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Why Does Everyone Want to Buy Candy on TikTok Right Now?

From freeze-dried Skittles to chamoy-coated Gushers, nostalgic candies are finding new life — and creating big business — on TikTok

I Am Exhausted by Ramen Hacks

Why Yes, You Can Waffle That

Please Stop Buying Food From Social Media Influencers 

When we buy food off of TikTok, what are we getting, really?

The ‘Toxic Love’ of Twitter’s Most Outlandish Food Warnings

Piling on with "warnings" about Black and diaspora dishes is a playful act of protection — one that inserts Black voices in the center of culinary conversation

Why Apple Cider Vinegar Fans Are Mad at Katy Perry

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The Snackification of Caviar

It seems like everyone on TikTok is trying caviar as a luxurious little treat, thanks to influencer Danielle Matzon

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The Year Creators Took It Offline

From MrBeast’s mall burger restaurant to David Dobrik’s pizzeria and Dylan Lemay’s ice cream shop, YouTube and TikTok’s biggest stars are getting in on owning restaurants

Great! AI Can Generate All the Diaspora Food Writing Tropes

Whether it’s the stinky lunchbox moment or the cut-fruit-as-love food writing narrative, AI knows exactly which notes to hit

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I Freaking Love the Apple Database

Welcome to Orange Pippin, a fruit enthusiast’s fantasia

This TikToker Makes Wax Food Look Deceptively Edible 

If You’re Going to Spend $25 on Cake Mix, Just Buy a Cake

How Black Gloves Took Over Cooking Videos

This TikTok Account From Two Former ‘Bake-Off’ Contestants Is Pure Serotonin

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The Great Food Instagram Vibe Shift

The food blogger aesthetic has given way to something more realistic and DIY: Laissez-faire Instagram food is here

We’re Always Falling for Fake Food Stunts

Will TikTok’s ‘Butter Board’ Become the Next Charcuterie Board?

Can I Eat It? And Other Questions We Have About Food in the Metaverse

Facebook Scammers Stole Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars Posing as Luxury Restaurant Suppliers

The discounted Alaskan king crab legs and caviar were too good to be true

How ‘Buy Nothing’ Facebook Groups Are Emerging as Sites for Mutual Aid

TikTok’s Viral ‘Healthy Coke’ Concoction Is Better Than You Think

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Meet the TikToker Going Viral by Baking His Way Through Great Depression-Era Cookbooks

When B. Dylan Hollis started making lost-to-time recipes like broiled humdingers and pork cakes, he had no clue he was on the path to TikTok stardom

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An Eater Critic’s Night Out With a TikTok Food Influencer

Butter TikTok Is My New Favorite Digital Rest Stop

For Restaurant Owners, Instagram Hacks Create Major Headaches

Businesses are more reliant on Instagram than ever — which means more pain when they get locked out

TikTok’s Current Self-Soothing Obsession Is Watching Strangers Restock Their Fridges

This Dungeons and Dragons TikToker Lets Dice Decide His Daily Sandwich Contents

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The Nicolas Cage ‘Square Tube Pasta’ Mystery, Solved

Will Baking Make You Happy?

These Are the Worst Kinds of Viral Food TikToks

Woman Finds Window of Hotel Room Opens Directly Into Operating Restaurant