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Pabst Brewing Company, the brand behind Pabst Blue Ribbon, Colt 45, and Old Milwaukee, is nearing a deal worth more than $700 million, sources told The New York Times. Russian beverages distributor...
On Wednesday afternoon, the New York City-based Cronut mastermind and overall pastry pioneer Dominique Ansel announced on Instagram that for his next venture, he’s headed to Japan.  Ansel...
Oxfam Joins Climate Change Fight with Endangered Foods Truck
On Sunday, September 21, international anti-poverty organization Oxfam will support the People’s Climate March in New York City by handing out free samples of food that is threatened by climate...
Umami Burger Teams Up with Andy Samberg for The Samberger
Comedian Andy Samberg is the latest celebrity to partner with Umami Burger in its Artist Series, which has previously featured The Black Keys and chefs José Andrés and Michael...
McDonald’s Expands the Build-Your-Own-Burger Testing
In the words of Businessweek, McDonald’s is “crowdsourcing its next hit burger” with the multiple-city expansion of its build-your-own burger trials, which are currently underway at...
Elizabeth Kamel Leaves Hill Country for ‘Barbecue Shack’ Venture
Hill Country chef Elizabeth Kamel has announced an exciting development for dedicated barbecue lovers all over the country: together with a childhood friend, chef Kamel has formed an “online...
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Have We Been Eating Apples the Wrong Way this Whole Time?
It’s a strange question to consider, but what if we’ve all been eating apples the wrong way all our lives? Presumably, you’ve spent decades eating apples by circumnavigating the...
There’s a Halloween- and Doraemon Cartoon-Themed Restaurant in Hong Kong
Ocean Park, a marine mammal park in Hong Kong, is creating an entire restaurant dedicated to Halloween and Doraemon, a popular Japanese robotic cartoon cat (who time travels. It’s complicated...
Watch: Champion Eater Kobayashi Challenges a Tiny Hamster
World record-holding competitive eater Takeru Kobayashi (he currently holds 14 world records for his ability to eat more hot dogs, buffalo wings, hamburgers, tacos, and cheesesteaks than anyone, to...
First ramen burgers, and now ramen-filled doughnuts? These noodley delicacies have been released into the world from Japan, whose Burger King branches recently decided that an all-black burger was a...
Here’s the Real Reason Starbucks Baristas Never Get Your Name Right
You know how almost every time you place a drink order at Starbucks, the cup is delivered to you with the most butchered spelling of your name you’ve ever seen? What’s on the cup isn...
Cracker Barrel has teamed up with country music group Alabama with the release of an exclusive CD of hymns and gospel songs. Available exclusively through Cracker Barrel locations and Cracker Barrel...
A Statistician Takes a Look at Our 101 Best Pizzas in America
Our 101 Best Pizzas in America has attracted probably equal parts pride and angry emails from all over the country, contesting whether their favorite pizzas had gotten their due, but now our 2014...
Gael Monfils Drinks a Coke in the Middle of His Match against Federer
Gael Monfils, the 28-year-old French tennis pro whom ESPN calls “one of the most spectacular athletes in professional sports,” is known for his decidedly approachable and un-precious...
Countries’ Annual Chocolate Consumption Corresponds with Nobel Laureates
Here’s a really, really good reason to increase the amount of chocolate you’re eating, and not just you, but your entire country: the amount of chocolate consumed each year per capita in...
For a limited time only, Nesquik has teamed up with the Girl Scouts of America to combine low-fat chocolate milk with two Girl Scout Cookie flavors: Thin Mints and Caramel Coconut (better known as...
Dog meat is a delicacy in some places, but Paris is not one of them, as one French chef discovered recently when he was arrested for slaughtering and cooking dogs at his apartment. document.write(...
Arby’s has a Secret Sandwich Called the Meat Mountain
It was a fantastical piece of advertising — displaying all the meats available on the Arby’s menu — that inspired the legendary (and maybe still mythical) sandwich known as the Meat...
Maine Teenager Makes One-in-Two-Million Discovery of Blue Lobster
Scientists at the Lobster Institute at the University of Maine say that the blue lobster caught by Meghan LaPlante, a lucky 14-year-old Maine lobsterwoman is a rare find — the unique blue color...
Researchers in South Korea recently conducted a study of a large sample (10,711 subjects) of the Korean population and found that women who ate instant noodles at least twice a week were 68 percent...
A fancy Greek hotel has taken a highly unpleasant turn this week as hundreds of tourists have been struck by a mysterious vomiting illness, and while the resort says the problem is not a food-borne...
Aziz Ansari Adorably Compares his Chef Girlfriend to Salad
Aziz Ansari, comedian and unabashed appreciator of food and food culture, has been known to hang out with some of our favorite chefs. Remember when he, David Chang, and James Murphy of LCD...