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New Zealand

  1. the chain gang
    Domino’s Finally Gives the World Pizza by Drone DeliveryLife-changing news for pie eaters who are lazy and bored.
  2. bad ideas
    McDonald’s Online Create-a-Burger Contest Got Out of Hand Very QuicklyGive the public a chance to name things, and you know it’s going to get gross fast.
  3. Crime Scene
    New Zealand Facing Spike in High-Volume Avocado HeistsThere have been nearly 40 reported incidents of thieves raiding orchards since January.
  4. News You Can Booze
    New Zealand Gas Stations Are Selling Fuel Made From BeerAn ingenious brewery figured out leftover yeast is actually a great alternative fuel.
  5. Sexy Fruit
    New Zealand Government Using Taxpayer Funds to Develop Naked, Hairless Kiwi“Kiwi sommeliers” are working hard, too.
  6. What a Pita
    Fast-Food Shop Fires Employees Via Facebook“You don’t have a job anymore.”
  7. Yeast of Their Problems
    Spiteful New Zealand Baker Convinced Poop-Shaped Cake Is the New CronutUnfortunately, some people agree.
  8. Other Cities
    New Zealand Taqueria Serves Fisherman’s Wharf BurritoThe Fisherman’s Wharf Shrimp Burrito consists of shrimp with salsa ranchero, rice, our special blended cheese, lettuce, pico de gallo and sour cream
  9. Mediavore
    Justin Bieber Benefits Food Banks; Tom Colicchio Prepares GnocchiThe teen singer tells Matt Laurer his mother fed her family by going to food banks, too.
  10. 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.
  11. Mediavore
    Horse Semen Hits Restaurants; Seven Grand Coming to LAXAn unusual delicacy is all the rage in New Zealand.
  12. Mediavore
    Schools Debate on Flavored Milk; Kiwis Object to KFC’s Double DownJamie Oliver will probably take most of the credit for this one.
  13. The Golden Arches
    Do McDonald’s Cheeseburgers Hold the Secret to Eternal Life?Could the key to a long life simply be a daily cheeseburger and hot chocolate?
  14. Mediavore
    $24,000 of Cannabis-Infused Food Seized; Who’s Complaining at NomaPolice capture 4,000 marijuana-laced edibles, while “Americans” ruin another good thing while traveling abroad.
  15. Oenophile
    Providence Pairs With Craggy Range TonightThe influential New Zealand winemaker will pair with a five-course menu at L.A.’s creative seafood sanctuary.
  16. Mediavore
    Salinger’s Fiction Was Heavy with Food; Is Pork the New Viagra?The mysterious late author used eating as a device and Argentina’s president offers a new aphrodisiac.
  17. 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.
  18. Neighborhood Watch
    Vendors at Red Hook Ball Fields Postpone OpeningBrooklyn Heights: Brooklyn Pigfest, a major outdoor barbecue event at the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge, is slated for May 12. [The Food Section] Financial District: Front Street sees the soft opening of New Zealand gastropub Nelson Blue. [Eater] Midtown West: Haven’t made it to Insieme? Jason Perlow’s photo-essay chronicles, in loving and lingering detail, every course at Marco Canora’s new restaurant. [Off the Broiler] Landmarc at the Time Warner Center makes a mean-looking burger. [Gothamist] Red Hook: A new stoplight at the intersection of Van Brunt and Sullivan streets should help ease traffic caused by Fairway. [The Brooklyn Paper] Opening day for the ball fields’ food stands has been postponed, for one more week! [Gowanus Lounge] Flatiron: Eleven Madison Park declines to keep their trial pastry chef, Richard Bies; until they hire a permanent replacement for Nicole Kaplan, Daniel Humm himself is handling the dessert program. [Grub Street] Related: Nicole Kaplan Ditching Eleven Madison Park
  19. What to Eat Tonight
    From Venison to Grouse: Game On! With Tim Love and Ted Turner having recently opened game restaurants here — Lonesome Dove Western Bistro and Ted’s Montana Grill, respectively — it’s a good time for us to consider wild animals: how free and beautiful they are and where you can currently eat them. There are some excellent New York restaurants that feature out-of-the-mainstream meats, especially in the fall.