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Cops Are Hunting for Barbecue Bandits Who Stole a 1,700-Pound Smoker
Why? The owner blames the “meat smell.”
New Zealand Facing Spike in High-Volume Avocado Heists
There have been nearly 40 reported incidents of thieves raiding orchards since January.
Man Claims He Literally Traveled Through Time to Steal Meat From Arby’s
Things are apparently pretty bleak in 2020.
Customers Trash Pizzeria After Receiving Cheesy Garlic Knots
Who even wants garlic knots sans cheese?
A Totally Chill Deli Customer Punched an Employee for Making His Sandwich Wrong
It’s unclear if the lettuce, tomato, and onion were incorrectly layered.
The Feeding Tube
Boston Teamsters Finally Got Indicted for Threatening
A U.S. Attorney called the intimidation “old school thug tactics.”
Owners of Brooklyn Cherry Factory/Pot Farm Plead Guilty to Several Crimes
They will also cough up $1.2 million, partly by selling the former owner’s Rolls-Royce.
A Cop Fired His Gun After a Waitress Told Him to Stop Groping Her
It was in a hotel hosting a law-enforcement event.
Brooklyn Popsicle Bandit Steals $1,300 Worth of Frozen Treats
Protect your ice cream.
Neighboring Restaurant Sues Twin Peaks for $1 Million in Biker-Brawl Damages
It says the franchisee was “grossly negligent.”
After Biker-Gang Shooting, That Twin Peaks Outpost Will Never Reopen
The corporate office has terminated the location’s franchise agreement.
Waitress Caught Pencilling In Extra Tips on Hundreds of Bills
She allegedly scammed just a few bucks at a time.
A Con Artist Is Accused of Selling $4 Million Worth of Fake In-N-Out Franchises
His prison nickname will probably be “Animal Style.”
Watch a Fed-Up McDonald’s Worker Knock an Unruly Customer’s Lights
The employee reportedly lost it after the man spit at him.
Bees and a Dog Revealed Maraschino Cherry Mogul’s Secret Pot Farm
Bowls Of Cherries
Maraschino Cherry Mogul’s Secret Pot Farm Continues to Be Completely
Vintage cars, Bat Cave entrances, irrigation systems, and more details.
A U.S. Beef Supplier Allegedly Sold Fake Halal Meat to Muslims
Workers scrubbed off non-halal labels and put new ones on, an indictment says.
Argument Over Tim Hortons’ Onion Policy Somehow Escalates to Snake
“There was quite a lot of screaming going on.”
Con Man Has Tricked Restaurants Into Giving Him $60,000-Worth of Wine
The bandit is drawn to Michelin stars, loves Pétrus, and is still on the loose.
Man Who Makes Your Mom’s Favorite Wine Charged for Involved in Drug Ring
The charges are part of an operation called Strike Force Oceanic.
Everyone's A Critic
The NYPD Thinks a Yelper May Have Smoke-Bombed Bar Pitti
“They’re looking for stuff like, ‘This place sucks and I’m going to blow this f–king place up.’”
Dairy Queen Is the Latest Company to Suffer a Massive Security Breach
Hackers may have customer credit-card info from 395 stores.
The Restaurant From
Apparently Owes $100K in Back Wages
The now-famous pizza spot paid employees as little as $5.69 an hour.
A Coffee Stand Made Millions Selling Sex on the Side
Its bikini-clad baristas were pulling in $15,000 a month.
Slaughterhouse Owners Allegedly Ordered Employees to Process Meat From
They allegedly put healthy heads on diseased cattle to fool inspectors.
Restaurant Owner Says He Got a Death Threat for Flying Israel’s Flag
“We are going to kill all the Jews, including you.”
Someone Stole 300,000 Liters of Beer in Germany
The evidence is likely long gone.
Restaurant Security Guard Shot While Trying to Break Up Fight
The victim is in stable condition.
ReBar Owner Banned From Restaurant Industry for Life
The attorney general also expects the restitution owed to wedding couples will grow to $1.8 million.
On the Rise
People Are Sending Pizzerias Around the Country Extortion Letters Demanding
The group says failure to pay up will result in bad Yelp reviews.
Defrauded Couples Call ReBar Owner’s Payback Pledge a ‘Sham’
“I don’t think we’re getting a penny back from this man.”
ReBar Owner Promises $1 Million Restitution for Defrauded Couples
It’s not a happy ending, but it’s a start.
ReBar Owner Will Go to Prison for Tax Evasion
He’ll get between 40 months and ten years for his guilty plea.
Tampa Burger King Robbed by Guy in a Comically Large Chef’s Hat
Like a true chef, the robber also wore rubber gloves.
Owners of Kentucky Chinese Restaurant Charged With Human Trafficking
Investigators say the man and his wife made employees live in their basement.
Watch Defrauded ReBar Customers Confront Jason Stevens Outside Court
The accused wedding-deposit thief had a welcome party for his second visit.
ReBar Owner Found and Charged With Grand Larceny, Tax Fraud
He didn’t seem to have trouble making his $130,000 bail.
Brooklyn DA’s Office Investigating ReBar in Dumbo
Even more local bars and restaurants have offered to help couples who planned to hold events at the venue.
Restaurant Managers Allegedly Stole $109K From Il Mulino at Trump Casino
The prosecutor says the pair spent four years cashing checks made out to ex-employees.
Aluminum Foiled Again
City Changes Rules to Crack Down on Food Vendors Who Owe Fines
Of the $4.8 million in fines issued last year, the agency collected $1.2 million.
Food Network Star
’s Viet Pham Was Punched Outside Scores
The attacker broke his glasses.
Couple Ends Worst Pizza Date Ever With Moonshine Molotov Cocktails
They should have opted for delivery.
Woman Loses Sight After Bottle Attack at Greenhouse
That place is the worst.
Couple Faces Assault Charges for Shooting Drive-Through Worker With Nerf Dart
They didn’t even order anything first.
Trucker on Trial for Smuggling Vodka in Water Bottles
Some $3.3 million worth of vodka was stopped at the border.
Aluminum Foiled Again
NYC Has a Rogue Hot Dog Vendor on the Loose
$330,000 in fines. Thousands of frankfurters. One big mystery.
Watch Max Wade Steal Guy Fieri’s Lamborghini
Wade was tried for the theft and the attempted murder of two people.
Teen Who Stole Guy Fieri’s Lamborghini Sentenced to Life
Max Wade tried to kill two teenagers, prosecutors argued.
Who Killed Belgium’s Most Renowned Restaurant Freeloader?
The “terror of the Ghent hospitality industry” met an untimely end.
Man in Captain America Shirt Tries, Fails to Rob Chinese Restaurant