Once upon a time, sure as you are born, some dingus was all, “Onions?!?! In your guacamole?!?! You motherfuckers!”
Whole Foods co-CEO’s John Mackey, Walter Robb, and Walter Robb’s extremely unfortunate shirt put out a YouTube video to try to soften the blow of this whole pesky overcharging scandal they’re wrapped up in. It did not work.
Perhaps 9 out of every 10 times an owner responds snarkily to a bad Yelp review, it winds up making the owner look worse by comparison. If so, this is the 10th time.
This is the first dispatch from Meredith’s new baking column, Nothing Fancy.
Welcome back to Behind Closed Ovens, where we take a look at the best and strangest stories from inside the food industry. We’ve got a new topic this week: stories about old people in restaurants, both good and bad. As always, these are real e-mails from real readers.
Pictured above: what McDonald’s desperately wishes it was offering.
In support of yesterdays Obergefell v. Hodges ruling, Ben & Jerry’s is renaming one of their most popular ice cream flavors.
Washington Post writer Roberto A. Ferdman has decided to take a stand for all right-thinking restaurant customers everywhere. Hark his words, for he is sick and tired of enduring that most insufferable of tyrannies: a server dared attempt to pre-bus his table.
Welcome back to Behind Closed Ovens, where we take a look at the best and strangest stories from inside the food industry. Because human beings are the absolute worst, I will apparently never, ever run out of Terrible Customer stories. As always, these are real e-mails from real readers.
This is a really good day for batshit headlines.
Just your average day in New York City, really.
There is a right and a wrong answer to this question.
Welcome to Boozinette. This is the Careless Whisper.
That’s really the only appropriate response to the existence of a Subway sandwich shop.
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’re back to the reliable, inexhaustible standby of customers who are the apotheosis of why restaurant employees hate their jobs. As always, these are real e-mails from real readers.
Women servers at multiple restaurant chains are claiming their employers have been instituting mandatory high heel policies, even going so far as to ignore doctor’s notes about them.
A Pennsylvania woman is without a job after managers at her restaurant fired her for leaving work to get a mammogram without permission.
Americans love meat, and for good reason: meat is delicious. So very, very delicious. Just one problem: our national and increasingly global meat addiction is going to destroy us as a species if we don’t find a way to rein it in.