Have you ever noticed that the plastic soy sauce packets you receive with your takeout order in Chinese restaurants resemble freezer pops? There’s a reason for that: the familiar packets filled with brown-colored salty liquid are direct descendants from the plastic tubes filled with multi-colored sugary liquid that we throw in the freezer for a hot day. [More]
Sometimes all you need is a little more sauce. But somehow a simple request for extra condiments turned into a heated situation with a gun at an Ohio Chinese restaurant. [More]
Too much of a good thing can often turn into a bad thing — guzzling too much soda, for example — something one 19-year-old found out the hard way after his friends dared him to chug a whole lot of soy sauce. How much, soy sauce, you might be asking as your hand freezes with the bottle held over that beef and broccoli? Enough to put the young man in a coma and nearly kill him. [More]
It’s not unheard of for fraternity pledges to become hospitalized after some ill-advised, overenthusiastic drinking, but it’s odd when the beverage in question is non-alcoholic.