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  1. lawsuits
    Waiter Fired for Excessive Rudeness Says He Was Just Being ‘French’He complains it’s discrimination to call his behavior “aggressive, rude, and disrespectful.”
  2. video feed
    World’s Worst Delivery Guy Caught Sneaking Bites of Pizza He’s About to DeliverHe tried to covertly nibble on some toppings during a quick elevator trip.
  3. Man ‘Adamant’ That Restaurant’s Wage-Gap Discount Is DiscriminatoryHe’s threatened to file a complaint with Ontario’s human-rights commission.
  4. lawsuits
    Passenger Sues Airline for Serving Sparkling Wine Instead of ChampagneThis is about more than “subtle differences between effervescent wines.”
  5. backlashes
    Bar’s ‘Screen Free’ Evenings Denounced by Customers“The Lion & Bright just crossed a line from hip cafe to parody of a hip cafe.”
  6. lawsuits
    Canada’s ‘Pirate’ Trader Joe’s Has Agreed to Throw in the TowelRogue reseller Mike Hallatt was a thorn in T.J.’s side for half a decade.
  7. Obama’s Dinner Date With Trudeau Involved Lobster and StrawberriesThey had a bromantic candlelit meal at trendy Liverpool House.
  8. o canada
    Gin Recalled for Having Too Much AlcoholNext up: saltshakers with too much salt.
  9. very particular sets of skills
    A Café Offered Free Food to Liam Neeson — and He Showed Up to CollectHis very particular skill set came in handy.
  10. trade wars
    Trump Warns Canada That He’s Coming for Its ‘Very Unfair’ Milk PolicyHe vows a new import tax “is not going to be happening for long.”
  11. big tips
    Server Covering for Co-worker Gets Instant Karma in Form of $1,000 TipSometimes karma makes you rich.
  12. video feed
    Is This the Worst Artichoke Dip Ever Made?“It burns!”
  13. news you can booze
    Labatt Has Been Forced to Stop Giving Retired Workers Free Beer for LifeIt was a unique job perk at the brewery for a half-century.
  14. food waste
    Walmart Stores Caught Trashing Food That Hasn’t Even Expired YetThe CBC dug through the company’s trash in Canada and found items that still “appeared to be fresh.”
  15. food fight
    Fed-Up Chef Challenges Local Critics to Actually Cook Something for the PublicHe’s inviting them to prepare a three-course meal for a panel of judges.
  16. lawsuits
    Court Says Canada’s ‘Pirate’ Trader Joe’s Might Violate U.S. LawsBad news for the perennial thorn in the U.S. grocer’s side.
  17. server screwups
    Waiter Arrested for Serving Fish to Customer With Deadly Seafood AllergyThe patron went into a coma after his beef tartare turned out to be raw salmon.
  18. Bad Customers
    Woman Calls 911 to Report That Her Pizza Is Short on CheeseAgain, police don’t care if your delivery order is wrong.
  19. Theft 101
    World’s Worst Dine-and-Dashers Leave Daughter Inside RestaurantPolice say alcohol was involved.
  20. The Chain Gang
    Canadians Tell Burger King’s Bros to Diversify Their All-Male BoardShareholders blast the company’s relocation up north as “a step backwards for diversity.”
  21. Good Gravy
    The White House Will Serve Gourmet Poutine at Tonight’s State DinnerIt marks Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau’s first visit.
  22. Crime Scene
    Boston Chef Busted With a Ton of Drugs at Canadian BorderThings don’t look great for Tim Maslow or his well-regarded Ribelle.
  23. Food Politics
    Congress Wants to Remove Meat-Origin LabelsOtherwise it faces $1 billion in “retaliatory tariffs” from Canada and Mexico.
  24. The Chain Gang
    McDonald’s Is Launching Stand-alone Coffee ShopsThe line between a McDonald’s and a Starbucks gets blurrier.
  25. Acts Of Kindness
    World’s Kindest Sushi Restaurant Gives ‘Lonely’ Customer aThis is sweet.
  26. Food Fight
    Rogue Sap Farmers Clash With Maple-Syrup Officials in Most Canadian Fight EverIf you’re not going to tap by Big Syrup’s rules, then you’re (probably) not going to tap at all.
