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Australian Restaurant That Banned Kids Is Busier Than Ever

The owner says customers are "spending up big." A controversial move to keep kids out is apparently shaking out pretty well for a restaurant in Queensland, Australia. Flynn's Restaurant recently barred kids under seven from its dining...Show More Summary

Like Retro Food? The Best 'Mad Men' Props to Snag at Auction Right Now

Who doesn't want to have all the accessories of a chain-smoking drunkard from the 1960s? Mad Men is one of the most iconic television shows America has ever produced, bringing on a new era of skinny ties and red lipstick while garnering a legion of devoted fans. Show More Summary

The Postmates Problem: Why Some Restaurants Are Forced to Fight the Delivery App

The independent delivery service is ruffling feathers among restaurateurs. In this iPhone era of ultra convenience, restaurant delivery is in the midst of a renaissance. Taco Bell, Dunkin' Donuts, and many more are getting in the game...Show More Summary

Ilegal Mezcal Is Plastering Buildings With Anti-Donald Trump Propaganda

New York City, Miami, Los Angeles are part of a tiny spirits brand’s efforts to make a big political statement. On July 16, when Donald Trump announced his candidacy for President, he made a speech that included the following proclamation: The U.S. Show More Summary

Groupon Throws Its Hat Into the Food Delivery Service Ring

Groupon To Go is currently only available in Chicago. Groupon, purveyor of discount laser hair removal and cut-rate hang gliding lessons, is now entering the food delivery service sector. The company announced the launch of its takeout...Show More Summary

Live Chickens Found Just Chilling in Japanese Steakhouse Kitchen

The owner says they were for personal consumption. Freshness is great and all, but poultry intended for consumption should generally be dead before it is brought into a restaurant kitchen. Health inspectors in Sumter, S.C. were surprised...Show More Summary

The World’s Best Whisky Is Being Sent to the Space Station

The samples—which will depart on August 16 on the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s spacecraft Kounotori—will include a 21-year-old single malt and the Yamazaki Single Malt Sherry Cask 2013, which was voted the best whisky in the world last year.

Even a Man Who Sells Lion Meat Thinks Cecil’s Death Was in Vain

Anshu Pathak is no stranger to controversy, especially when it comes to dead lions. As an exotic meat purveyor, he's eaten his fair share of the King of the Jungle, and even he thinks Cecil went to waste.

West Philly’s Herbal Medicine Man Makes Edible Magic

West Philadelphia isn’t known as a mecca for shamans and mystics, but that's where I went in search of a medicine man who mixes secret blends of herbs into healing concoctions he sells in old whiskey bottles.

Even If GMO Foods Were Labeled, That Might Not Stop Us from Buying Them

Although many people argue that they want GMO foods labeled, that might not stop them from filling their shopping carts with those products.

No More Free Cheese Sticks for Kraft Employees

In the wake of its merger with Heinz, cost-cutting at Kraft has resulted in an end to the boundless cheese sticks and infinite Jell-O that employees once enjoyed.

Put the Mexico Back in Your Michelada

A michelada doesn't have to be fancy, and it certainly doesn't have to be complicated. It just has to hit all of those proper notes that are refreshing, zesty, and spicy.

What’s Killing Young Danish Chefs?

In Denmark, chefs run a high risk of suffering from work-related illnesses. But is it long hours on the line or the fast-paced, chain-smoking lifestyle that's shearing years off of their lives? Turns out, it's a bit of both.

The Drought Is Killing Oregon’s Wild Mushrooms

As Oregon suffers though the drought plaguing the West Coast too, the state's prized wild mushrooms have begun to disappear. Looks like its domesticated criminis for dinner again.

How a Gin Craze Nearly Destroyed 18th-Century London

By 1730, an estimated 7,000 gin shops were turning Londoners into degenerate alcoholics. Historical accounts of violence, widespread addiction, and social devastation call to mind the early 80s crack epidemic.

Fish Al Pastor Tacos

These fish tacos are definitely not “pure” Mexican food, because you would never have that protein with that marinade. But who cares? They're delicious.

This Is the Science Behind Your Soggy Cereal

The process by which your cereal withers into mush is more complicated than you'd think. There are fractals, and displacement curves, and "moisture-toughening."

A Restaurant That Banned Kids Just Did Its Best Ever Weekend Trade

An Australian restaurant owner made headlines this month after he banned children from his establishment. Social media backlash ensued but Liam Flynn says he has just posted his most successful weekend trade in years. (Dogs are still welcome.)

Friday Feature Photo: The Gentle Men of Chaves

Photographer: Jairo Capture Date: December 29, 2007 Location: Chaves, Portugal About: Portugal has a sweet and intimate relationship with birds, a cultural affinity that borders on guardianship. Every city park has their fleet of wild birds, every square has their residential flock, though none as prevalent as the pigeon. With heaps of […]

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