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  1. controversies
    Here Are 13,253 More Reasons to Avoid ChipotleThe state of Massachusetts just hit the restaurant chain with a $1.3 million fine for child-labor violations.
  2. lawsuits
    San Antonio Has Spent $315,000 to Keep Chick-fil-A OutThe Texas city is embroiled in two lawsuits and a government investigation since barring the chicken-sandwich chain from the local airport.
  3. controversies
    A Police Officer Lied About Having ‘Pig’ Written on His Coffee CupNot to be confused with the police officer who actually did have ‘pig’ written on his coffee cup in November.
  4. whoops
    Turns Out Padma Lakshmi and Priyanka Chopra Are Different PeopleThe New Yorker learned a hard lesson about confusing South Asian people over the weekend.
  5. controversies
    A Nation Divided: Does Old Bay Belong on Grits?A food debate for the ages.
  6. controversies
    Everything You Need to Know About the Starbucks ‘Pig’ ControversyA barista wrote “pig” on a police officer’s coffee cup, but that’s only the beginning.
  7. chains
    Entire Internet Gathers to Roast Papa John“Papa John casually animorphing into a garlic knot.”
  8. controversies
    Another Churro Vendor Arrested in New York CityAnd de Blasio defends the NYPD’s arrest of a vendor on Friday.
  9. controversies
    Salt Bae Pays $230,000 to Ex-Servers in Wage-Theft SuitFour servers at his Manhattan steakhouse say the restaurant had a shady tipping policy that violated local laws.
  10. controversies
    A Video of a Churro Vendor Being Arrested Has Sparked OutrageThe woman was confronted by four cops in Brooklyn.
  11. controversies
    Chick-fil-A Expanded to England. Days Later, It Announced Its Departure.The conservative chicken chain won’t last long in the United Kingdom.
  12. controversies
    Restaurant Server Fired After Refusing to Serve ‘Transphobic’ CoupleNow the restaurant is at the center of the controversy.
  13. controversies
    ‘World’s 50 Best Bars’ List Faces Backlash Over ‘Industry Icon’ AwardAcclaimed bartender Charles Schumann returned the award this week after sexist statements came to light.
  14. controversies
    A Retrial Has Been Ordered in Thomas Keller’s Pregnancy Discrimination CaseThe plaintiff filed an appeal two weeks after the verdict was reached.
  15. sexual harassment
    It Took 20 Months for Eataly to Remove Mario BataliThe 58-year-old chef has now been removed from his two most significant business ventures.
  16. controversies
    Momofuku Donated Profits From All NYC Restaurants to Charity on FridayThe move came a day after founder David Chang issued a stern rebuke to investor Stephen Ross for supporting President Trump.
  17. controversies
    Chefs and Restaurant Owners Scramble to Distance Themselves From Stephen RossThe Trump-supporting billionaire is an investor in a number of big-name food ventures.
  18. controversies
    Everything You Need to Know About the DoorDash Tip ScandalThe company was criticized, again, for tip skimming.
  19. controversies
    Starbucks Barista Asks Cops to Leave After They Make Customers ‘Uncomfortable’As you’d guess, the chain quickly apologized.
  20. controversies
    Thomas Keller’s Discrimination Trial Begins TodayThe plaintiff alleges that the chef’s company forced her out after she became pregnant.
  21. controversies
    Esca’s Revenue Dropped 30 Percent After Mario Batali Scandal BrokeChef Dave Pasternack has bought the seafood restaurant outright with plans to revamp.
  22. controversies
    Christina Tosi and Milk Bar Will Rename Their ‘Crack Pie’The bakery chain is tweaking one of its most famous items.
  23. controversies
    Controversy Erupts Over ‘Clean’ Chinese Restaurant Opening in New YorkLucky Lee’s is at the center of an online firestorm.
  24. controversies
    Every Chef and Restaurant Owner Accused of Sexual Misconduct in the #MeToo EraUpdates on all those accused, including the announcement that Mario Batali has been bought out of his ownership in B&B Hospitality.
  25. controversies
    Mario Batali Has Given Up Ownership of His RestaurantsEight months after execs at his restaurant group said he would do so.
