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Comfort Food Crime Wave Is Back: $362,000 Worth Of Candy Disappears

In spring of last year, comforting, tasty foods began to disappear by the truckload. Soup, hamburgers, Nutella: all stolen. Consumerist developed a theory. What if these crimes were the work of a syndicate of well-traveled, resourceful, and extremely hungry thieves? After laying dormant for most of 2013, the Comfort Food Criminals are back. [More]

Psychologists: Comfort Food Is Bad For Your Body But Good For Your Soul

Psychologists: Comfort Food Is Bad For Your Body But Good For Your Soul

High-calorie foods such as meatloaf, macaroni and cheese and mashed potatoes can be harmful to your diet and overall health, but psychologists suggest they can partially counteract negative effects by making eaters feel better. [More]

$30 TV Dinner Features Porcelain Tray, Free Range Chicken

$30 TV Dinner Features Porcelain Tray, Free Range Chicken

The New York Times City Room blog says that the Loews Regency Hotel is now serving a $30 TV dinner– complete with porcelain trays and pricey free range chicken.