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Four Loko

  1. features
    The Oral History of Four Loko“It almost felt like liquid hyperbole. It was insane on every level.”
  2. Amped
    Four Loko Agrees to Grow UpDon’t worry, they still believe “alcohol and caffeine can be consumed safely and responsibly.”
  3. Food Safety
    Four Loko Gets a MakeoverAn “alcohol facts” label is supposed to prevent hospitalizations.
  4. Crime Scenes
    Alleged Rapist Tries Out ‘Four Loko Defense’Stewart is accused of attacking and raping a 21-year-old woman.
  5. Amped
    A Brief (Hypercaffeinated) History of Energy-Drink-Related Deaths and IllnessAs the FDA links Monster Energy Drink to five deaths, it’s time to look back on all the other problems that energy drinks have reportedly caused.
  6. Mediavore
    Dole Food Co. Settles Over $9 Billion in Lawsuits; Guy Fieri Plans CarnivalThe rambunctious T.V. chef might also open his own New York restaurant, whether the city wants it or not.
  7. Mediavore
    Pundits Size Up Chris Christie’s Girth; Four Loko Labels Get RevisedPlus: Listeria-tainted lettuce reached Pennsylvania; and Guy Fieri sets his sights on Carnival Cruise ships and New York, all in our morning news roundup.
  8. Mediavore
    HBS White Paper Says Yelp’s Bad for Chains; Eating With Men Might Make You LosePlus Four Loko goes for transparency and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  9. What Not To Drink
    Do Energy Drinks Turn Rock Stars Into Addicts?Blame it on the Four Loko.
  10. Mediavore
    Mutant E. Coli Attacks Europe; Keep Gramps Out of The Four LokoThe rogue strain of bacteria is found to have aggressive genes. Scary!
  11. Mediavore
    Four Loko Is Not For the Faint of Heart; Craft Beer Sales Increased 12 PercentPlus: Flavor tripping will highlight the Philadelphia Science Festival; and opening a restaurant requires stress and sacrifice, all in our morning news roundup.
  12. What Not to Drink
    Don Johnson Celebrates Four Loko’s TerroirHow does Four Loko harvest its guarana? Nash Bridges knows.
  13. Four Loko
    The Four Loko FDA Warning That Wasn’t“THE INGREDIENTS OF THIS DRINK HAVE BEEN FOUND TO CAUSE MEN AND WOMEN TO BECOME HUGE ASSHOLES.”
  14. Booze You Can Use
    Four Loko Is Being Used to Fuel Cars!A Virginia company is turning it into ethanol.
  15. The Other Critics
    Center City Grille’s Mushroom Soup Smells Like a SEPTA Concourse; JGRounding up the region’s restaurant reviews.
  16. Mediavore
    Hundreds of ‘Loko-Vores’ Flock to Adsum; A&P Bankruptcy PutsPlus an oatmeal craze sweeps the nation, and Tofutti ice cream cones get recalled, all in our morning news roundup.
  17. Booze News
    Last Call for Caffeinated Alcohol!Today’s the last day bodegas can stock “Satan’s piss.”
  18. Menus
    Adsum’s Matt Levin Leads Philly’s ‘Loko-Vore’ MovementWhat started as a joke has ballooned into a full-fledged, but surely short lived, movement.
  19. Closings
    Eddie Huang Closes Xiao Ye After More Four Loko RaidsAfter just four months, the controversial chef’s restaurant is done.
  20. Mediavore
    Ace of Cakes Star Plans L.A. Bakery; Batali Strikes Back at His HarassersDuff Goldman announces an L.A. location of Charm City Cakes, while the red-haired celebrity chef sues the labor rights group that won’t stop calling him.
  21. Mediavore
    Old City Neighbors Oppose Hotel Plans; Bluefin Tuna Is Still at RiskPlus the rate of eating disorders among kids is up, and Mario Batali is suing a labor rights group for crank calls to his restaurants, all in our morning news roundup.
  22. Mediavore
    Food Safety Bill Vote Today; Four Loko Steps Aside For Boozy Whipped CreamThe latest potential trend in teenage drinking emerges, while food safety is discussed in the government.
  23. Booze You Can Use
    P.Y.T. Lets Its Four Loko Stock Run OutP.Y.T.’s owner Tommy Up says he’s not restocking the overly hyped drink.
  24. Mediavore
    Lock Up the Spice Rack: Nutmeg Is the New Four Loko; For the Ultimate StonerPlus Tea Party affiliates oppose the Food Safety Bill, and reusable grocery bags and drinking glasses contain lead, all in our morning news roundup.
