- Donald Trump is famous for, among other things, a garbage diet based on a fast-food foundation. Trump has received doctor’s orders to change his ways after a less-than-stellar physical, and a source tells Bloomberg it’s been at least two weeks since the president was seen dining on a hamburger. Instead, soups and salads are now on his menu.
- Starbucks is looking to an ancient Japanese building for one of its next planned locations. The Seattle-based coffee behemoth will open an outpost in an Edo-era castle in Tokyo.
- In an argument against carrying around liquid assets, a professional boxer lost a bag filled with $150,000 in cash and jewelry at rapper Jay-Z’s 40/40 nightclub in New York City early Sunday morning.
- Texas supermarket chain H-E-B has released a reusable grocery bag applied with the image of much-loved singer/designer/author/”Queen of Tejano” Selena Quintanilla, and it’s proven to be so popular, sales crashed the company’s website.
- For the people who want to dress themselves exclusively in garb being peddled by food #brands, here are some new Pizza Hut “pie tops.” These shoes should look nice with some Kentucky Fried Chicken socks and a Taco Bell sweatshirt.
JUST IN: Pizza Hut unveils its second generation “Pie Tops” in marinara red & wheat. Wearer of shoes can order pizza to location of shoes by pressing them, also allows wearer to pause their TV. 50 pairs will be sold by @HYPEBEAST in a couple weeks. pic.twitter.com/8jXG3xSvUe— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) March 5, 2018
- Alec Baldwin reprised his Trump impression on the newest episode Saturday Night Live, saying he’s running the country like “a Waffle House at 2 a.m.” Waffle House’s legion of adoring fans consider this to be a slanderous remark against the Georgia-based greasy spoon chain.
- McDonald’s stock had its worst day ever on Friday, shedding nearly five percent. It wasn’t because Trump is dieting; an analyst group recently said Mickey D’s new dollar menu isn’t meeting sales expectation.
- The newest dietary secret to a long life, as claimed by an extremely old person: beer and potato chips.
- Finally, a four-year-old story about Brooklyn barbecue had Southern Barbecue Twitter losing its collective mind on Sunday. The uproar has resulted in some good jokes.