  27. Video Feed
    Competition Is Stiff for the Beer-Mile World RecordFour beers, four laps, four minutes and 55 seconds.
  28. Health Concerns
    Scientists Have Developed a Pill to Help Gluten-Intolerant PeopleBread and pasta for all.
  29. Barbaric Yelp
    A Chef Went After an Ultracritical Yelper on Live RadioHe waited four years to pen his nasty review.
  30. Crime
    Argument Over Tim Hortons’ Onion Policy Somehow Escalates to Snake“There was quite a lot of screaming going on.”
  31. Video Feed
    McDonald’s Reveals How It Makes McNuggets — And You Won’tThere’s no pink slime, but it’s pretty much all beige slime.
  32. Recalls
    It’s Been a Very Bad Week for CostcoThe company had to recall two different meats.
  33. Oh Canada
    Fake Cronuts Result in Very Real Food PoisoningOptional toppings included egg and extra bacon.
  34. Oh Canada
    Ontario Restaurant Refuses Service to Couple With Baby StrollerIt may be a violation of the Ontario Human Rights Code.
  35. Crustaceans
    21 Strong Reactions to McDonald’s McLobster Sandwich, Now Available in21 tweets about fast food lobster rolls.
  36. Coffee Saints
    Canadians Continue to Gift Each Other With Vast Amounts of Free Tim HortonsExtreme acts of generosity continue in Edmonton, and elsewhere.
  37. Pay It Forward
    Mysterious Canadian Man Buys 500 Strangers Coffee at Tim HortonsNext time, hopefully, he’ll pay in advance for 500 doughnuts.
  38. Most Important Meal
    Toronto Restaurant Sneaky Dee’s Will Kill You With This Breakfast NowTwo enchiladas, two poached eggs, flour tortilla bowl, rice, beans, chili …
  39. The Fudge Report
    Nestle and Mars Accused of Massive Candy-Bar Price-Fixing Conspiracy in CanadaEt tu, Milky Way?
  40. Steamed
    Canadian Lobster Fishermen Demand More Money for Their CatchThere may be a glut of crustaceans, but that’s no reason to pay fishermen less.
  41. Poutine
    Khyber to Serve a Proper Poutine For Tomorrow’s Visit From UnibroueThe brewer is bringing beer, and fresh cheese curds from Canada.
  42. Mediavore
    Celine Dion Now Owns Iconic Canadian Deli; FDA Mulls Ban on BPAThe singer is part of a group that purchased Schwartz’s Deli in Montreal.
  43. The James Weird Awards
    The James Weird Awards: An Aphrodisiac Fungus, a Heavenly Beer Truck, and NapPlus: Canadian bathroom rules, and more, all in this week’s roundup of weird food news.
  44. Mediavore
    Study: Even With Soda Tax Kids Will Be Fat; Germany Pledges Millions to BattlePlus windowsill gardening could be a boon to fresh food-deprived urban areas, and Angelina Jolie digs Spanish food, all in our morning news roundup.
  45. Mediavore
    Former San Gab Mayor Evades Purse-Snatching Charges; The Derby Will Become ChaseAlbert Huang’s bao-fight at a CHinese restaurant doesn’t lead to more serious charges, while a sign of the times hits Los Feliz.
  46. Beer Me
    Seats Still Available for Craft Beers of Canada ClassThe Beer School takes a look at beers from the Great White North.
  47. Mediavore
    Drink Cheap or Die: Governor-Elect Tom Corbett Takes Aim at PLCB Price Hikes;Plus fire damages a historic Bucks County inn, and scientists discover a new species of lizard on restaurant menus in Vietnam, all in our morning news roundup.
  48. Mediavore
    Bourdain Writes A Comic Book; Sriracha Building $40 Million IrwindaleThe No Reservations star officially announces his graphic novel Get Jiro! at New York Comic Con, while Huy Fong Foods Inc. is upgrading its facilities.
  49. Mediavore
    Heinz and Starbucks Cutting Salt; Apollo Buys Out CKE for $693.9 MillionFood companies get an early jump on sodium reduction and the corporation that owns Carl’s Jr. is sold.
  50. Mediavore
    Kirstie Alley Shills for New Weight-Loss Program; Bad Tipper Banned fromThe Cheers actress has a new diet system and a regular gets booted from a Japanese restaurant for skimping on gratuities.
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