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Martha Stewart does not take territory invaders lightly, and she’s not about to go easy on Gwyneth Paltrow, fellow lifestyle guru (or pretender to the throne, if Martha has anything to say...
The 8th annual Food Film Festival “takes NYC by the belly” from October 29 through November 1, and this year’s films include, among other tasteful and tasty screenings, the...
Avance, the Philadelphia restaurant that inherited the space of the much lauded classic French restaurant Le Bec-Fin, will close its doors after dinner on Saturday, October 11, after less an a year...
Shake Shack, Massimo Bottura Team Up for Limited Edition Columbus Day Burger
On Monday, October 13, Shake Shack’s flagship location will celebrate Columbus Day in the form of a burger collaboration with legendary Italian chef Massimo Bottura, “the Jimi Hendrix of...
Woman Lets Customers Name Own Price, Nearly Triples Revenue
Dana Parris, the owner of the Justin Cookin diner in Dallas, N.C., recently decided it was time to “turn the cash register over to God,” reports the local Gaston Gazette. In response to a...
Trailer: The Cecilia Chiang Documentary, ‘Soul of a Banquet,’ is Out October 21
On October 21, a documentary honoring Cecilia Chang will be available in select theaters and through video-on-demand and digital download. Soul of a Banquet is dedicated to the culinary expertise and...
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A Berlin pub was shut down for several hours Sunday evening and dozens of police, firefighters, and emergency personnel were called out because one diner thought it was a good idea to call emergency...
A Washington man was arrested after visiting a McDonald’s following a bizarre seven-day crime spree, and he says the drive-thru is the only part of the experience he remembers. document.write(...
Taco Bell Debuts Starburst Strawberry Freeze, New A.M. Crunchwraps
Taco Bell has teamed up with Starburst to debut the Strawberry Freeze, a limited-time collaboration that joins Taco Bell’s other Freeze flavors: Mountain Dew® Baja Blast™ and Dr...
Free Viennese Café Pop-Up at Grand Central Terminal
On October 14 and 15, Grand Central Terminal in New York City will host an authentic Viennese café pop-up. The pop-up will honor the 150th anniversary of the Ringstrasse (Ring Road), Vienna...
The Science Behind Why Tomato Juice Tastes Better on a Plane
After calculating that it served 53,000 gallons of tomato juice a year (compared to 59,000 gallons of beer), German airline Lufthansa hired the Fraunhofer Society, a German research institute, to...
The mayor of Copenhagen generously picked up the tab for a late-night party for his employees, but his largesse has not gone over well with critics who say the big bar bill is not an appropriate use...
Denny’s Teams Up with ‘Robot Chicken’ Studio for Web Series
In an effort to court millennials, Denny’s will launch an animated web series on October 15 highlighting its signature Grand Slam, in a campaign “designed specifically for viral social...
Watch:The Bodega Cats of Sunset Park, Brooklyn
WNYC’s adorable series, “Bodega Cats in Their Own Words,” returns with a Sunset Park, Brooklyn edition featuring two cats: Tiger and Nushi. Tiger (orange) is voiced by his owner...
De Halve Maan Brewery in Bruges, Belgium, one of the country’s oldest breweries in production, is simplifying its production process by digging a two-mile long underground tunnel that will...
Chart: The Definitive Guide to Homemade Hummus
If you’ve graduated from store-bought hummus, or you’re at least looking for ways to do more with dip, check out this neat and simple infographic brought to you by Shape magazine. Here...
Pizza Hut Wants to Bring New York-Style Pizza to Ohio
Earlier this year, Pizza Hut introduced a by-the-slice concept in select markets, testing out a different strategy than the company’s familiar small box variety, beginning with stores in York,...
Did all those carefully orchestrated breakfast ads finally push McDonald’s to try beating Taco Bell at its own game? Perhaps the sight of so many Ronald McDonalds enjoying Taco Bell’s...
SNL’s Jay Pharoah will Give Out Gum to Battle Coffee Breath
On Monday, September 29, also known as National Coffee Day, Saturday Night Live cast member Jay Pharoah will team up with Orbit in New York City for a free gum giveaway. Jay, along with “a team...
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...