Flatizza Vs. Waffle Taco: A Fast-Food Smackdown For The Ages

Fast-food outlets are often criticized by the discount burgeratti for overstating the innovation of their "new" offerings, and for good reason. Every chain has been guilty of twisting an existing menu item two degrees toward novelty by using the same few tired tricks. Maybe they flop another protein patty onto a thing… » 4/17/14 3:19pm Yesterday 3:19pm

KFC Is Bringing Back the Double Down

In recognition of America's insatiable craving for chicken, chicken-like food products, and Frankenfoods, KFC is resurrecting its stomach-turning bunless chicken sandwich, the Double Down. The monster was first introduced in 2010, but its availability in the U.S. has been limited over the past few years. » 4/16/14 1:47pm Wednesday 1:47pm

How To Grill A Flank Steak, The Steak For Socialists

We are Americans (no, not you, Canadians) (OK, you too, c'mon over here ya big galoots), and we like big hunks of steak*. To be precise, we like our own big hunks of steak: We like to saunter into Bob's House of Steak all bowlegged and gimlet-eyed like John Wayne and order for ourselves some great obscene wad of… » 4/12/14 5:03pm 4/12/14 5:03pm

I'm Bon Appétit's Adam Rapoport. Let's Talk About Masters Food.

Adam Rapoport is the editor-in-chief of Bon Appétit; before that, he was GQ's style editor, and before that he was the editor of the restaurant section at Time Out New York and worked as an editor and writer for the James Beard Foundation's Publications Office. He also happens to be a sports fan, and is here today on… » 4/11/14 1:30pm 4/11/14 1:30pm

Sriracha Declared A Public Nuisance; Civilization To Collapse

Ask not for whom the bell tolls, motherfuckers: It tolls for sriracha. In a unanimous, bourgeois-food-world-rocking vote Wednesday evening, the City Council of Irwindale, California declared the noxious hot-sauce fumes emitting from the town's Huy Fong Foods factory a [dun dun dun] public nuisance. » 4/10/14 12:12pm 4/10/14 12:12pm

Chart: Do You Know Your Whiskey?

Whiskey is delicious and fun to drink, but it's tough to keep track of the diverse offerings and industry nomenclature. Pop Chart Lab has your back: Similar to what they did with beer, they've put together a great graphic on the taxonomy of whiskey. They even managed to nail the geographic details of the extremely… » 4/09/14 4:52pm 4/09/14 4:52pm

Anchor IPA and a Spicy Take on a Comfort Food Classic

My love of craft beer began as a form of rejection. The beer I drank had to be the antithesis of light, macro-brewed lagers. It was a view subconsciously inflicted on me by one of my older brothers, the guy who first taught me how to appreciate beer. I followed the lead of a man who had us blow out our taste buds with… » 4/08/14 2:45pm 4/08/14 2:45pm

The Most Insane Customers in Restaurant History

Welcome back to Behind Closed Ovens, where we take a look at the best and strangest stories from inside the food industry. Our theme this week is customers whose behavior was so bizarre that their servers had to wonder if they were being Punk'd, including one legendary customer henceforth known as White Tiger. » 4/08/14 11:33am 4/08/14 11:33am

Here Are Your Best Chicken-Thigh Recipes

Last week, we noted that chicken-thigh recipes were turning up everywhere, making them the It Piece of Spring. Of course, you already knew that chicken thighs are where it's at. And we kinda guessed that would be the case (leg men, every last one of you), so we asked for your favorite preparation. You did not… » 4/04/14 1:32pm 4/04/14 1:32pm

Cap'n Crunch Is Staring at Your Child, Willing Him to Demand Cereal

Kids love shitty sugary cereals with strange, deranged mascots. But why? Lucky Charms taste freeze-dried, for God's sake. Well, it turns out those brightly colored boxes are perfectly designed so terrifying cartoons can stare straight into children's eyes, mesmerizing them into demanding Count Chocula. » 4/04/14 12:41pm 4/04/14 12:41pm

Paula Deen Doesn't Bother to Tell Employees That They're Out of a Job

The stupidly named seafood shack that blew up Paula Deen's empire has been suddenly shut down. Uncle Bubba's Seafood and Oyster House has been closed to "explore development options for the waterfront property on which the restaurant is located." » 4/04/14 11:29am 4/04/14 11:29am

So You Want Cream Cheese And Fish Eggs In Your Pizza Crust, You Say

Looks like you'll have to travel to get it (and also it looks like you might be a lunatic): Pizza Hut locations in Hong Kong are now selling the uncreatively named Fish Roe Salmon Cream Cheese Pizza. As its name suggests, this is a pizza with salmon-flavored cream cheese and roe inside its crust, waiting to emerge and… » 4/03/14 3:39pm 4/03/14 3:39pm