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Commenters Who Should Not Exist

You. Yeah, you regular commenters. WTF is your damage? Who wastes their time becoming valued, consistently funny regulars on some total dipstick’s food blog?! NERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRDS.

Waffle House Customer Allegedly Shoots, Kills Server After Being Asked Not to Smoke [Update] Waffle House Customer Allegedly Shoots, Kills Server After Being Asked Not to Smoke [Update]

Hey guys, just here to brighten your fucking weekend, because we needed more good news about murderous, heavily-armed shitheads right now. Good times.

Russian Government Still Punching Itself in the Dick About Food Imports Russian Government Still Punching Itself in the Dick About Food Imports

Thanks to the downing of a Russian Su-24 fighter, Russia is declaring war...on Turkish food imports. Because this is a tactic that has worked so well for them lately.

Nude Australian Gentleman Arrested for Hamburglary Nude Australian Gentleman Arrested for Hamburglary

Look, sometimes you just have to rubble rubble, or at least the Australian equivalent.

The Best Restaurant Stories of 2015 The Best Restaurant Stories of 2015

Welcome back to Behind Closed Ovens, where we take a look at the best and strangest stories from inside the food industry. This week, we bring you the best BCO submissions of 2015. As always, these are real e-mails from real readers.

McDonald's Fined $355,000 For Allegedly Being Consistently Shitty to Immigrants McDonald's Fined $355,000 For Allegedly Being Consistently Shitty to Immigrants

McDonald’s allegedly did a shitty thing? McDonald’s allegedly did a shitty thing!

Dairy Queen Robbed By Mysterious, Sword-Wielding Assailant Dairy Queen Robbed By Mysterious, Sword-Wielding Assailant

Y’know. Just robbing a Dairy Queen with a sword. As one does.

Papa John's Franchise Owner Sentenced to Jail Time For Wage Theft Papa John's Franchise Owner Sentenced to Jail Time For Wage Theft

In a ruling as unusual as it is heartening for wage advocates, a Papa John’s franchise owner has been sentenced to 60 days in jail for wage theft.

Stories of the World's Most Inexplicable Restaurant Customers Stories of the World's Most Inexplicable Restaurant Customers

Welcome back to Behind Closed Ovens, where we take a look at the best and strangest stories from inside the food industry. This week, we’ve got stories of customers who defy all logic and reason. As always, these are real e-mails from real readers.

Mandatory Glove Laws in Restaurants Are Still Incredibly Stupid Mandatory Glove Laws in Restaurants Are Still Incredibly Stupid

Sanitation is important in restaurants, where health code violations are frequently a problem. The dumbest possible way to attempt to combat this problem, however, is with mandatory glove laws.

Denny's Customer Arrested After Alleged Pancake-Addled Rampage Denny's Customer Arrested After Alleged Pancake-Addled Rampage

It is physically impossible for me to love a story with that headline any more than I already do.

Study Purports to Show Yelp Reviewers Tend to be Racist Towards Minority-Owned Businesses Study Purports to Show Yelp Reviewers Tend to be Racist Towards Minority-Owned Businesses

Oh, hey, look at that: according to a new study, Yelp reviews appear to have a tendency to be racist, as well as all the other negative qualifiers you’d care to lob their way. Fancy that.

Joe's Crab Shack is Trying a No-Tipping Model Joe's Crab Shack is Trying a No-Tipping Model

Joe’s Crab Shack has been testing out eliminating tipping at some locations in potential preparation for a national roll-out of the policy, and honestly, I’m not sure how to feel about it.

Stories of the Best and Funniest Restaurant Customers Stories of the Best and Funniest Restaurant Customers

Welcome back to Behind Closed Ovens, where we take a look at the best and strangest stories from inside the food industry. This week, let’s all restore our collective faith in humanity with stories of some of the best restaurant customers out there. As always, these are real e-mails from real readers.

Stories of Celebrities in Restaurants Stories of Celebrities in Restaurants

Welcome back to Behind Closed Ovens, where we take a look at the best and strangest stories from inside the food industry. As a special Weekend BCO, we’ve got stories of celebrities in restaurants—the good, the bad, and the Colonel Sanders. As always, these are real e-mails from real readers.

Applebee's Customer Allegedly Attacks Fellow Diner Because They Weren't Speaking English Applebee's Customer Allegedly Attacks Fellow Diner Because They Weren't Speaking English

Minnesota: Land of 1000 Restaurant Altercations, apparently.

Video: McDonald's Customer Allegedly Assaults Worker, Then Lies About It Video: McDonald's Customer Allegedly Assaults Worker, Then Lies About It

A McDonald’s employee and a customer were engaged in a fight through the restaurant’s drive-thru, and each has a differing account of what happened. Guess whose account appears to be the more accurate one?

Chick-Fil-A Franchise Donates to LGBT Film Festival, Evangelicals Lose Their Minds Chick-Fil-A Franchise Donates to LGBT Film Festival, Evangelicals Lose Their Minds

It’s not often enough that the universe throws us a story about a corporation suffering under the heel of delicious irony. I am happy to report that today, it has done so.

Restaurant Stories of Magnificent Revenge Restaurant Stories of Magnificent Revenge

Welcome back to Behind Closed Ovens, where we take a look at the best and strangest stories from inside the food industry. Ask and ye shall receive: this week, we have stories of revenge taken on terrible customers and bosses, either by employees or by the universe itself. As always, these are real e-mails from real…

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