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$1.5 Million Lawsuit – All For An Extra Napkin!
McDonald’s is in the news for all wrong reasons, yet again. While it is usually for selling unhealthy food, the company is now in the spotlight for not providing enough napkins to a customer! Yes, the man has decided... -
This Single Post Made A Silent Bakery Flourish!
Social media users are the best to offer practical help, and Redditors have proved this fact time and again. Do you remember how they sent pizzas for a 2-year-old cancer patient to make her happy? Now, they have made a... -
Would You Stay At One Of These Crazy Hotels?
Love to go to queer spots for a vacation? For an adventure seeker, even the place of accommodation can matter a lot. What if the hotel you stay at is a strange place in itself, like one carved out of ice or a sea hotel with pools in... -
Invisible Vending Machines - Coke's V-day Surprise
Of late, Coca-Cola seems to be bent on garnering attention in unique ways. With touchy video ads made for Chinese New Year and Super Bowl this year, their contribution for Valentine’s Day stands different too. This year, the... -
Food Industry Gets A Healthy Gluten-free Boost
It is the desire of the people that drives industry and the food industry is no exception either. The buzz word of 2014 is ‘gluten free’ and the industry has been going bonkers trying to cash in on the demand . With the producers of breakfast cereals,... -
Restaurant Offers Hugs That Heal
It is indeed moving when regular businesses forget their business motive and do some good for the society. “Tim’s Place,” a restaurant located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, leads by example to show what a hug and embrace can do in... -
This Trio Lived Life King Size Without A Penny
What do irresponsible fraudulent men do when they grow old? Continue their fraud in a better way! That’s what three retired men did at a 5-star Swiss chalet. After having a good time and raising the hotel bill to... -
Fake Foods! Where Is Uk’s Food Industry Heading?
When you order a pizza with ham topping, you don’t expect chicken – do you? A prawn dish is supposed to contain prawn, right? Sadly, this is not the case in UK! A shocking study has revealed that more than a third of the foods sold in... -
Salad Vending Machine Takes Chicago By Storm
Why do people resort to junk food when they are hungry? Because fast food is easily available at a stone’s throw. Grabbing a pack of fries or chips is easier than visiting a restaurant to eat something healthy, right? What if nutritious... -
Look At How Mcdonald's Commercials Fool You…
Are you someone who gets wooed by catchy advertisements ? If yes, you need to know that what the ads show isn’t what you actually get! Have you ever asked yourself “is the Big Mac really so big?” Chances are that you may not... -
Why America Is Beautiful? - Ask Coca-cola!
Coca-Cola has made its touching mark again - this time in America. If you had watched the company’s Super Bowl ad , you’d know what we are talking about. The ad shows how the country has become home to many people... -
Pepsico Goes From “natural” To "simply”
It seems like PepsiCo has had enough of getting sued for calling its products “natural.”. If you have been buying any of its products because they are called “natural,” chances are that you may not find the word anymore on... -
Would You Like A Stay On This Mobile Hotel?
Hotel business is one that is profitable, and if you do that innovatively, it definitely catches a lot of attention. You have probably heard about the beer-themed hotel and the airplane restaurant, but have you heard about a ... -
Ever Tasted A Green Tea Chocolate?
Chocolate lovers in Japan have a reason to rejoice. Their all-time favorite Kit Kat, which sounds like Kitto Katsu meaning “you’ll win for sure”, is available in a variety of flavors at the world’s first specialty Kit... -
A Sweet Shop Only For Kids! No Entry For Adults!
Do you prefer to shop alone without your kids? Well, if you live in Japan, your kids might take a revenge on you now! An innovative sweet shop has opened in the country which lets only the younger ones inside! And what... -
Wanna Dine In This Airplane Restaurant?
What do you do with a vehicle that can’t be used? You’d probably keep it safely until further use or give it away. But what can be done with an airplane that is of no use anymore? Turn it into a restaurant, of course!... -
Enjoy Your Second Childhood By Wearing A Bib
Do you dread eating while dressed in your finery because you are sure to spill the food all over your dress front? After all, you cannot always have a snow white napkin tucked into your shirt front while eating at restaurants. So is there any solution or do... -
Want Tastier Bacon? Then Search For Mangalitsa!
