- Whoa: Food Network star Ree Drummond (aka the Pioneer Woman) is the 23rd largest landowner in the U.S., presiding over more than 400,000 acres in Oklahoma. The lifestyle queen serves thousands of customers a day at her mercantile and will also soon open a hotel.
- Economists say restaurant spending is down and, surprise, they’re blaming millennials.
- Sean Hannity asks his fans to stop smashing their Keurig coffee machines after the brand pulled its advertising from his show:
Hold on to your coffee machines @keurig has recognized it got caught up & misled by a bigot. Still giving away coffee machines, which brand has yet to be determined. Stay tuned. https://t.co/Af1FUCa3Br— Sean Hannity (@seanhannity) November 13, 2017
- Just what America needs: Another restaurant from a Real Housewives cast member.
- A former Budweiser executive believes weed is the new beer.
- Maybe just skip cooking for Thanksgiving altogether and serve these turkey-and-gravy and pumpkin pie-flavored potato chips.
- Viral tweet alert: A dude in Iowa posted a photo of a Pop Tart and American cheese sandwich, and it was so horrifying the police got involved:
You ain’t from Iowa if you never had one of these pic.twitter.com/KSHyLD0mhv— Chris Jorgensen (@cjorgensen79) November 10, 2017
You’re under arrest https://t.co/ixOFBuN2pQ— IowaStateU Police (@ISUPD) November 13, 2017
- Move over, pizza rat, avocado rat is here — and it was spotted in Brooklyn, naturally.
- Forget counting sheep: A doner kebab stand in Nova Scotia set up a 24-hour livestream of meat rotating on a spit. Mmmm.
- Nation’s Restaurant News takes a look at the enduring appeal of In-N-Out. Consultant Arlene Spiegel sums it up: “They are not just selling a burger, but a nostalgic, comforting experience that adds that special ‘emotional sauce’… In-N-Out in particular is very democratic, non-elitist in its accessibility and price point.”