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Controversies

  1. controversies
    Asia Argento Says Accuser Payoff Was Anthony Bourdain’s IdeaAccording to the actress, Bourdain wanted to handle the matter privately and help her accuser economically.
  2. sports
    Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest May Go High-tech Next Year“I doubt we can put the microchip on the tongue or in the esophagus,” says Major League Eating president Rich Shea.
  3. controversies
    How Mekelburg’s Got Caught Up in a Story About a Hate-Spewing Twitter TrollThe troll was revealed to be the owner’s sister, causing them to release a statement declaring that the woman has no affiliation with their business.
  4. controversies
    NYC Shames Lawyer Who Threatened to Call ICE on Spanish-Speaking Cafe EmployeeHis name is Aaron Schlossberg, and it turns out that this isn’t the first time an outburst has been caught on video.
  5. New York Restaurant Quickly Cancels NRA Fundraiser After BacklashThe event at Gargiulo’s was announced just two weeks after the Parkland school shooting.
  6. controversies
    A Coney Island Restaurant Will Host an NRA Fundraiser Next MonthRaffles are planned for at least seven different firearms.
  7. controversies
    The Fake-Bullet-Hole Bar Finally Took Down Its Controversial WallThe owner had refused to, despite demands from locals since July.
  8. controversies
    People Are Still Protesting the Bullet-Hole Bar in Crown HeightsOne neighborhood resident doesn’t believe Summerhill is long for this world.
  9. controversies
    What’s Next for Summerhill, the Bar That’s Infuriated Crown Heights?It seems unlikely that it can continue with business as usual.
  10. controversies
    Crown Heights Neighbors Holding an Open Forum to Protest a Controversial New BarOrganizers say the bar’s owner profits “by perpetuating violent and ridiculous stereotypes.”
  11. unthinkable
    The Washington Post Will Cancel Its Beloved Annual Peeps ContestIt’s been a brutal couple of weeks in Washington, D.C.
  12. controversies
    As If We Don’t Have Enough to Worry About Today, Toblerone Messed With Its CandyHotel minibars will never be the same.
  13. Missives
    The Mast Brothers Respond“… We never claimed to make all our chocolate exclusively from bean to bar in those early days.”
  14. Controversies
    Out-of-Touch Restaurant Owner Compares Breast-feeding Customers to ToplessHe’s since apologized, and says he meant the comment “lightheartedly.”
  15. Controversies
    Jamie Oliver Faces Backlash After Hiring a Convicted RapistThe celebrity chef’s team defends their decision, saying that David Mason served his time and deserves a shot at rehabilitating his life.
  16. Potluck
    A Lot of People Were Outraged by Michael Ruhlman’s Response to a“I like girls in kitchen a lot: it does bring that testosterone level down a little bit, it makes it not so aggressive,” a British chef said recently.
  17. Controversies
    Bookstores Scramble to Deal With the Thug Kitchen Controversy“There are definitely times and places for defiant stances to be made, but in this instance we think the occasion for dialogue is perhaps far more helpful.”
  18. Controversies
    Obama’s ‘Latte’ Salute Managed to Offend a Lot of People WhoStarbucks seems to win this round, no matter what.
  19. Controversies
    Balthazar’s Bathroom Attendants Will Keep Their JobsPhew.
  20. Controversies
    The Staff Meal Versus Phantom Pheud IntensifiesNow they’re posting about Grub Street on Facebook!
  21. Controversies
    Staff Meal Refuses to Feed the Phantom GourmetThe Andelman brothers have been banned from the Staff Meal truck.
  22. Controversies
    New Hampshire’s Only Chick-fil-A Will Sponsor a Gay Pride ParadeLive free or die.
  23. Controversies
    Quincy Church Jilts the Tilted KiltScottish maidens in bras and mini-kilts strikes one church as un-holy.
  24. Controversies
    Read Mayor Menino’s Official Letter Blasting Chick-fil-A, Then Watch HisBoston Mayor Menino writes a letter to Chick-fil-A and is immortalized by the Taiwanese in a brilliant YouTube video.
  25. Quote of the Day
    Douglas Keane Plans to Flout Foie Gras Ban, For a Bit
  26. Meanwhile in the Hamptons
    So Dies the Dream of the Michael Lohan NightclubA prior DUI conviction doesn’t go down well with the Westhampton police.
  27. Meanwhile in the Hamptons
    Michael Lohan Hits a New Low: Opening a Hamptons NightclubAnd it will screen for drugs.
  28. Beef
    Bourdain Tempers Criticism of Alice Waters, Feedbag Piles It OnTony respects Alice Waters, but she ‘says some stupid shit sometimes.’
  29. Controversy
    Naked BrunchThe newest Park Slope blog’s “Breeder vs. Baller” column is tackling that old chestnut, public breast-feeding.
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