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Farmers in North Dakota are experiencing millions of dollars in losses as their grain shipments — held up by rails’ prioritization of the transport of oil — have no way of getting...
Apparently you do put your money where your mouth is. In a recent study conducted at Stanford and Carnegie Mellon University, researchers found several fascinating parallels between the way that...
Restaurant Workers Live Close to Poverty Line, Study Finds
A study conducted by the Economic Policy Institute which looked at labor in the restaurant industry throughout the United States found that over 43 percent of all restaurant workers are living at or...
Batali and Bastianich to Overhaul Cuisine at Maritime Hotel
Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich announced on Monday, August 25 that the restaurateur team would take over the food and beverage program at the Maritime Hotel in Chelsea, New York. The full project...
Roy Choi and Daniel Patterson Working on Fast Food Concept
During this year’s MAD4 symposium, West Coast chefs Roy Choi (Pot, Kogi Korean BBQ, The Commissary) and Daniel Patterson (Coi, Alta, Plum Bar, Haven) announced that they would team up to launch...
US Open Menu: Morimoto Sushi, Pat LaFrieda Steak, and More
document.write(adTargetSponsorAssets("sponsor-more-on-box"));The US Open Championships begin officially on Monday, August 25, and this year’s Flavor of the Open menu includes the food village...
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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...
Nick and Drew Lachey to Open Sports Bar, Star in Reality Show about It
Nick and Drew Lachey, the brothers who made up half of ‘90s boy band 98 Degrees, are filming a reality show on A&E about opening a sports bar in their hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio, which...
Calle Dão, Honoring Cuba’s Chinatown, Opens in New York City
Calle Dão, a new restaurant that pays tribute to Havana’s El Barrio Chino (Chinatown), opens in Manhattan on Monday, August 18. At one point, Havana’s Chinatown occupied 44 square...
New from Oscar Mayer: Bacon Jerky and ‘Old World Style’ Pepperoni and Salami
This month, Oscar Mayer has unveiled two new product lines: Bacon Jerky (in Bourbon Barbecue and Teriyaki Ginger) and an “Old World Style” line of deli meats with four flavors (Classic...
This New Utensil is Trying to be ‘Chopsticks on Steroids’
If you love everything about finger foods except the fact that you have to use your fingers to eat them…then you might be the right audience for Trongs, a newly invented utensil that is...
Watch: Man Goes to McDonald’s in a Hospital Stretcher
One seriously dedicated fast food fan wouldn’t even let his medical maladies stop him from getting his fix of McDonald’s. In this video recorded by YouTuber Ginger Snail, a man in a...
Physicist Creates Ice Cream that Changes Color When You Lick It
For his master’s thesis, a physicist and electrical engineer from Spain turned his attention to ice cream. Scientist Michael Linares has created an ice cream he called Xamaleón, which...
Ikea is Hosting a Swedish Summer Crayfish Party on August 15
Participating locations of Ikea stores across the United States will host a Swedish crayfish party — or late summer smorgasbord, if you prefer — on Friday, August 15. Although you may...
Watch: GoPro Video of Rube Goldberg-Style Hot Dog Dispenser
In this video, GoPro and backyard golf enthusiast David Kalb show you the coolest way ever to plate a hot dog (or at least put it on a bun). The homemade Rube Goldberg-inspired hot dog dispenser uses...
A Pet Store Owner in Washington is Eating Dog and Cat Food for a Month
Dorothy Hunter, the owner of Paws Natural Pet Emporium, describes her moment of clarity before she embarked on a month-long diet of dog and cat food thusly: "I didn't have time to go get a...
An unknown thief scored a big haul from a local market this weekend, having snuck in during the night and absconded with a single sausage the size of a grown man. document.write(adTargetSponsorAssets...
Losing one’s phone is a bother, especially when that phone disappears into nearly 300,000 pounds of grain, which is why one farmer was so surprised this week when a nice person at the other end...