If Americans got fed up of eating bacon, which we doubt would ever happen, there would still be a tastier variety available to keep the bacon fan club existing. Wonder what we are talking about? Well, we are referring to a ... -
Chefs Do Not Want To Wear Gloves!
Wouldn’t you be glad if the people handling your food wore gloves? Don’t you think it is a hygienic way to adopt? Well, most chefs don’t think so! Many of them are opposing a new law put forth by the State of California which... -
Let Your Car Order Pizza For You!
Even if you fight the urge to stop gorging on pizzas, it looks like your car won’t let you in peace. Ford Sync, the built-in communications and entertainment system that allows telephone calls and other functions using voice... -
Going Organic? Be Ready To Face A Jail Term!
Just when many of us are turning to organic produce, a French court has fined a winemaker for refusing to use chemical pesticides. He faces a jail term of six months and a fine of 30,000 euros (USD $41,000) for going organic! This has... -
5 Things You’d Be Shocked To See At Walmart China
It is normal for businesses to expand globally. But when they do, they try their best to stick to the local preferences and culture. One classic example for that is Walmart China . The brand has so well blended into the... -
Wal-mart Sells Fox Meat!
We have heard enough about food scandals in 2013, and here is a fresh one to begin this year! Wal-Mart China has been fooled into buying fox meat from a supplier, instead of donkey meat. The adulteration came to light when... -
Vending Machine That Are As Health Conscious As You
It looks like policy makers in the US aren’t going to slow down in their battle against obesity. While they earlier wanted restaurant menu cards to show the calorie count of each dish, they have now turned their focus to... -
Are We Really Short Of Food?
We have been plagued by the fear of global food insecurity for a while now, but are we really short of food? Even in the year 2008, which was supposed to be a year of food crisis, we managed to feed 11 billion people. What is really... -
Are We At The End Of Breakfast Cereal Era?
Is breakfast cereal something that you have been eating regularly in the mornings? Have you, by any chance, changed your preferences recently and switched over to something else? Well, it seems that most Americans aren’t... -
Red Lobster Soon To Be Up For Sale Or Spinoff
Chances are that you may not be able to have your beloved shrimp scampi from the famous Red Lobster menu in the future! Darden has announced that the restaurant will be either up for sale or spinoff, owing to low customer turnout. The... -
Tableware That You Will Never Have To Clean
Who likes all the dirty dishes left after a party? During such occasions, don’t you just wish you could wave a magic wand to clean and clear them up? Well, you wouldn’t really need one if you have one of this ... -
A Supermarket Only For The Poor
A financial crisis can be difficult to deal with, especially if you have a family to take care of. In extreme situations, the needy are often left with what is given to them, than being able to buy what they really need. To make things... -
Starbucks’ Vintage Avatar Takes You To 1900s
You can trust Starbucks to come up with something unique in whatever it does. From building stores using old shipping containers to converting a train into a mobile coffee bar, the beverage giant has something new to showcase... -
Unique Cutlery Disappears From London Cafe
How often have you found yourself reaching for a second spoon while preparing a drink? If you do that often, then here’s a new double-headed spoon which you can use for scooping as well as stirring. Does that sound interesting to... -
And The Tastiest Rice In The World Is
Rice has arrived and how! No longer considered a calorie-carrier, people are looking at rice with a more positive attitude, which was represented at the " Rice Traders World Rice Conference ," held in Hong Kong in November 2013. In this event, the... -
