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Chipotle Reassures Customers That Guacamole Supply Is Not Threatened By Avocado Shortage

Despite an ongoing avocado shortage that has already affected some in the food industry, Chipotle is reassuring customers that no, the chain will not run out of guacamole, and no, prices for the stuff won’t go up. [More]

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Science Says: Cheese Makes Wine Taste Better

Your Friday night plans have just been validated by science: a new study finds that eating cheese with wine makes wine taste better. [More]


McDonald’s Has All-Day Breakfast To Thank For Beating Earnings Expectations

McDonald’s is probably patting itself on the back right about now: the Golden Arches managed to beat earnings expectations and also achieved solid growth in same-restaurant sales for the most recent quarter. The company says the boost is due in part to its all-day breakfast menu, “McPick” promotions, and its recently revamped chicken nuggets. [More]


Police: KFC Worker Pulls Gun On Boss, Returns For Paycheck The Next Day

A dispute between an employee of a New Mexico KFC and his boss escalated to the point of pulling out weapons, but that didn’t stop the aggrieved worker from showing up the next day to collect his paycheck. [More]


Taco Bell Will Hand Out Free Tacos If Someone Steals A Base During World Series

Whether you’re jumping for joy or tearing your hair out when a player steals a base during the upcoming World Series, rest assured that if it happens, everyone’s gonna get a free taco. [More]

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McDonald’s Franchisees Say Company Should Kick “Discounting Addiction”

Though McDonald’s has been riding high on all-day breakfast since its launch last year, the company’s franchisees say the novelty is fading. Part of the problem, several complain, is McDonald’s love of discounts. [More]

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Man Leaves Ghost-Pepper Eating Contest With Hole In His Esophagus

While chowing down as fast as you can on one of the hottest peppers known to humankind might sound like a good id– wait, no, that pretty much sounds like my nightmare. And it can be dangerous, as one man found out after getting a one-inch hole in his esophagus after he participated in a ghost pepper-eating contest. [More]


Is Taco Bell Testing An All-Day Breakfast Menu?

Have you heard of this crazy idea that breakfast foods can be consumed throughout the day? It’s a concept that has worked out pretty well for McDonald’s — so is Taco Bell was apparently willing to give it a try? [More]


Drinkable Yogurt Is What Happens When We Get Tired Of Other Trendy Ideas

If you have a problem with the idea of chugging liquid yogurt, gird your stomachs, folks. Because it’s a thing that is happening, now that the Greek yogurt trend is losing its luster. [More]


Family Sends Pizza Delivery Guy To Make Sure Grandma Is Okay After Hurricane Matthew

When natural disasters hit and the power goes out, it’s always important to check on your loved ones, especially elderly folks living alone. But when all other methods of contact failed to reach one Florida woman after Hurricane Matthew, her out-of-state family had to turn to an unexpected source of aid: pizza. [More]

Switzerland’s Cheese Purists Are Not Impressed By Microwave Fondue

Switzerland’s Cheese Purists Are Not Impressed By Microwave Fondue

Come, dear readers, and gather round for a tale of a land far away where the the people eat seven times more cheese than the rest of the world on average. In that magical-sounding, yet very real place, getting people to eat more cheese — when the country is already at peak cheese — is a very real problem for the industry. [More]

Chick-Fil-A Reintroducing Original BBQ Sauce After Smokehouse Backlash

Chick-Fil-A Reintroducing Original BBQ Sauce After Smokehouse Backlash

Change: it can be a terrifying, unsavory experience for dedicated folks who already know what they like. That’s why Chick-fil-A is bringing its classic BBQ sauce out of retirement, after replacing it with a “Smokehouse” version this summer that failed to please some loyal customers.. [More]

Exec Of Company That Sold Fake Parmesan Cheese May Avoid Jail With Food Pantry Work


Remember the company that peddled imitation grated Parmesan cheese and billed it as the real deal (silly question — of course you do, no one could forget such a crime against cheese)? U.S. prosecutors are now asking that the executive of Castle Cheese Inc. be sentenced to time working in a food pantry or soup kitchen. [More]


Domino’s Has To Pay Customer $910 For Pizza That Was Never Delivered

It’s bad enough when you’re forced to wait an entire hour for pizza delivery — but can you imagine waiting 18 months for your food to show up? The horror. [More]

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That Sounds Offal! How Much Do You Know About Your Organ & “Variety” Meats?

Offal — the edible organs and other trimmings from a livestock animal — gets a bad rap, mostly because of the initial ick-factor associated with the idea of chowing down on a brain, testicle, ear, or tail. The “offal” name certainly hasn’t helped. Yet for folks around the world, these “variety meats” are everyday fare. [More]


Former Carnegie Deli Dishwasher Wants To Buy It And Keep It Open

Sandwich fans around the world were likely sad to hear last week that New York City’s famed Carnegie Deli would be shutting its doors for good at the end of the year. At least one person has stepped forward thus far to express interest in buying the business and keeping it open. [More]

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Burger King Customers Upset To Find Nasty Messages Written On Food Wrappers

We get it: everyone can have a bad day at work. But if you work in a consumer-facing industry, taking out those frustrations on your customers could cost you your job. [More]


Sonic Drive-In Fires Worker Over Receipts With Offensive Language

A Sonic Drive-In in Fort Worth has fired an employee after two customers said their lunch receipts included offensive language. [More]