As someone who had to cut onions last night and still hasn't fully recovered, please give me them now.
Welcome back to Behind Closed Ovens, where we take a look at the best and strangest stories from inside the food industry. As a palate cleanser for the last two weeks, please enjoy some stories of terrible customers receiving their just rewards. As always, these are real e-mails from real readers.
Another day, another American company pulls some blatant fuckery involving trademarks and threatened lawsuits with an end goal of limiting the options of American consumers and forcing people to buy their product over a clearly superior alternative. Boy, I'm shocked they keep trying this shit.
Meat-eaters and vegans are getting into an angry spat involving a New York restaurant, and oh my God can they both please shut the hell up right now.
After Budweiser's "HUR HUR, ONLY SISSIES LIKE CRAFT BEER" ad from the Super Bowl, it should be no surprise that craft brewers are snarking at them pretty hard.
Frankly, I'm just disappointed the universe didn't see fit to have this happen at a Howard Johnson's.
In what is sure to be a widely-celebrated development in the heartland of America, we've now successfully achieved mealworm tofu. U-S-A! U-S-A!
Since you ask, it's a fine day here at Batshit Crazy Headline Aficionado HQ. A damn fine day.
Welcome back to Behind Closed Ovens, where we take a look at the best and strangest stories from inside the food industry. Today, as promised, we have part two in our series recounting tales of truly horrible restaurant customers. As always, these are real e-mails from real readers.
Sometimes you have stories that are easily encapsulated in the headline. Other times, you have stories that require a level of explanation impossible to fit in 70 characters. This story is the latter. Suffice it to say: this guy really, REALLY deserved to be arrested, because fuck this guy.
What's a pizza company to do if they want to get in on that sweet 50 Shades of Grey cash cow action, but have absolutely no promo connection to the infamous amalgam of Freaky Friend Fiction word snippets masquerading as dialogue? How about an ad referencing BDSM? OK, great, but even better: how about an ad that…
Welcome back to Behind Closed Ovens, where we take a look at the best and strangest stories from inside the food industry. Today, we've got part one of two consecutive weeks of horrible customer stories (since I have a frankly unbelievable stockpile of them). As always, these are real e-mails from real readers.
We talk a lot about horrible restaurant customers here on Kitchenette (tomorrow's BCO is going to be another Worst Customers one because you guys just keep sending those stories), but sometimes it's nice to see evidence of a customer whom you just want to high five.
Actual economists have weighed in on whether the fast food industry could survive a $15 minimum wage, and surprise, surprise, their answer is a resounding yes. Boy, I can't wait to see how classists are going to argue with this one.
A Colorado baker is facing a discrimination complaint. This sounds like an old story, right? New wrinkle, though: specifically, she is facing a discrimination complaint over her refusal to discriminate. Seriously.