Mcdonald’s Eyewash Attempt To Help Workers
You must be aware of the recent fast food workers' protest asking for higher wages and better work conditions. It has been months since the issue is going on, but it looks like McDonald’s has decided to take it lightly. Instead of... -
Tesco’s Trucks Play Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde
When you buy groceries from a supermarket, what is your usual presumption? That the food was handled and transported hygienically, right? Tesco , a large retailer in UK, has decided not to meet with this basic expectation of... -
Drug Lords Taint Blood Avocados
Guacamole and avocado salad are both nutritious and tasty and millions of Americans consume it every day. However, not many know from where the avocadoes are sourced or about what the farmers have to go through while trying to grow the nutritious fruit ... -
A Cafe To Catch Some Much-needed Sleep
Sleep deprivation can make all hell break lose! If you aren’t sure about that, simply ask a mom! Having to juggle between kids, household chores, and office work, sleep often takes a backseat in a woman’s schedule.... -
Bring Your Own Chopsticks In China
When the entire world is dealing with food wastes, Japan and China are dealing with yet another massive wastage – discarded chopsticks! Both the countries are heavy chopstick users, which ultimately get discarded and pose a... -
A Tea Room Where Only Inhaling Is Allowed
Tea lovers, here’s something interesting for y’all. If you thought that sipping a hot a cup of tea is the only way to experience the flavorful beverage, you are wrong! " Camellia Tea House" in London has experimented a ... -
Starbucks Finds A New Way To Capture Business
Starbucks is known to do things differently, but in Switzerland, it has taken a path less trodden by any other coffee shop. Wonder what it is? Despite having stores located around the world, the coffee chain wants to cash in on the... -
Sprinkles Cupcakes Sells Cute Toys For The Holidays
With every food company seeking to introduce new dishes this holiday season, Sprinkles Cupcakes has come up with something non-edible – Toys! The cupcake shop has introduced mini bakery sets and mini toy cupcakes ... -
Caged Hens Are Happier Than Free-range Ones
When it comes to buying eggs, do you always prefer the ones from a free-range farm? If you believe that these chickens are happier and healthier than their caged counterparts, you are in for a shock. A study has revealed caged birds lead... -
Good Seats For Good-looking Diners
You’ve probably heard of restaurants that are discriminated based on skin color, but have you heard of discrimination based on beauty? Well, there are a couple of restaurants in France which do that! They seat beautiful diners at... -
Should Kmart Open So Early On Thanksgiving
You would think people should be grateful if a leading chain of supermarkets offers to open at 6 AM on Thanksgiving Day. Kmart thought so too but its move has seriously backfired.
Shoppers, angry at the Kmart employees having to... -
You Can Start Counting Your Almonds
If you have been worrying about a possible chocolate famine and wine shortage in future, there is one more you can add to your worry list. This time, it is almonds. Being a vital ingredient for baked goods, almonds are in... -
10,000 Starbucks Jobs For Veterans, Military Spouses
With Veterans Day approaching on November 11, 2013, veterans and their families have good news from Starbucks. The coffee giant has committed to provide 10,000 new jobs to veterans and to the spouses of active military personnel in... -
Have A Drink And Pet An Owl
You can always trust the Japanese to come up with something weird all the time. The country is now home to several novelty cafes, where food is served in special surroundings. One of these is an owl café in Tsukishima, Tokyo . ... -
Is This Pepsi Ad Foolish Or Brilliant?
