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New Orleans is America's Finest Lunch Town

There were no red beans in the rice bowl at Coquette on Magazine Street, but the flavors nonetheless evoked Louisiana. Catfish, a local seafood staple often fried, became the base for a smoky dip slicked across half of the plate. Lardons of bacon glossed the grains. Show More Summary

Superstar Cops Thwart Criminals by Dressing as Pizza Delivery Guys

To all future criminals: Don't use a stolen credit card to order pizza. If you've recently stolen a credit card, it's probably best to not order pizza with it. According to Berkeleyside, three robbers were caught early Monday morning when they used the credit card they had stolen off of a pedestrian to buy pizza. Show More Summary

Paris' Lauded Le Chateaubriand Expands to London With Le Chabanais

Chef Inaki Aizpitarte will split his time between both restaurants. Paris-based chef Inaki Aizpitarte is crossing the channel to open a restaurant in London. Aizpitarte is best known for his famed Paris bistro Le Chateaubriand, which...Show More Summary

FDA Mandates Calorie Counts for Restaurants, Coffee Shops, Convenience Stores Nationwide

But will it help fight America's obesity epidemic? Four years ago, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law and within it contained the requirement — meant to curb the tide on the nation's obesity epidemic — that menus at chain restaurants list the number of calories in each item. Show More Summary

Lucky Peach Launches Merch Store; Chefs on Skillshare

Plus, more on the shrimp industry, courtesy Joshua David Stein. THE INTERNET— The team behind Lucky Peach has launched an online merchandise shop designed to "disgust and delight your friends and family this holiday season." In addition...Show More Summary

Artist Interprets All of the Internet's Favorite Things Using Rice Krispies

Kim K and Taylor Swift, made out of cereal. A New York City-based "food artist" has achieved internet fame for constructing images entirely out of Rice Krispies cereal. As the New York Daily News reports, past works have included Kim...Show More Summary

Ferguson, Missouri Restaurants Close in Anticipation of Grand Jury Verdict

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has preemptively declared a state of emergency. Earlier this summer, Ferguson, Missouri was the site of many protests, arrests, and political unrest after the police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown. Show More Summary

Budweiser Struggles in the Face of Craft Beer

Jay-Z stays on as the face of Budweiser as the brand struggles to gain a foothold among the elusive millennial demographic. Kids these days aren't chugging the cheap stuff. Budweiser is facing some hard facts as it rebrands its image yet...Show More Summary

World's Most Expensive Gingerbread House Costs $78,000

Yours for the low-ish price of $78,000 Pastry chef Georgia Green partnered with British hawker of finer things VeryFirstTo to create "The Most Precious Christmas Gingerbread House Ever" — a perfect cookie replica of your home. The $78,000...Show More Summary

Guzzle Warm Butterbeer in the Florida Sunshine

$4.99 buys you a mug of the hot, butterscotch-flavored drink based on the beverage found in the Harry Potter series. Potterheads, rejoice: You can now spend the Winter drinking a warm version of Butterbeer in sunny Florida. According...Show More Summary

Dunkin' Donuts to Open 63 New Locations in CA

Dunkin’ Donuts can’t stop opening locations in California. Dunkin' Donuts wants to make sure that all of California runs on Dunkin'. According to a press release, the chain plans to force feed the Bay Area Snickerdoodle Lattes and fake Cronuts by opening 63 new locations. Show More Summary

Eminem's New Ice Cream Is Neither Slim Nor Shady

All you other ice creams are just imitatin'. In honor of Detroit-born rapper Eminem's latest album "SHADYXV," ice cream shop Mikey Likes it Ice Cream will be slinging a flavor by the same name. It's made with "Motor City ingredients" — including Michigan cherries, Vernors ginger ale, and Sander's hot fudge — but is only available in NYC from 4 p.m. unit 8 p.m. today.

Chicago's First Food Museum Foodseum Launches Kickstarter Campaign

The group hopes to raise $30,000. Here's Kickstarter for a museum that would make for an actually fun middle school field trip: An innovative team has launched a campaign to raise money for the Foodseum, or Chicago's first food museum. Show More Summary

Michelin Announces 2015 Stars for Belgium and Luxembourg

There are 117 one-star restaurants this year. Here's more Michelin madness: The 2015 Michelin Guide to Belgium and Luxembourg was announced today. The guide — which will go on sale November 27 — features three, three-star restaurants, which is the same number as last year. Show More Summary

Carvel Debutes Andes Mint Flavor, Killing Two Holiday Birds With One Sweet Stone

Carvel is using Andes' peppermint crunch line of mints. Though ice cream chain Carvel's newest flavor might look like candy cane, it's actually flavored with the popular after dinner mints known as Andes. Olive Garden famously keeps bowls of Andes Mints at their hostess stations. Show More Summary

Drunk Man Commits Felony to Get Out of Paying $9 Denny's Bill

Hope the hash browns were worth it. One reporter learned the hard way early Saturday morning that drinking, driving, and not paying your Denny's tab really do not mix. According to a police report, Terry Schmida — a reporter and Florida resident — hit up Denny's for some greasy goodness after a night of drinking. Show More Summary

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