  25. What Not to Drink
    ‘Satan’s Piss,’ and 49 Other Things Four Loko Tastes LikeWhat happens when you Google “Four Loko + tastes like”?
  26. Mediavore
    Massachusetts Bans Caffeine-Alcohol Drinks; Blue Laws FadePlus a $142,653 truffle and much more, all in our morning news round-up.
  27. Health Concerns
    Protesters Want ‘Four More Years’ of Four LokoPlus, a ten-shot espresso drink?
  28. Mediavore
    Jamie Oliver Hangs Out at Homeboy Industries; What to Eat on The InternationalThe Naked Chef finds inspiration in East L.A., while food is split among U.S. and Russian lines in space.
  29. Mediavore
    Thanksgiving Dinner Reservations on Upswing; Liquor Stores Bombarded by LokoPlus, astronauts dine on freeze-dried shrimp cocktail, and much more all in our morning news round-up.
  30. Mediavore
    Freeze-dried Shrimp Cocktail for Astronauts; Chicken Abuse at a Texas Egg FarmPlus: energy drinks may lead to alcoholism, China to subsidize food costs, and more, all in our morning news roundup.
  31. Mediavore
    Joey Vento Undergoes Surgery for Colon-Rectal Cancer; Kids Who Drink Four LokoPlus half the food eaten on the International Space Station comes from the U.S., and undercover video shows alleged animal abuse on a Texas egg farm, all in our morning news update.
  32. Video Feed
    Buzzkill Be Damned: Make Your Own Four LokoThe scandalous beverage’s makers say they’re taking the buzz out, but why let that spoil a good time?
  33. Booze News
    Four Loko to America: Fine, We’ll Take the Caffeine Out. Happy Now?Bro, seriously, bro. Don’t take my Four Loko, bro.
  34. Booze News
    The Case for Four LokoBuzzkill, dude: Four Loko might be banned in Massachusetts.
  35. Health Concerns
    SLA Denies Dumping Xiao Ye’s Four Loko in RaidNevertheless, Four Loko Thursdays are over.
  36. In the Magazine
    Platt Finds Lincoln Lacking; Totes for AllPlus: grocery gifts, the last (we hope) of Four Loko, and more.
  37. Mediavore
    Bodega Owners Cheer Four Loko’s Ban; Fashion Sorts Obsessed With FoodPlus: more food shortages in North Korea, lead-lined grocery bags, and more, all in our morning news roundup.
  38. Health Concerns
    Hallucinogenic Frenzies and Hospitalized College Kids: Four Loko HysteriaAll this hysteria is adding up to one of the greatest viral marketing campaigns ever conceived.
  39. Frank Bruni
    We’re Giving It Two Weeks Before Bruni’s Writing About Red Bull andBruni on coffee cocktails, but what of Joose?!
  40. Mediavore
    PLCB Ratchets Up Its War on Four Loko; Giant Food Will Absorb TwoPlus Bobby Flay’s horse won a high-stakes race at the Breeder’s Cup, and USDA simultaneously pushes high fat cheese to consumers while issuing warnings on obesity, all in our morning news roundup.
  41. What to Drink
    Eddie Huang Introduces All-You-Can-Guzzle Four LokoDoes this mean an ambulance will have to park outside of Xiao Ye?
  42. Booze News
    Everyone’s Freaking Out About Four Loko!Will Massachusetts get on the “banned” wagon?
  43. Health Concerns
    PLCB Wants Four Loko Pulled Off Store ShelvesIt’s not an outright ban, but more like a polite request.
  44. Mediavore
    Harvard Frowns on Four Loko; Ipad Wine List Trend Captures RobuchonPlus: restaurants scammed by phony government calls and Gordo licks his wounds stateside, all in our morning news roundup.
  45. Mediavore
    Crack Down on ‘Liquid Cocaine"; Food Stamp Scandal ArraignmentPlus: Starbucks hits the high seas, and chubby puppies are unhealthy, all in our morning news roundup.
  46. Mediavore
    PA House Questions the Safety of Four Loko; Chubby Puppies Are CutePlus cops nab a vandal cooking hot dogs in Delaware, and restaurants are hiring at a considerable clip, all in our morning news roundup.
  47. Mediavore
    Man Crashes Car Into El Atacor; Melrose Place Cafe Waitress Gets Big BreakOne customer is injured at the Cypress Park taco classic while Christina Perri trades in an apron for appearances on national television.