Taking on your rival while advertising can sometimes backfire , and this has likely happened with one of Pepsi’s Halloween ads . The ad you see above was taken for Pepsi by a Belgium-based ad company. Here, a Pepsi can comes in... -
Suvir Saran To Open Restaurant In San Francisco
Suvir Saran , the first chef to get a Michelin Star for an Indian restaurant in the US, is all set to open another in San Francisco. The new restaurant will be a farm-to-table restaurant featuring California cuisine and is expected... -
Big Mac Sold For 100 Dollars
The McDonald’s at Bridgeport, West Virginia, had a new kind of a promotion to celebrate their new restaurant. No, they weren’t selling anything at a discounted rate. On the contrary, their idea was to sell a Big Mac for $100! What... -
Tax On Fizzy Drinks To Cut Down Obesity
You have been hearing healthcare advocates harping over obesity and its ill effects, but do you think that has changed people’s food and drink habits? Well, no! People are eating and drinking as usual with no concern about getting obese.... -
City Fumes Over Sriracha's Hotness
Even as the Americans have developed the taste for Sriracha , the Asian hot chili sauce , the residents of the Irwindale City in California are quite displeased with it. Well, it’s not the taste of the sauce that has caused the... -
Drones Fight Apple Scabs Too
The ugly lesions on the skin of apples and their leaves known as scabs are a troublesome feature that the farmers have to contend with. While these fungal infections do not alter the flavor of the fruit in any way, the scabs leave the apple marred and... -
Starbucks Vs Starbung - The Fight For Logo
Can a mouse outrun a monster? "Starbucks" seems to think so. The coffee giant has sued a small coffee stall in Thailand for having a logo very similar to its own. It is not only the logo which bears resemblance, but also the... -
Restaurant's Unique Idea To Improve Capacity
Choosing a cozy corner at a restaurant is understandable, but would someone really look for an elevated place to watch others or to be watched? We don’t think so! However, the owners of Tao Downtown , a restaurant in New York City,... -
5 Tips To Avoid Food Waste In Your Kitchen
We have heard enough about food wastages and how 50% of the food made around the globe is actually dumped into the bins. However, do you think there is nothing that you, as an individual, can do about this global issue? Well, you may... -
Get Ready For A Chocolate Famine
Are you someone who can’t stop gorging on chocolates? Hmm, you may not be able to do that soon! Experts have warned that there could be a shortage of cocoa beans in 7 years and that chocolate would soon be sold only at a premium... -
Britain Dumps £15 Billion Worth Of Food Each Year
You probably know that the entire world wastes about 50% of the food it makes , but the statistics are getting clearer now, at least with respect to Britain. A new research supported by "Love Food Hate Waste" reveals that ... -
Al Gore: The Could Have Been Owner Of Twitter
Al Gore, the 45 th Vice President of the United States, is not quite known for his tact. Few, however, know that Gore had become greedy for Twitter back in 2009 . While the Ex Veep had no qualms about taking over the social networking site from co... -
A Drool-worthy Chocolate Fashion Show
For all you chocolate lovers out there in London, there is an event that you should not miss! The National Chocolate Week during October 14 - October 20, 2013 brings you everything chocolatey including the world’s ... -
Ronald Mcdonald’s Sculpture By Artist Banksy
What’s the big deal about Ronald McDonald’s sculpture, you often find it outside every McDonald’s – you say? Well, the sculpture you see above is not the regular kind. It is a fiberglass statue by Banksy, a much celebrated... -
Stranger Pays For Diagnosed Fellow Diner
In a world where one doesn’t even care for the neighbor next door, there is a man who showed undue kindness to diners who sat at the next table at a restaurant. The man who liked to remain anonymous paid for a mother and daughter,... -
Baby Boy Born On Mcdonald's Restroom Floor
Fast food joints, being the most frequented places, are witnessing a lot of action these days. The McDonald’s at Lake Wales, Florida, got super busy as a young pregnant woman who stopped by suddenly went into labor . Her... -
First Toilet-themed Restaurant In Us
Toilet and food can no way come close to each other, right? Well, not so anymore in America! The country has got its first toilet-themed restaurant in California , which serves food in miniature toilet bowls. Now how appetizing is that?... -
Starbucks Built With Shipping Containers
We have heard of recycling paper and plastic to make new products, but Starbucks has taken it one step further. The company has recycled shipping containers to make a new store in Edgewater, Chicago.
Moscow Restaurant Hires Only Identical Twins
You go to a restaurant, order food, and find that your waiter has simply disappeared after attending to you once. You try to look around and locate him with great difficulty to give your next order. Is this a common circumstance that you... -
A Cpu That Brews Coffee For You
How often have you yearned to drink a hot cuppa coffee, but can’t afford to get up from your workstation because of work load? That’s a common occurrence on most afternoons right? Somebody like you thought this was great inconvenience... -
Beer-themed Inn To Open In Delaware
If you are a beer lover, how would you like to spend a weekend in a beer-themed hotel ? Well, if you visit Delaware in Spring 2014, you might be able to do that. " Dogfish Head Brewery" in the State is planning to open its... -
A Plea From An Orangutan For Help
Did you know that the palm oil used in making several American snacks are causing Sumatran orangutans go homeless ? Wonder what's the connection?
