Jimmy John's Non-Compete Agreements Are Utterly Psychotic

More evidence that Jimmy Johns is the quite possibly the worst company to work for in America: they force their employees — even those at the bottom rungs of the ladder like sandwich makers and delivery drivers — to sign non-competes that would seem overbearing to a governmental espionage agency. » 10/13/14 5:00pm 10/13/14 5:00pm

Here Are All the Wonderful/Horrifying Things I Ate At the MD Ren Faire

The Maryland Renaissance Festival, aka The World Series of Cleavage, features a lot of weird things (its clientele typically chief among them), but it's possible that nothing there is more bizarre than the food. Last weekend, I set out to eat these experiments in gastronomic mad science, because I am just that… » 10/09/14 12:00pm 10/09/14 12:00pm

Dumb Restaurant Customers Are An Infinitely Renewable Resource

Welcome back to Behind Closed Ovens, where we take a look at the best and strangest stories from inside the food industry. Today we bring you more stories of extremely dumb customers, because apparently Kitchenette readers have an inexhaustible supply of those (not that I'm complaining). As always, these are real… » 10/06/14 11:30am 10/06/14 11:30am