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  1. lawsuits, The F Word
    Starbucks Sends Cease and Desist to Brewpub Serving ‘Frappicino’“We just want to help a business like Starbucks. Us small business owners need to stick together.”
  2. Haute Dumpster Diving
    Copenhagen Restaurant Serves Dishes Made With Expired GroceriesTime to take out the trash, then eat it.
  3. Pride
    Utah Scoutmaster and Son Deliver Pizza to Same-Sex WeddingsThe Boy Scouts of America do not officially endorse this act of kindness.
  4. Perks
    Coffee Doesn’t Stunt Growth, After AllThere is no evidence to support the theory that caffeine hampers bone growth.
  5. Reopenings
    Gwynnett St. Reopens Tonight With New ‘Casual Direction’The whiskey bread stays on the menu.
  6. Snarfus
    Chicago Sandwich Shop Owner Really Sorry for Firing Staff Just Before ChristmasHe’s learned his lesson, but they’re all still fired.
  7. Monut
    Krispy Kreme U.K. Launches Mince-Pie Doughnuts for KristmasAnd lo, the “moughnut” came upon them.
  8. Road Food
    Milwaukee Is Using Provolone Juice to Thaw Icy Roads“We’re just trying to make every possible use of cheese.”
  9. Firings
    Chicago Sandwich Shop Fires All Employees Just Before ChristmasMerry Christmas. You’re fired.
  10. Love Mas
    Profess Your Undying Love With Taco Bell Promise RingsA diamond is forever. Taco Bell rings are from Taco Bell.
  11. Relocations
    Fatty’s Café Moving to New Location in AstoriaThe new Fatty’s has a patio.
  12. Coming Soon
    Anthony Mason, John Starks Opening Harlem PizzeriaThey are putting “the custom in customer.”
  13. Going HAM
    Overturned Truck Spills Thousands of Holiday Hams Onto HighwayWatch out!
  14. No MSG
    Cyclist Blames Doping Results on Bad Chinese FoodThe “Chinese Food Defense” is WADA-approved.
  15. Superbugs
    Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs Thrive in Supermarket ChickenConsumer Reports says your chicken is sick, and may make you sick, too.
  16. Coming Soon
    Habana Outpost Opening Takeout Sandwich ShopHabana To-Go will be open year-round.
  17. Exact Fare
    Finnish Passengers Pay for Bus Rides With Gingerbread CookiesThe real question: Did the bus driver get to keep the cookies?
  18. Expansions
    Mighty Quinn’s Opening New Jersey LocationHugh Mangum is bringing brisket to the burbs.
  19. Lawsuits
    Nigella Lawson’s Former Assistants Cleared of Fraud ChargesBut what’s the verdict on Nigella?
  20. Quote Of The Day
    Anthony Bourdain Does Not Want to Play Beer Pong With YouSeriously, don’t even try.
  21. Closings
    Foodswings in Williamsburg Closes SoonStart looking for a new vegan-drumsticks fix.
  22. Fast Casual
    Chipotle Sets Sights on Denver-Based Pizza Chain for ExpansionFirst burritos, then noodles, now pizza — and wine on tap.
  23. No Whey
    Whole Foods Will Stop Selling Chobani YogurtWhole Foods only wants yogurt that’s “exclusive” and “unique.”
  24. Foiemaggedon
    French Foie Gras Spokesperson: ‘Maybe We Did Go a Little Too Far’“Of course gavage is not very romantic and so we avoided talking about it. But now we are trying to explain it more and more.”
  25. In The Foaming
    Citywide Styrofoam-Container Ban Expected to PassThe American Chemistry Council and foam-cup-makers have given up.
  26. Gator-Ade
    Florida Man Tries to Barter Live Alligator for BeerGator for beer.
  27. Terroir
    Baked Potato Was Culprit in Prison Hooch Botulism OutbreakBig spud strikes again.
  28. Closings
    Park Slope’s Red Horse Café Has ClosedFarewell, iced coffee chilled with coffee ice cubes.
  29. Bigotry
    Racist Holland’s Got Talent Remarks Prompt Cool RestaurantChinese restaurants are taking back “39 with rice.”
  30. Supermarket Sweeps
    Whole Foods Interrupts Gowanus Opening to Announce New Bryant Park Location“Third & 3rd” is just the beginning.
  31. Empty Calories
    Junk-Food-Heavy Diets Impair Cognitive Function After One WeekWhere’s the beef? Seriously, I can’t remember.
  32. Bam!
    BP Calls Emeril Lagasse’s $8 Million Oil-Spill ClaimThe “celebrity chef” targeted in the full-page ad is definitely Lagasse.
  33. Openings
    Brooklyn-Branded Whole Foods Gowanus Opens Tomorrow, Vinyl LPs and AllHave your vinyl and eat cheesecake, too.
  34. Hijinks
    U.K. Chef Takes to Former Employer’s Twitter to Announce FiringHe won’t be cooking goose for anyone, but before leaving, he made sure his old employer’s goose was cooked.
  35. Booze News
    Eighteenth-Century Rum Made by Slaves Breaks Records at Christie’s AuctionThe bottles alone would sell for thousands on eBay.
  36. Expansions
    Le Cirque Opens ‘Signature’ Outpost in Mumbai, Two More Planned forThe 39-year-old restaurant heads east.
  37. Pay It Forward
    Kindest Coffee Shop in the Universe Fights Crime With Holiday Cheer“It’s the holiday season, it gets cold and life can get tough. But don’t give up on people.”
  38. Team Nigella
    David Cameron Chooses Team NigellaThe jury was told to disregard his allegiances.
  39. Serious Studies
    James Bond Was Really Drunk All the Time007 likely had a blood alcohol content of greater than 0.50 most of the time.
  40. Nico-Letta
    See Macaulay Culkin’s Pizza Underground Tomorrow NightAll tomorrow’s pizza parties.
  41. Beer Me
    This ‘Fried’ Pabst Blue Ribbon Burger Requires Valid IDThe Philly restaurant prefers PBR.
  42. Health Concerns
    FDA Moves to Reduce Antibiotic Use in Farm Animals Raised for MeatThe guidelines are the first step toward reducing excessive growth-enhancing drugs.
  43. Video Feed
    Sriracha the Movie Now OnlineDavid Tran likes it.
  44. Uptown Baby
    Bourdain Determined to Take Parts Unknown to the BronxThe Bronx is up, he says.
  45. The Other Critics
    Watch Daisuke Nakazawa Practice His Craft at Sushi NakazawaJiro-inspired dreams do come true.
  46. Barrel Strength
    Prince Harry’s Antarctica Trek Not So Hard With All That GlenfiddichThe 29-year single malt will keep the prince warm.
  47. Feats Of Strength
    Florida’s State Capitol Getting Six-Foot Festivus Pole Made of PBR CansLet’s hope the tree-lighting ceremony and airing of grievances don’t overlap.
  48. Hangry
    McDonald’s Employee and Customer Call Cops on Each Other Over Hash BrownsSomeone needs to switch to decaf.
  49. Crime
    Case Against Wine’s Biggest Counterfeiter Goes to TrialRudy Kurniawan faces criminal charges.
  50. Brooklynnovation
    Danny Meyer Likes Brooklyn Fine, It’s Just Not Necessarily for HimThe future of fine dining may just be shopping malls.
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