Indonesian rainforests provide habitat to some of... -
Burger King Japan Brings Out Ninja Burgers
Burger King Japan is trying to attract its customers with yet another curious little burger – Kuro Ninja (or Black Ninja). This new burger has a black bun on top with a thick bacon strip that hangs out like a tongue... -
Mcdonald's To Lure Kids With Books, Temporarily
Having been accused of enticing kids with toys to eat its not-so-healthy meals, McDonald’s is probably now trying to set the record straight. The fast food giant is going to hold back toys from its Happy Meals in theUS for at least... -
Sea Cucumber Cost Chinese Official His Job
How would you like to have the most expensive sea cucumbers and rare seafood delicacies at a wedding? A lavish Chinese wedding, the expenses of which reportedly went over 1.6 million yuan (US$ 261,440), had all these and more for... -
Heat-resistant Paper Cups Made In Taiwan
Have you ever wondered if the hot coffee on your paper cup leached any chemical from the cup? Well, if you haven’t given that a thought yet, then you might be shocked to know that the regular paper cups are not heat... -
Starbucks Reaches Out To Furloughed Employees
"Help in need is help indeed" – Several American businesses have proved the statement true, especially at this difficult time of the government shutdown. With thousands of employees jobless currently, Starbucks in particular... -
Pizza Oven Or Disco Ball - Its Both
You’ve heard of a disco ball, and you know about the pizza oven. But did you ever imagine that somebody would club both together as one? The unique “ disco ball pizza oven ” has been created for a new pizzeria in Vienna. How did... -
Terror Struck Coffee Shop Customers
What would you go to a coffee shop for? To have a refreshing cuppa coffee on a lousy afternoon, right? The customers at Snice Coffee Shop, Manhattan, went there with the same hope. However, little did they realize that the day would be etched as the... -
Starbucks Uk’s Fusion Pastry Flops
It seems like Starbucks UK is trying to make good bucks with a new item on the menu - the Duffin . The coffee giant's attempt to make its own version of a fusion pastry has fallen flat on its face, alas! The much-touted Duffin is... -
Cucumber Tells On A Thief
Great masterminds at theft sometimes act silly enough to get caught. This proved true in the case of Billy Joe Donnelly who didn’t realize the cucumber he bit into would give him away. While the theft happened in August 2013 in... -
Horrifying Restaurant Kitchen Secrets
Everybody loves fast food, irrespective of whether it is healthy or not. But what do restaurant workers have to say about the food they serve ? An open question asked to them in Reddit opened a can... -
A Restaurateur’s Disclaimer : My Food Is A Killer!
Have you ever been to a restaurant which serves high fat food, yet at the same time tells you it is bad? The " Heart Attack Grill" in Las Vegas, Nevada, does that. Known for its "Quadruple Bypass Burgers" and... -
Don't Just See Food, Smell It Too
Are you a dieter who tries to satisfy food cravings by just looking at the photo of your favorite dish? Or are you a foodie who loves to browse through mouth-watering food pictures on Instagram? Either way, you can now have a more... -
Eat Out Without Your Wallet
Smartphones are making life easier – and lazier too! A new smartphone app called “Cover” now lets you enjoy your food at a restaurant, without having to wait for the bill and pay it. Yes, the app does that for you, and your job... -
Amazon Stops Selling Foie Gras In Uk
The animal welfare activists of America and rest of the world have won the fight against foie gras, at least for now. Giving in to pressure caused by anti-foie gras lobby, mammoth online retailer, Amazon, has decided not to sell the 'cruel'... -
Eating From A 3-d Printer
3-D printing , when launched, was believed to take the world by storm. Unfortunately, it didn’t. However, there are quite a few enthusiasts who wouldn’t mind putting in the effort and money to see what is possible with this technology. One such man is ... -
Michelle Obama Says Market Responsibly To Kids
The First Lady Michelle Obama doesn’t seem to rest for even a while when it comes to healthy food for kids. In addition to the past attempts and initiatives to get children to eat healthy, she has now turned her attention to yet... -
Panera Bread Ceo Eats For 4.50 Dollars A Day
How would it be to live on $4.50 each day ? Panera Bread CEO and millionaire Ron Schaich decided to find out. He took up the SNAP challenge which exhorts participants to live the life of low income Americans who get an... -
Shhh...don’t Speak At This 90-minute Dinner!
