Kitchenette: General Mills is Taking Away Your Right to Sue Them

...for doing things like looking at their website or buying one of their products. I am not exaggerating in any way. For obvious reasons, I got unusually feisty on this one, even for me. I may have indirectly implied that three current SCOTUS justices hunt disadvantaged children for sport. That may have happened — I'm… » 4/17/14 8:05pm Thursday 8:05pm

Candy Bars, Ranked

If I learned two things when I ranked Little Debbie Snack Foods, they were that a) there's a lot of humor to be mined from the American junk food industry, and b) absolutely no one on the face of the Earth agrees with me about anything. Clearly, I haven't learned the second lesson, because this week we're throwing down … » 4/16/14 12:06pm Wednesday 12:06pm

Kitchenette: New Behind Closed Ovens

The theme this week is Revenge of the Servers: Customers Who Got What Was Coming to Them. Before anyone reflexively says anything defending these people (I know there's a couple of you who will want to), the customers in these stories are really unrepentantly douchey, and there is no way to defend any of them. » 4/14/14 10:46am 4/14/14 10:46am

Revenge of the Servers: Customers Who Got What Was Coming to Them

Welcome back to Behind Closed Ovens, where we take a look at the best and strangest stories from inside the food industry. This week's theme is the Revenge of the Servers: food employees making sure dickish customers receive their just comeuppance. As always, these are real stories from real readers. » 4/14/14 10:30am 4/14/14 10:30am