Awards Season

Meet 42 Grams' Jake Bickelhaupt, Chicago's Newest Two-Michelin Starred Chef

From opening to two stars in 10 months flat.

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Watch LA Chef Curtis Stone Plate His Entire Maude Menu in 60 Seconds

Coast through Los Angeles restaurant Maude's tasting menu in 60 seconds.

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Life in Chains: Giving Thanks at Cracker Barrel

Welcome to Life in Chains, where writers share the essential roles played in their lives by chain restaurants—great and grim, wonderful and terrible. Here, Cari Wade Gervin on the sort of family...

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Watch a Brief History of the Hamburger, From Khan to Car Hops

Here's a two-minute lesson from National Geographic Channel's 'EAT: The Story of Food'

Labor Pains

NYC Restaurant Fined $5,000 for 'Unintentionally' Gender-Specific Want Ad

Seeking a "waitress" or "hostess" violates civil rights laws.

EaterWire

'Diner Porn' Book Launches Kickstarter; SFA's Gravy Podcast

Plus a collaboration between Shake Shack and Big Gay Ice Cream.

News

Gluten-Free People Are Really Screwing Over Cheap Italian Chains

As Americans rebel against gluten, sales are down at pasta-centric chains.

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Austin Restaurant Pulls 'Obama Care Margarita' After Twitter Controversy

The Salty Sow calls the drink a "tongue-in-cheek reference" gone wrong.

Obama Endorsed!

White House Appoints Its First-Ever Female Executive Pastry Chef

Both executive chef positions in the White House kitchen are now held by women.

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What Would You Name Your Cat Cafe?

Let's just assume that you're trying to get in on the hottest restaurant trend to sweep across the globe - cat cafes. You've got the cats, cat toys, pastries, and beverages. What are you missing?...

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Sweetgreen, Danny Meyer, and Daniel Boulud: What's Next for the Salad Chain

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Robots Cook Food and Shake Cocktails, What's Next?

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Ace the Ultimate Thanksgiving Turkey With Andrew Carmellini

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Four Suckers Are Spending $35,000 for an Outrageous Thanksgiving Meal at Old Homestead

There's also a $65 option for mere mortals

Lawsuits 1 Comment

McDonald's Worker Falsely Accused of Putting Glass in Big Mac Wins $437K

Two all-beef patties, special sauce and... shards of broken glass?

The Chains

Olive Garden Parent Company Darden Ditches Private Jets

No more corporate planes for Darden execs.

Awards Season

World's 50 Best List Organizers: Voters 'Required to Remain Anonymous'

Blogger Elizabeth Auerbach questions the voting process.

Stunts

Oh Great, TGI Friday's Mistletoe Drones Are Invading America

The potato skin hawkers are bringing their creepy #Togethermas promo to the U.S.

Feuds

Gwyneth Paltrow Takes Aim at Martha Stewart's Sordid Criminal Past

Paltrow gets her revenge via a recipe for a "Jailbird Cake."

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Russia's Largest McDonald's Reopens Following Months of Political Tension

Russia may not hate the McNugget pushers after all.

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