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Yelp’s New Focus on ‘Transactions’ Starts with Food Delivery Yelp’s New Focus on ‘Transactions’ Starts with Food Delivery

Yelp, one of the leading places online to find both quick information and reviews for a variety of business types, wants you to be able to do more without leaving its cozy confines. To that end the company has just …

Golden Corral Can Thank Reddit for This Bad PR Buffet [UPDATED] Golden Corral Can Thank Reddit for This Bad PR Buffet [UPDATED]
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Today’s going to be a long day for the public relations team for the Golden Corral restaurant chain. Thanks to some front page prominence on Monday morning’s reddit news cycle, the company is going to have to deal with some …

Eaten in the U.S., but Banned in Other Countries

In a recent book written by a husband and wife nutritionist team, a list of foods and food ingredients that we commonly eat in the U.S., but that are banned in other countries, was published. Rich Food, Poor Food: The …

Walmart Drops Paula Deen: Embattled Chef Loses Another Brand
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Embattled TV chef Paula Deen has lost yet another corporate deal in the wake of revelations regarding her use of racial slurs. The retail giant announced today that it would not be ordering any more of Deen’s branded merchandise beyond …

Diabetes Drug Maker Novo Nordisk ‘Suspends Activities’ with Paula Deen Diabetes Drug Maker Novo Nordisk ‘Suspends Activities’ with Paula Deen
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Things have trending downward for celebrity chef Paula Deen in the past week – a lost Food Network contract plus quite a few lost sponsorship deals. I guess that’s putting it mildly. Now, let’s add another to the list – …

Here’s What 200 Calories Looks Like in Different Foods [VIDEO]
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We know that humans (depending on many factors, of course) require somewhere between 2000 and 2700 calories per day to maintain. But sometimes it’s hard to know just how many calories you’re putting in your body. Volume simply isn’t a …

Paula Deen: Racist Accusations Bring Shocking Admissions
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Paula Deen–who has built an empire out of Southern cooking, charm, and butter–is involved in a lawsuit by one of her former employees, and now the 66-year old is facing backlash after portions of her deposition were leaked. Deen is …

Watermelon Oreos to be Offered For a Limited Time
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A new flavor of Oreo cookies is coming for summer, and it might not be what you expect. The cookie brand is now selling a limited edition run of Watermelon-flavored Oreos. The cookies have Golden Oreo cookies on the outside …

Nigella Lawson Leaves Husband After Abuse Photos Leaked
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Nigella Lawson, the popular English cook who found success both in cookbooks and with her own Food Network show, has reportedly left her home after photos were leaked showing her husband choking her as they engaged in heated discussion at …

Father’s Day Freebies Becoming Increasingly More Common Father’s Day Freebies Becoming Increasingly More Common

Father’s Day freebies are something that any father on a budget can appreciate. The holiday only comes once a year, so why not treat yourself, right? According to a recent report, those in the business of celebrating holidays with promotions …

Wendy’s Frosty Licker Joins the Recent Trend of Fast Food Social Media Snafus Wendy’s Frosty Licker Joins the Recent Trend of Fast Food Social Media Snafus
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Who really knows what goes on behind the scenes at fast food restaurants? I mean, who really knows? Sure, we all just assume that the people handling our food aren’t deriving pleasure from making it as disgusting as humanly possible …

Soy Sauce Overdose: Dare Almost Kills 19-Year Old
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Something to think about next time your friends challenge you to eat an abundance of something: a 19-year old Virginia man overdosed on soy sauce and began having seizures from the insane amount of sodium in his system. The man …

‘Farmer’s Market Cookbook’ Author Amelia Saltsman Speaks At Google ‘Farmer’s Market Cookbook’ Author Amelia Saltsman Speaks At Google

Amelia Saltsman, author of The Santa Monica Farmer’s Market Cookbook, recently gave an At Google talk, which Google has now made publicly available. The talk, which took place on May 16, features Saltsman demonstrating some of her recipes. More recent …

Ben & Jerry’s to go 100% Non-GMO Ingredients in 2013

Ben & Jerry’s has always been a progressive company. In addition to, until recently, heavily limiting executive pay, and publicly supporting the gay marriage equality movement, the Burlington, Vermont ice cream company has a social mission statement that includes “initiating …

Google Adds Nutrition Info To Knowledge Graph Google Adds Nutrition Info To Knowledge Graph

Google announced that it is rolling out new nutrition information to search, as the latest addition to its Knowledge Graph. If you can’t already, you’ll soon be able to query things like “How much protein is in a banana?” or …

Katherine Webb Reportedly Eats Only 1,120 Calories Per Day
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After sports commentators oogled her at a college football game, Katherine Webb, the current Miss Alabama, found fame on social media. Since that time, Webb’s modeling career has taken off and she has starred in the ABC reality TV show …

NASA Is Funding A 3D Food Printer, May Be Used In Future Space Missions NASA Is Funding A 3D Food Printer, May Be Used In Future Space Missions
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Making food with 3D printers is not a new concept, but it is still largely in the realm of science fiction. NASA wants to make science fiction into reality sooner than later, however, and it’s throwing plenty of money towards …

Chef Killed Over Meal In German Restaurant
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One of the realities of working in the food service industry is that sometimes you have to deal with dissatisfied, angry customers. Every server, cashier, or chef in the world could probably tell you horror stories about customers who have …

Kentucky Man’s Overnight Grocery Party Involved Beer, Steaks, Birthday Cake, and 57 Cans of Whipped Cream

Kentucky Kicks Ass. Seriously. It’s full of history, horses, mountains, rolling hills, great food, better bourbon, beautiful women, and we gave you George Clooney. But here in Kentucky, we also produced Trevor Runyon, whose overnight grocery party for one would …

Oscar Mayer Bacon Dogs Now A Reality
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The “105-year-old bacon lady” is going to love this. Oscar Mayer revealed over the weekend that it is now making “Bacon Dogs”. These are hot dogs made partially with bacon. To be exact, they’re made with turkey, chicken, pork and …

Lion Tacos Pulled After Restaurant Generates Controversy

There was a time when you could go into a restaurant in Tampa and get yourself some lion meat tacos. Those days are now behind us. Taco Fusion has reportedly pulled lion from the menu after causing a media stir. …