Hark the bells, the 90’s soda revival continues unabated. Well, maybe.
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’ve got stories of the best and most hilarious restaurant bosses—both chefs and managers—out there. As always, these are real e-mails from real readers.
On Friday, Chipotle announced they’d soon be offering sick days, paid vacation, and tuition reimbursement for all employees—not just salaried workers.
It’s inevitable that sometimes, servers will have customers they have some difficulty understanding. Here’s one example of a serving handling it creatively when their managers were comically inept.
Setting the trees on fire was actually part one of his cunning plan.
A kitchen manager at an elementary school in suburban Denver, Colorado was fired last Friday for repeatedly giving free meals to students who couldn’t afford to pay for them.
While Mother Jones certainly has the right to get out from under their image as the resting place of old potatoes on your weirdest uncle’s kitchen table, it is interesting to see that one of the ways they’re moving toward A New Tomorrow is by aggregating a video called EXPENSIVE WINE IS FOR SUCKERS put together by the…
There’s really no way to fit all the batshit stuff in this story into a mere 70-character headline.
Sauces and adjectives are the coagulated lifeblood of fast-food “innovation,” because it’s relatively cheap and easy to spike ranch dressing with cayenne dust, refer to the resulting substance as Kickin’, and splort it onto a chicken patty. It’s a slimy move, but what do you expect them to do? Improve the underlying…
Welcome back to Behind Closed Ovens, where we take a look at the best and strangest stories from inside the food industry. We’re doing something different this week: a collection of the most messed-up story submissions I’ve ever received. As always, these are real e-mails from real readers.
Two fast food employees in Tacoma, Washington have been fired for accepting hits of hash oil in exchange for burgers and fries.
Of all the members of the vegetable kingdom, none are more maligned than the Brussels sprout. Here’s the thing, though: if you actually prepare them correctly, they’re the most goddamned delicious vegetable in existence.
“...it was written I should be loyal to the nightmare of my choice—and that most irresistible of nightmares, the beast which even now drags at my soul, is Meatza.” —Joseph Conrad, Heart of Porkness*
Have you ever described a wine you were drinking as fruity, sweet, or having a hint of coconut? Well, congratulations, because you were totally drinking a component of koala urine.
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’ve got an old favorite: restaurant employees who had their vengeance against terrible customers. As always, these are real e-mails from real readers.
If this video isn’t wish fulfillment for you, you’ve never worked in the restaurant industry.
No, seriously, “because Shania Twain” is literally the sum total of the argument here.
A definitive ranking which vegetable tempuras are the best tempuras according to science facts. Don’t try to argue with science facts.