  26. controversies
    Journalists Arrested for Inserting Salt Bae Into the Last SupperJordan’s government accused them of inciting sectarian strife.
  27. controversies
    Mario Batali’s Empire in the Wake of Mario BataliA year after allegations against him emerged, anyone who eats at Babbo is still filling his pockets.
  28. controversies
    Asia Argento Says Accuser Payoff Was Anthony Bourdain’s IdeaAccording to the actress, Bourdain wanted to handle the matter privately and help her accuser economically.
  29. sports
    Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest May Go High-tech Next Year“I doubt we can put the microchip on the tongue or in the esophagus,” says Major League Eating president Rich Shea.
  30. controversies
    How Mekelburg’s Got Caught Up in a Story About a Hate-Spewing Twitter TrollThe troll was revealed to be the owner’s sister, causing them to release a statement declaring that the woman has no affiliation with their business.
  31. controversies
    NYC Shames Lawyer Who Threatened to Call ICE on Spanish-Speaking Cafe EmployeeHis name is Aaron Schlossberg, and it turns out that this isn’t the first time an outburst has been caught on video.
  32. New York Restaurant Quickly Cancels NRA Fundraiser After BacklashThe event at Gargiulo’s was announced just two weeks after the Parkland school shooting.
  33. controversies
    A Coney Island Restaurant Will Host an NRA Fundraiser Next MonthRaffles are planned for at least seven different firearms.
  34. controversies
    The Fake-Bullet-Hole Bar Finally Took Down Its Controversial WallThe owner had refused to, despite demands from locals since July.
  35. controversies
    People Are Still Protesting the Bullet-Hole Bar in Crown HeightsOne neighborhood resident doesn’t believe Summerhill is long for this world.
  36. controversies
    What’s Next for Summerhill, the Bar That’s Infuriated Crown Heights?It seems unlikely that it can continue with business as usual.
  37. controversies
    Crown Heights Neighbors Holding an Open Forum to Protest a Controversial New BarOrganizers say the bar’s owner profits “by perpetuating violent and ridiculous stereotypes.”
  38. unthinkable
    The Washington Post Will Cancel Its Beloved Annual Peeps ContestIt’s been a brutal couple of weeks in Washington, D.C.
  39. controversies
    As If We Don’t Have Enough to Worry About Today, Toblerone Messed With Its CandyHotel minibars will never be the same.
  40. Missives
    The Mast Brothers Respond“… We never claimed to make all our chocolate exclusively from bean to bar in those early days.”
  41. Controversies
    Out-of-Touch Restaurant Owner Compares Breast-feeding Customers to ToplessHe’s since apologized, and says he meant the comment “lightheartedly.”
  42. Controversies
    Jamie Oliver Faces Backlash After Hiring a Convicted RapistThe celebrity chef’s team defends their decision, saying that David Mason served his time and deserves a shot at rehabilitating his life.
  43. Potluck
    A Lot of People Were Outraged by Michael Ruhlman’s Response to a“I like girls in kitchen a lot: it does bring that testosterone level down a little bit, it makes it not so aggressive,” a British chef said recently.
  44. Controversies
    Bookstores Scramble to Deal With the Thug Kitchen Controversy“There are definitely times and places for defiant stances to be made, but in this instance we think the occasion for dialogue is perhaps far more helpful.”
  45. Controversies
    Obama’s ‘Latte’ Salute Managed to Offend a Lot of People WhoStarbucks seems to win this round, no matter what.
  46. Controversies
    Balthazar’s Bathroom Attendants Will Keep Their JobsPhew.
  47. Controversies
    The Staff Meal Versus Phantom Pheud IntensifiesNow they’re posting about Grub Street on Facebook!
  48. Controversies
    Staff Meal Refuses to Feed the Phantom GourmetThe Andelman brothers have been banned from the Staff Meal truck.
  49. Controversies
    New Hampshire’s Only Chick-fil-A Will Sponsor a Gay Pride ParadeLive free or die.
  50. Controversies
    Quincy Church Jilts the Tilted KiltScottish maidens in bras and mini-kilts strikes one church as un-holy.
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