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Past articles by Joseph:

At this restaurant, the kitchen is run by a rotating cast of grandmothers from around the world

When it first opened, it only featured Italian nonnas. Now, the roster includes grandmothers from Sri Lanka, Azerbaijan, Trinidad, Syria, Japan and beyond. → Read More

Disney Parks favorite Dole Whip will soon be available in grocery stores

Soon you'll be able to enjoy a Dole Whip from the comfort of your own home. → Read More

Some Costco customers say they’ve noticed a ‘chemical flavor’ in the store’s rotisserie chicken

Some Costco shoppers on Reddit say they’ve noticed a "chemical flavor" or "chlorine-like taste" in its rotisserie chicken, theorizing about water-chilling. → Read More

‘Wheel of Fortune’ contestant completely botches bagel-and-lox puzzle

A "Wheel of Fortune" contestant's bagel blunder shows America has a lox to learn about Jewish foods. → Read More

The Bidens ordered the same dish at a restaurant — and the internet has thoughts

Joe and Jill Biden ordered the same dish at the Red Hen restaurant in D.C., which sparked a debate about whether it's acceptable to get identical entrees. → Read More

Oxtail’s centurieslong roots in Black communities is a history worth protecting

As oxtail goes more mainstream, its price is rising. Experts wonder if that's a bad thing. Meanwhile, Black Twitter is trying to drive down the price with wild health claims. → Read More

Entenmann’s brings back signature windowed packaging following customer complaints

"I feel personally attacked that Entenmann’s took away the little window & replaced it with a printed picture," tweeted one passionate customer. → Read More

It’s Shamrock Shake season, baby

In honor of St. Patrick's Day 2023, the Shamrock Shake is officially back on McDonald’s menu for a limited time — along with the McFlurry version as well. → Read More

Viral TikTok stirs up spoon debate: Which one would you pick out of the cutlery drawer?

“Now there’s clearly a winner spoon here. Is it only me?” asked the TikTok user. → Read More

One Walmart was selling eggs for $2 and people were shell-shocked

“Does it include the eggs? Or is it just the cardboard?” asked one person. → Read More

Chick-fil-A opens break room for delivery workers to ‘rest and recharge’

Chick-fil-A opened "The Break Room" in New York City for delivery workers to "rest and reset," get coffee and use the restroom between Feb. 16 and April 13, 2023. → Read More

TikTokers are not lovin’ McDonald’s new AI-powered drive-thru

“This McDonald’s robot is wild,” says one TikToker as the screen tallies a total of 28 orders of Chicken McNuggets. → Read More

M&M’s spokescandies are ‘back for good’ following Maya Rudolph’s Super Bowl ad

"I can’t believe we were actually put on pause," the red M&M said during a postgame "press conference." → Read More

KFC will soon simplify its menu by eliminating items — but is bringing back an old favorite

KFC is "simplifying" its menu, cutting wings, popcorn chicken and more in order to cut down on its average wait time in drive-thrus and drive innovation. → Read More

Chick-fil-A is testing a new sandwich without the ‘chick’

Chick-fil-A is testing a cauliflower sandwich, the chicken chain's first "plant-forward entree," in select markets in the U.S. starting February 13. → Read More

Subway will no longer make its sandwiches with pre-sliced meat

Subway will no longer serve pre-sliced meat in its shops, adding automatic in-store slicers to its 22,000 stores, "by summer 2023," says the sandwich chain. → Read More

Cracker Barrel is offering free food for a year if you propose there on Valentine’s Day

Cracker Barrel is offering free food for a year to couples who propose there for Valentine’s Day as part of a contest running from Feb. 10 to Feb. 16. → Read More

Montreal’s No. 1 restaurant on Tripadvisor doesn’t actually exist

Montreal’s No. 1 restaurant on Tripadvisor, Le Nouveau Duluth, doesn’t exist. Comedian Charles Deschamps' fake listing was on the platform for over 10 months. → Read More

Dad goes viral for his ‘agenda’ of discussion topics for his weekly meetup at the bar

Topics have included football, bourbon, Prince Harry and “Bud VS Bud Light," amongst many others. → Read More

A man gave his cast-iron skillet 80 coats of seasoning for ‘science.’ Here’s what happened

A man on Reddit, u/fatmummy222, went viral for giving his cast-iron skillet 80 coats of seasoning for "internet clout" and "science." Here's what happened. → Read More