Tag: FOOD

DoorDash Promises Delivery Workers Will Earn More (and Keep Tips)

In the coming weeks, customers who order a meal via DoorDash, the nation’s biggest food-delivery app, will get something extra: a promise that when they tip, the money will go straight to the worker, rather than into DoorDash’s pocket. The company’s one million delivery workers will also get something else extra: an increase in minimum […]

Read More

A Popeyes Chicken Sandwich and a Tactic to Set Off a Twitter Roar

The first Popeyes tweet seemed innocent enough — a photograph of the chain’s new fried-chicken sandwich (chicken breast, brioche bun, pickles, sauce) beneath an artfully garbled caption: “So. Good. Forgot. How. Speak.” Chicken. Brioche. Pickles. New. Sandwich. Popeyes. Nationwide. So. Good. Forgot. How. Speak. In. Complete. Sandwiches. I mean, sentences. pic.twitter.com/14kXBv4jJw — Popeyes Chicken (@PopeyesChicken) […]

Read More

A Heartbreaking Choice for Moms: Food or a Family’s Future

Between 2012 and 2017, as part of a study of how low-income mothers feed their children, we talked with women who had moved from Mexico and Central America to the United States. They came here because they wanted to be able to offer their children more than they’d had growing up, including a full belly […]

Read More

Once Declared Passé, Foam Returns to the Restaurant Table

IS UBIQUITY A CRIME? In food as in fashion, both fields with a historical hierarchy of high and low, proliferation is often equated with degradation: The more popular and widespread an idea, the less valued it is. The increasingly rapid dissemination of images and experiences in our modern age has made originality the most fragile […]

Read More

Glimpse The McDonald’s Of Tomorrow By Looking At Their New ‘Global Headquarters’ Menu

McDonalds/Getty/Uproxx Earlier this summer, McDonald’s brought some popular items from other countries stateside as part of their International Menu promotion. While we were excited about the idea conceptually, the menu left us a little unsatisfied. What we got was, well… safe. Cheesy bacon fries from Australia and a tomato-mozzarella sandwich from Canada? C’mon McDonalds, you’ll […]

Read More

Grow Your Palate At These Totally Unique Restaurants Across Six Continents

Getty Image/Unsplash Expanding your palate is a lifelong journey. We have to experiment and challenge ourselves, to try new things, again and again, until we develop a taste for something or finally admit that those particular flavors just aren’t for us. For some of us, a hundred sips of scotch or fifty nibbles of blue […]

Read More

A Definitive Ranking Of The Best Regional Potato Chip Brands

Uproxx Chips are perhaps the most-hated-on-yet-delicious, affordable, and inventive foodstuff on the planet. This crispy, salty, deep-fried snack offers a rad accompaniment to a sudsy can of beer, a barbecue, a burger, or a hot dog. Hell, you can eat a full bag all on its own without really trying. We’ve all done that a […]

Read More

Earth’s Food Supply Is Under Threat. These Fixes Would Go a Long Way.

Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. Sowing and reaping: It’s at the core of human society. In ancient times, agriculture helped make the first great civilizations possible. Now, with the help of modern machinery and fertilizers, farm yields are so high that we produce more than […]

Read More

The Chef on a Mission to Bring Soulful, Healthy Food to All of Brooklyn

On a Tuesday morning in June, the chef Francesca Chaney decided to scrap the vegan artichoke and heart of palm “fish” cakes that she had been intending to serve that day at Sol Sips, her Brooklyn juice bar. “I wasn’t feeling it in my spirit,” she explains. So, with only a few hours left before […]

Read More

Stuffed Dormouse and Fish Gut Sauce: The Flavors of Pompeii

OXFORD, England — A starter of stuffed dormouse, anyone? The dish was a delicacy in ancient Rome. It was prepared by gutting the mouse, filling it with pork mince, and baking it. The dormouse had previously been fattened in a special jar that had tiny ledges molded inside, so it could run around before it […]

Read More

Fighting Climate Change on the Farm

FIREBAUGH, Calif. — Many farmers probably haven’t read the new report from the United Nations warning of threats to the global food supply from climate change and land misuse. But we don’t need to read the science — we’re living it. Here in the San Joaquin Valley, one of the world’s most productive agricultural regions, […]

Read More

Climate Change Threatens the World’s Food Supply, United Nations Warns

Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. The world’s land and water resources are being exploited at “unprecedented rates,” a new United Nations report warns, which combined with climate change is putting dire pressure on the ability of humanity to feed itself. The report, prepared by more […]

Read More

Study Finds The ‘Compostable Bowls’ From Sweetgreen And Chipotle Contain Non-Biodegradable, Cancer-Linked Chemicals

iStock/Uproxx Imagine that you’re sitting in a Chipotle, Tuesday afternoon, 2:27 p.m. The smell of the just cleaned table wafts through the air as a weird wordless remix of Cher’s Believe plays from the just loud enough to be distracting from speakers overhead. You’re feeling pretty good about yourself, Chipotle, after all, uses fresh and […]

Read More

Sesame Allergy More Common Than Once Thought, Study Finds

At least one million children and adults in the United States are allergic to sesame, an ingredient used in everything from hummus to snack bars, researchers reported on Friday. The finding indicates that sesame allergy is more prevalent than previously known, although still far less common than peanut allergy. But sesame is not among the […]

Read More

‘Man, Oh Manischewitz’: Kosher Food Merger Opens New Chapter for Famous Name

For generations, the name Manischewitz was practically synonymous with kosher foods and wine. No Passover Seder seemed authentic without its square-shaped, ripple-faced matzo and a shot or more of the syrupy Concord grape wine that many find cloying yet nostalgic. And its slogan — “Man, oh Manischewitz” — was broadcast so ubiquitously throughout the years […]

Read More

The Grasshopper Invasion In Nevada Is So Bad That One Restaurant Is Putting The Bugs On Pizza

iStock/Unsplash/Uproxx If you’re one to get squeamish about bugs, close this tab immediately because you’re straight up not going to be able to handle this. Grasshoppers have completely invaded Las Vegas and the situation has gotten so out of control that one Nevada restaurant is taking the lemons (in this case grasshoppers) that life has […]

Read More