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Chef Gets Three Years in Jail for Spitting in Customer's Food

He claimed he never intended to serve the food; the judge didn't seem to care. A New Jersey chef was sentenced to three years in jail Wednesday for an October incident in which he spat on the food of a customer. According to,Show More Summary

This "Girl Detection Billboard" Only Advertises Beer to Women

It's a brave new world. Ever feel like advertising doesn't speak to you? That your demographic is ignored when big companies define their target markets? German beer maker Astra is looking to change that, quite literally. PSFK writes...Show More Summary

Masterchef's Amanda Saab Is the First Woman in a Hijab on an American Cooking Show

Some see a chef in a headscarf; she just wants you to see a chef. Amanda Saab is Muslim and wears a hijab, a traditional Muslim headscarf for women. She is a contestant on this season's Masterchef on Fox and is, according to Muslim Girl, the first Muslim female chef to appear in a hijab on an American primetime cooking show. Show More Summary

Waco Police Uncover 318 Weapons Inside Twin Peaks Restaurant Crime Scene

Most of the 192 arrested still remain in jail as the impacts of the bloody shootout continue to unfold. After the deadly brawl that left nine dead outside Waco's Twin Peaks restaurant, 192 others from five biker gangs have been arrested in connection with the violence. Show More Summary

New York Loves Avocado Toast More Than California, Says Foursquare

Unsurprisingly, Maine loves lobster more than any other state. What's the most popular food in California? According to new data from social media site Foursquare it's Chinese chicken salad. Foursquare pinpointed which food or drink is "most disproportionally popular in each destination" to create a map. Show More Summary

An Emoji Update Comes With Bacon, Avocado, But No Taco

But there will be cucumbers and croissants too. :high-five emoji: Unicode, the consortium of developers and designers responsible for what emojis the world uses, has announced that 38 new emojis will launch next year. Yahoo Tech writes...Show More Summary

Take a Look at the Minimalist Cover for Chef Alex Stupak's Upcoming Taco Cookbook

Plus books on Tequila, Italian rice dishes, and homestead recipes from Jewel's family. Here's the cover of NYC chef Alex Stupak's upcoming cookbook with an, er, interesting name, Tacos: Recipes and Provocations. Stupak — who owns three...Show More Summary

Sour Supergroup Cantillon, Allagash and Russian River Wild Out With Friendship Beer

Meet the holy trinity of spontaneously fermented brews. How would fans react if the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and the Beach Boys got together to play a show, one night only? That same chaos, excitement and fervor surrounds a limited-release...Show More Summary

McDonald's Invites Petition-Wielding Protesters Into the McCastle

The petition contained over one million signatures. Fast food workers battling for higher wages have officially stormed the McCastle. According to the Chicago Tribune, 10 protesters were allowed into McDonald's headquarters to deliver a petition calling for $15-per-hour wages. Show More Summary

Wine-Loving Millennials Are Sending Beer Industry Into a Panic

The newest generation is choosing wine and spirits as their go-to alcoholic drinks, and big beer companies are paying the price. While beer pong is still going strong at college campuses across the country, Business Insider reports that many millennials are steering away from beer as their alcoholic beverage of choice. Show More Summary

Does Whiskey Need an Age Stamp to be Good?

Why more distillers are switching to No Age Statement (NAS) whiskey. One of the first indicators of quality a whiskey drinker looks for on a bottle is the spirit’s statement of age. The long-held belief is that the older the whiskey, the better — and the more expensive. Show More Summary

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly State of Street Food in America

Mobile food vending has become an integral part of this country's culinary and social identity. Here's a look at the state of street food in three U.S. cities. Food trucks and street food vendors are a reality in America's changing food...Show More Summary

New Home Coffee Roaster Is Controlled by a Smartphone

It can roast green coffee beans in three to 10 minutes. It's now possible to roast coffee beans at home with a few taps on a smartphone. According to the device's Kickstarter page, the Ikawa is "the world's first digital micro-roaster." It's controlled with an app that works with both Android and iOS. Show More Summary

The Restaurants of Paul Kahan's Chicago Empire, Ranked

In his eighteen years as a chef-restaurateur, and with seven restaurants and a cocktail bar currently run by his One Off Hospitality Group, Paul Kahan has built a local empire by anticipating and gratifying Chicago’s evolving tastes....Show More Summary

Is Shake Shack Adding Chicken Sandwiches to Its Menu?

A trademark application points to yes. Cult-loved burger chain Shake Shack — which recently reopened its original NYC location — might be expanding its menu to include chicken sandwiches. Currently, the restaurant serves burgers, hot...Show More Summary

Goodbye, Dave: The Top Ten Letterman Food and Drink Moments

The reigning king of late night abdicates the throne. David Letterman, the longest-running television host in the history of television, at 33 years, is calling it quits tonight. It hasn't been only stupid pet tricks and jumping onto...Show More Summary

These All-Carb Burgers Will Shoot Your Glycemic Index Through the Roof

We put some carbs on some carbs in between your carbs. From Lotteria in Japan, the restaurant that brought you the five-patty tower burger and a super burger that contained ribs and fried shrimp comes the ultimate foodstuffs for carb...Show More Summary

Burnt Pizza Crust Culprit in Iowa Capitol Evacuation

Twice in a month. Come on, guys. Weeks after a bowl of burned Easy Mac forced the evacuation of the Iowa Capitol, more burned food has temporarily forced Hawkeye politicians out of their offices and into the streets of Des Moines. AP is reporting that the crust burned in the Capitol's cafeteria, leading to the evacuation of the building. Show More Summary

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