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Russia

  1. military rations
    Army Bans Soldiers Stationed Near Russia From Eating Fast FoodWhoppers and lattes apparently don’t put troops “in the right mind-set to fight.”
  2. travesties
    Junk Food Now Responsible for Causing Obesity in the ArcticGood job, food industry.
  3. horrible things
    49 People in Russia Are Dead After Drinking Poisonous Bath OilOfficials say it’s the deadliest mass poisoning in years.
  4. marketing gimmicks
    Roastery Introduces Coffee So Hard-core, You Have to Buy It on the DarknetGet your Bitcoins ready.
  5. the chain gang
    Russian Burger King Finally Honors Artist Who Nailed His Scrotum to Red SquareThe chain is “bringing culture to the masses” for its sixth anniversary.
  6. Not Likely
    Russia Wants to Be the Biggest Producer of Organic FoodPutin has unveiled his five-year plan.
  7. Bans
    Russia’s Food Destruction Is Totally Out of ControlThe government just torched 1.5 tons of food that belonged to a BMW racing team.
  8. Bans
    Even Communists Aren’t Happy About Russia Bulldozing Cheese and Foie GrasThey’ve introduced a bill that would require confiscated food to be used to feed the poor.
  9. Scandals
    There’s an Illegal-Cheese Outbreak in RussiaThe “cheese ring” is peddling $30 million of delicious goods.
  10. Bans
    Russia Is Destroying Nutella, Fancy Cheese, and Other Western FoodsIt’s part of Putin’s new pledge.
  11. Publicity Stunts
    A Restaurant Faked That Video of a Waitress Smacking a Handsy Customer“We knew that people like to watch fights.”
  12. Video Feed
    Watch a Grope-y Restaurant Customer Get Exactly What’s Coming to HimA female waitress knocks his lights out.
  13. The Chain Gang
    Russia Wants to Launch a ‘Patriotic’ Fast-Food Chain That RivalsVladimir Putin is not a fan of the Big Mac.
  14. The Chain Gang
    McDonald’s Bets Big on … Kazakhstan and SiberiaAt least 41 new stores are on the way.
  15. Beer Me
    America’s Beloved PBR Will Be Sold to Russian Brewers“America’s Best in 1893” gets foreign owners in 2014.
  16. Empire Building
    Magnolia Bakery Just Opened a Terribly Timed Moscow LocationThe empire-building sweets chain is optimistic about locally sourced buttercream.
  17. Bans
    Russia Bans Nutella, Tabasco, French Cheeses, and Lots of Other Great StuffBaby food and alcohol, thankfully, are exempt.
  18. The Chain Gang
    Wendy’s Decides It’s Time to Get Out of RussiaA spokesperson says it has “nothing to do with politics.”
  19. The Chain Gang
    Russia Declares War on McDonald’s Burgers, Filet-O-Fish, and Pretty MuchThe fast food violates “technological norms.”
  20. The Chain Gang
    Kremlin-Approved RusBurger Replaces McDonald’s in Crimea, PromisesCrimea finally gets a “Taste of Russia.”
  21. Milk Men
    Russian Cheese-Factory Workers Bathed Naked in Milk“Actually our work is pretty boring.”
  22. The Chain Gang
    McDonald’s Shuts Down in CrimeaThe fast-food giant is offering to move workers and their families.
  23. Expansions
    Shake Shack to Open in MoscowIt’ll offer menu items that “cater to Russian tastes and traditions.”
  24. Obesity
    Junk Food Ruining America’s MilitaryA group of retired military leaders are warning that the majority of today’s seemingly eligible recruits are simply too fat for combat.
  25. Mediavore
    Heart Attack Grill Customer Goes Into Cardiac Arrest; Jamie Oliver Finds aThe Naked Chef’s new restaurant has a treasure trove of loot in its basement.
  26. Mediavore
    Yao Ming Forwards Chinese Wine; Sherry Slams Strand HouseThe former NBA star is named as an under-the-radar connoisseur.
  27. Mediavore
    L.A. County Food Stamp Users Set to Reach 1 Million; Russian Army Ate Dog FoodBy the end of 2011, food stamp usage will hit a new high in Los Angeles.
  28. Mediavore
    The United States of Beer; Carl’s Jr. Parent Co. Considers Leaving Carp forMeanwhile, eat the burger chain’s newest menu item at your own risk.
  29. Mediavore
    Steven Fretz Joins Curtis Stone; Valley Village Massacre Victim Survives ElevenThe former XIV chef might also have future restaurant plans with the T.V. chef.
  30. Mediavore
    The Obamas Beat on Beets; Kelis Plans a CookbookThe President and First Lady don’t care for a Slavic staple and a singer hopes her new tome will bring all the foodies to her yard.
  31. Mediavore
    Obama Nightclub Opens in Shanghai; Chocolate Consumption Linked to DepressionVegas glitz comes to Chinese nightlife and a favored sweet could cause the blues.
  32. Mediavore
    7-11 to Sell Its Own Beer; Courage the Dog Gets His Own CupcakeThe country’s third biggest beer retailer creates Game Day brew and the story of a rescued pup inspires a Virginia baker.
  33. Mediavore
    Jeff Henderson Reaches Out to Central Valley Kids; Jumbo Squid Invade SoCal SeaA celeb chef reveals the hard lessons he learned in prison and anglers are pleased about the ocean’s newest bounty.
  34. Mediavore
    Padma Lakshmi Offers Baby Gender Clues; Russia Sets Higher Price on VodkaPadma Lakshmi offers hints to her baby’s identity and Russia makes a move to curb alcoholism.
  35. Mediavore
    The Next Food Social Media Darling; Russia’s Vodka Price FloorsPlus: Muslim deli owners struggle with inventory, and the rise of natural wine bars, all in our morning news roundup.
  36. Mediavore
    Other Uninvited Visitors Score Breakfast with Obama; Charles Dicken’s ToothpickBefore the Salahis, another couple made their way into the White House, while a famous scribe’s toothpick fetched a handsome sum.
  37. Mediavore
    Fat Duck to Serve Whale Vomit For Christmas; Cannabis Cafe Coming to PortlandA British restaurant serves the ultimate in gross-out food, while a Portland Cafe attempts to serve marijuana with food.
  38. Mediavore
    Disney’s Master Sommelier Splits; Food Safety Costs Doubled for Leafy GreensSommelier Michael Jordan leaves Disney to start his own winery and leafy greens farmers are seenig food safety costs sky-rocket.
  39. Mediavore
    Cadbury Plays Ball With Kraft; Spinach Recalled For SalmonellaPlus: Questioning the myth of comfort food; Common Threads raises money