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Watch the Dramatic Trailer for Netflix’s New Food Documentary Series ‘Rotten'

The six-part show focusing on corruption in the food industry drops in January Having already addressed the worldwide problem of food waste, Zero Point Zero, the production company that regularly collaborates with Anthony Bourdain, is about to spotlight varying forms of corruption that plague the food industry. Show More Summary

Now Chicken Wing Producers Are Whining Over NFL Protests

The game-day-foods industry is being hit hard Another food behemoth is blaming slumping sales on protests at National Football League games. Sanderson Farms, a poultry outfit headquartered in Laurel, Mississippi, is pointing to the protests,...Show More Summary

Labor Board Overturns Ruling That Protected Fast-Food Workers

The NLRB’s latest decision under the Trump administration, explained On Thursday, the National Labor Relations Board overturned an Obama-era policy that made it easier for workers — including many employees of fast-food and other chain restaurants — to unionize and otherwise challenge their employers over labor practices. Show More Summary

Subway Is Bringing Back the $5 Footlong — But Not Everyone Is Happy

Plus, Taco Bell promotes its $1 menu, and more food news As fast-food franchises compete to offer the best deals, Subway is bringing back the $5 footlong. Subway switched to a $6 footlong promotion in 2016, which wasn’t nearly as popular. Show More Summary

Why Don’t Americans Eat Horse?

The red meat is common in many cultures, but rarely makes it on menus in the U.S. Six years ago, an episode of Canadian Top Chef featured a moment that would never be replicated on its American counterpart under any circumstances. Nothing...Show More Summary

ABC Fires Mario Batali From ‘The Chew’ Following Sexual Misconduct Reports

The show will continue with the remaining three hosts Following shocking reports about Mario Batali’s alleged sexual misconduct over the last two decades, ABC is ending its relationship with the chef, who has co-hosted the network’s daytime food show The Chew since 2011. Show More Summary

The James Beard Foundation Is ‘Evaluating Its Policies’ In Light of Industry Harassment Reports

Are changes coming to the “Oscars of the food world”? In the wake of explosive reports alleging that prominent, James Beard Award-winning restaurant-industry figures like Mario Batali and John Besh have harassed multiple women, the James...Show More Summary

Watch: Hugo Ortega’s Journey From Dishwasher to Head Chef

The story of the chef behind some of Houston’s best restaurants, in his own words Hugo Ortega does not have particularly fond memories of growing up in Mexico City. The chef and owner of Hugo’s in Houston describes his childhood in Mexico’s...Show More Summary

Watch: The Georgia Smokehouse Inspired by Texas Brisket and South Carolina Whole Hog

‘Cult Following’ visits B’s Cracklin in Atlanta for ribs, smoked pork, and brisket For every American city or region touting its own defined style of barbecue, there are some cities that are pulling in the best parts of each style. In...Show More Summary

I Went to an Apocalypse-Themed Restaurant and All I Got Was Some Lousy Pita

In Philadelphia, Mad Rex imagines the end of the world By the time I realized the gun was jammed, it was too late. The zombies vaulted over the saloon bar and galloped toward me. The gun wouldn’t reload. The undead were on me. Blood blurred my vision and the screen informed me I was dead. Show More Summary

Meet the Ginger Jump-Up, a Cookie With a Story to Tell

A recipe from Zingerman's Bakehouse's new cookbook “What’s all the fuss about gluten free?” Frank Carollo likes to joke. “The gluten has always been free at the Bakehouse.” Carollo and Amy Emberling are master bakers, co-owners of Zingerman’s...Show More Summary

‘Star Wars’ Fans Can Geek Out With Ravioli That Look Like the Death Star

Amazon is selling pickle juice by the gallon, and McDonald’s has introduced a vegan burger A new generation of Star Wars geeks are finding new ways to celebrate their geekdom. In Austin, Italian restaurant Cane Rosso is serving up ravioli...Show More Summary

David Chang Helped World Central Kitchen Feed Firefighters in California

José Andrés’s nonprofit is still feeding those affected by wildfires Wildfires are still blazing across Southern California, which means that chef José Andrés’s nonprofit World Central Kitchen is still feeding first responders and those forced to flee to shelters. Show More Summary

‘Super Size Me’ Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock Confesses to Sexual Misconduct

The documentary star comes clean being “part of the problem" Morgan Spurlock, a filmmaker who is best known for directing and starring in the hit fast-food documentary Super Size Me, published a personal essay yesterday in which he admits...Show More Summary

Taco Bell Unleashes Its Own Mexican-Style Beer

The chain is really getting into the booze business Taco Bell’s latest product launch represents new territory for the Kit Kat quesadilla-slinging fast-food chain: It just debuted its very own beer. Called Beach Bell, the Orange County...Show More Summary

Watch: Is a Dedicated Avocado Slicer Worth Owning?

‘Should You Do This’ takes on kitchen unitaskers for pineapples, kiwis, and avocados This week on Should You Do This, we’re tackling unitaskers — those tools Alton Brown digs that tout saving time on things like cutting an apple and making popcorn at home. Show More Summary

April Bloomfield on Ken Friedman: ‘I Know That It Wasn’t Enough’

The chef speaks out about her business partner, who has been accused of sexual harassment Chef April Bloomfield has released another statement in the wake of allegations of sexual harassment directed at her business partner Ken Friedman. Show More Summary

ABC Pulls ‘Great American Baking Show’ Following Johnny Iuzzini Misconduct Allegations

The premiere aired after accusations came to light Following more sexual misconduct allegations against pastry chef/show judge Johnny Iuzzini that surfaced earlier this week, ABC has announced it will pull the current season of The Great...Show More Summary

Gino Sorbillo Proves His Neapolitan Pizza Mastery at New NYC Restaurant

Eater NY critic Robert Sietsema's first look at the Naples import

Target Is Pulling Mario Batali’s Products From Its Stores

The retailer will no longer carry his cookbooks or pasta sauce The fallout continues for Mario Batali following accusations of sexual misconduct: As companies including ABC and Eataly have quickly begun distancing themselves from the...Show More Summary

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