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  1. big tips
    A Restaurant Customer Left a $900 Tip for Her Pregnant Server“I don’t know if she really understands how much this is going to help us this season.”
  2. Man Being Chased by Police Cannot Resist Stopping at In-N-OutHe took a drive-through detour.
  3. Horrible Things
    Food-Truck Owner Claims Devil Made Him Barbecue the Family DogPolice suspect it may have been the drugs he used.
  4. Video Feed
    Del Taco Manager Fired for Profane RantFamous last words to anyone with a camera: “Where you gonna post it? YouTube?”
  5. Surprise Endings
    Mexican Restaurateur Claims Business Spiked After Supporting TrumpGetting kissed by the Donald typically doesn’t end this well.
  6. Racism
    People Still Offended by ‘Illegal Pete’s’The burrito chain with the terrible name just keeps on offending people.
  7. Discrimination
    A Bar Kicked Out a Transgender Woman Because Staff Assumed She Was a MaleShe was just there to watch the Belmont Stakes.
  8. Feel-Good Stories
    Burger King Franchise Owner Sells Lavish Gifts to Help Out EmployeesHe sold a brand-new Corvette and Rolex, both gifted by the chain.
  9. Lawsuits
    Chipotle’s Legal Team Forces Independent Pizzeria to Change Its NameIt had nothing to do with peppers.
  10. Pizza Pizza
    Chris Bianco Sends Care Packages of Wheat to Jimmy KimmelThe late-night host has Casa Bianco’s wheat sent to him directly.
  11. Mexican Food
    Big Mama Chimichanga DramaRaising Arizona and chimichangas.
  12. Chef Shuffle
    Matt Hiebsch Takes Over the Kitchen at JG DomesticAs one chefs departs for Garces’ Western expansion, another steps up to take over.
  13. Empire Building
    Garces Goes West For His Next ProjectGarces’ Western Expansion will bring a Distrito clone as well as other concepts to Arizona.
  14. Mediavore
    Pepsi Still Can’t Beat Coke; Bigger Forks Mean Less EatingTry as it might, the perennial runner-up can’t exceed its competition in gaining shares.
  15. Openings
    Taberna Mexicana Brings Rabbit Enchiladas and $18 Tacos to Beverly Hills TonightChef Alex Padilla brings an Arizona Mexican restaurant to 90210, gives Mexico credit for inventing fideo, and has some creative takes on ceviche and tacos.
  16. Mediavore
    Gaddafi’s Sons Fight Over Coca-Cola Plant; Virbila Gives a First-Look to PlayaA battle over bottling brews in Libya, while John Sedlar’s latest restaurant gets a positive nod from The L.A. Times.
  17. Mediavore
    Lion Meat Tacos in Arizona; Orange Is The New BlackBoca Tacos delights in making its product from exotic meats, while eating more carrots might make you too sexy for your skin.
  18. Coming Soon
    UnPhogettable Coming to West HollywoodAn Arizona restaurant of the same name could take issue at sharing the pun.
  19. Mediavore
    Sarah McLachlan Makes Chocolate; McDonald’s Heir Beaten and RobbedThe singer packs them in Tupperware for Lillith Fair rehearsals while Geoffrey McDonald loses $376,000 to violent thieves.
  20. Mediavore
    Jessica Seinfeld Wins Cookbook Case; Koo Koo Roo Closing Ten StoresA recipe plagiarism suit is dismissed and a bankrupt chicken chain will only leave three SoCal stores.
  21. Video Feed
    New Doc Details Tool Frontman as WinemakerThe intense singer is shown working the land and acting intense.
  22. Mediavore
    Julio Cesar Chavez Enters The Restaurant Ring; Whole Foods’ Sales Pick UpA boxing champ becomes a restaurateur and a health food mega-store has a good end to a rough year.