In a shocking turn of events, apparently not every member of the Baltimore Ravens is a terrible human being. Go figure.
Welcome back to Behind Closed Ovens, where we take a look at the best and strangest stories from inside the food industry. Today, we return to that old favorite, stories of the dumbest customers imaginable. As always, these are real e-mails from real readers.
Oh, just your typical news story. Guy tries to rob sushi restaurant, sushi chef scares the piss out of him with a gigantic knife, guy runs in urine-soaked terror, chef catches him outside and subdues him until the police get there. No big.
Last month, the Wendy's Co. filed a lawsuit against one of its largest franchises operators, DavCo Restaurants LLC, for failing to meet company directives both to update their point of sale systems and to remodel their restaurants. Here's why that matters.
Stop the presses! President Obama and Michelle Obama ate at a fancy restaurant on vacation! Why is this news? It isn't, unless you're a conservative media outlet or website columnist grasping at more straws than a herd of cats in a plastics factory.
Jesus, again? Are there a lot of restaurant employees who don't have internet access?
This is the You Can Have It All. (Can you?)
To ring in the new year, Taco Bell is unleashing Doritos Locos Tacos upon us for free (as if that makes it better) starting today. For auld lang syne, my dear, for auld lang syne, we'll take a Locos Taco yet, for all the heartburn mine.
Gaze upon this picture, dear readers, and witness the best summation of how restaurants feel about their employees that I have ever beheld. It's the mooooooost wooonderful tiiiiime, of the yeeeeeeeeeeear.
So, who's up for some delicious Chinese food? Yeah, might want to hold off on that for a second.
Welcome back to Behind Closed Ovens, where we take a look at the best and strangest stories from inside the food industry. Today, we take you on a marathon trip of the best BCO submissions of 2014. As always, these are real e-mails from real readers.
The world of stock image photography is much like the porn world. If it exists there will be a stock photo of it.
If you've been reading Kitchenette for a while, you might recall that we wrote about Someone Ate This back in May. Sadly, it appears the Tumblr has shuttered, given that the last post from the site was dated September 10. Still, the end of the year seems an appropriate time to eulogize Kitchenette's 2014 Food Website…
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 restaurant customers upon whom vengeance was well-served. As always, these are real e-mails from real readers.
In a victory for labor rights advocates and also sanity, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled that the McDonald's corporation, as a "joint employer," is actually responsible for all of the revenge firings and other reprisals by the company's franchisees in the wake of fast food workers protesting for better…
In the abstract, the notion that some people don't want to drink eggnog makes sense: diabetics, say, or the lactose-intolerant or egg-allergic, or those principled self-denying oddballs who prefer not to replace their entire body mass gradually with dietary fat and cholesterol until they resemble nothing so much as…
My fellow Americans, I have important news: two days ago was V-M Day in World War Mayo. Yes, our long national nightmare is over: Hellmann's parent company Unilever has dropped their pedantic, hypocritical lawsuit against Just Mayo manufacturer Hampton Creek.
This is Rosie's Remedy.