If you are someone who gets a headache from the noisy hustle and bustle in restaurants, then you should try the silent pop-up dinners organized by a Brooklyn restaurant "Eat." The rules require all guests to take a vow to... -
Starbucks Finally Says - No More Guns Please!
Anti-gun activists finally see some daylight with regard to Starbucks’ gun policy. The company had been allowing weapons inside its stores for several years in accordance with local laws. However, owing to the mounting pressure to review... -
A Guy Fieri Kitchenaid Mixer!
If you are a fan of Guy Fieri, then here is an appliance you would want to get hold of - a KitchenAid Mixer that features Guy Fieri ’s characteristic color and style!
Un Amore Custom Designs , which takes... -
Chili's Innovative Way To Make You Buy More!
The next time you decide to visit Chili's , either go with a lot of cash or loads of self control. This is because the casual dining restaurant has devised an innovative way to increase its sales . No, it is not another new item... -
World's Heaviest Crisps Packet In Uk
Finding a place in Guinness Records is not only an achievement, but is also a good marketing strategy if accomplished by a business firm. " Corkers Crisps" in Cambridgeshire, UK, set a Guinness record for the world’s heaviest... -
The Man Who Ate 12,000 Big Macs In 30 Years!
Here is some news that anti-fast-food advocates may not like to hear! A man who has been eating Big-Mac for breakfast six days a week for the last 30 years is hale and healthy without any major health issues.
Dennis Rosenlof is a... -
Mcdonald’s To Launch Mobile-ordering App Soon
Don’t like to wait to order your favorite food at McDonald’s? It is for people like you that the company is now considering hassle-free methods of ordering food. The fast food giant is currently testing a mobile-ordering app with... -
Servers Astonished By 200-dollar Tip
No matter how much one talks about the joy of giving, only a few wish to experience that in a big way. A couple of youngsters wished to delight some waiters and waitresses by giving them the largest tip they have ever got. They also... -
Free Muffins - Marriott Style Of Remembering 9/11
Does eating a free muffin have anything to do with commemorating the precious lives lost in the 09/11 attack? Well, Hotel Marriott thinks that is the best way to remember the day. The hotel, which lost several employees during the attack,... -
Guinness Commercial That Touches Your Heart
Commercials these days are straight forward, thrust their USP down our throat, and seldom touch our hearts. Right? Well, not so always. Here is an advertisement, which not only keeps you wondering what it is for, but also has a... -
Pepsico Likely To Make Herb-based Energy Drink
If you are one of those consumers who evaluate the healthiness of any product before buying, then here is PepsiCo 's yet another attempt to target health-conscious people like you. With energy drinks being blamed for their high... -
Hold Hands With Strangers To Get Free Chocolate
After the coffee vending machine that makes you yawn to get a coffee and the beer vending machine which tosses a beer if you stand still, here is another machine that makes strangers bond with each other – quite literally! Milka’s... -
Spanish Schools Open In Summer To Feed Kids
Summer is the time when kids enrol for summer camps, go on a vacation, or enjoy their time at home – isn’t it? Well, it is not so in Spain, at least for the time being. Children continue to go to school even during their holidays , not because they are... -
Starbucks Urged To Ban Guns In Stores
Are you someone who enjoys carrying a gun around legally? Then, this news might interest you. Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is again under pressure to ban guns at his stores. The coffee giant currently allows weapons, including... -
Anti-gay Bakery Closes After “mafia-style Tactics”
In the era when people go out of the way to earn money, a cake shop in Oregon turned down a business opportunity citing religious reasons. This happened in January 2013 and, now, almost eight months after the incident, the shop has pulled... -