely unsurprising news to anyone who isn't a crazy, megalomaniacal dictator, Russia's food import ban turns out to have been a really, really bad idea.
A new contest has Taco Bell offering the hypothetical perfect prize for many hungry, grease-loving Americans: a literal lifetime of free Taco Bell food.
A Nutella-themed restaurant is about to open in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY, at least until Italian Nutella manufacturer Ferrero sues the pants off its owners.