REPORT: How Much the CEOs of Your Favorite Fast Food Chains Make a Year

July 21, 2014 // 2:20 pm

For anyone who’s ever wondered how much a CEO of their favorite fast-food chain makes on a yearly basis, the numbers are in. While these numbers aren’t very shocking, especially since these corporations see so much business nationally, they are a bit hard to look at from the standpoint…

TREND REPORT: Kimchi is Actually More Popular on Social Media Than Cronuts + Sriracha Combined

July 16, 2014 // 1:50 pm

Food trends are a fickle beast, as highlighted by our own Charisma Madarang in her trends piece last week citing that Grilled Cheese was actually more talked about on social media and blogs than Cronuts, Poutine & Juicing, combined.

The correlation proved so interesting that I was…

Research Shows More People Are Talking About ‘Grilled Cheese’ than Cronuts, Poutine & Juicing Combined

July 10, 2014 // 10:48 am

Apparently, if you’re still craving Cronuts and tweeting about it, you’re part of the 1% of netizens that still care. The rest have moved onto ramen-crusted chicken wings and grilled cheese sandwiches — the next unspoiled “foodie” territory being conquered.

How did we…

FROSTED FEELS: Crumbs Cupcake Chain Goes Out of Business

July 8, 2014 // 3:32 pm

A spokeswoman for the Crumbs Bake Shop announced Monday that the chain is going out of business. Wall Street Journal reports that the company officially ceased operations this week as they evaluate their remaining options. This came as a shock to many employees who had no warning of what would…

Bear Falls Through Skylight into Home, Snubs Humans and Goes for Cupcakes

June 26, 2014 // 5:17 pm

A black bear fell through the skylight of an Alaskan couple in the middle of their child’s birthday celebration Wednesday, CBC reports. The bear then proceeded to eat all the cupcakes. Because priorities.

The couple lived in a mountainside home that overlooked downtown Juneau. Because the area is closer…

BUSTED: Whole Foods Fined for Overcharging Californians

June 25, 2014 // 5:26 pm

Ruh Roh, Whole Foods. The popular grocery chain was penalized a sum of close to $800,000 after a year-long investigation discovered that they were overcharging customers in the state of California. There’s about 74 Whole Foods total.

It was uncovered by State and local inspectors that purchased foods weighed…

Mexican Drug Cartel Caught Smuggling Millions of Dollars Worth of Weed Inside Fake Watermelons

June 23, 2014 // 12:17 pm

US Customs and Border Protection agents apprehended a tractor trailer carrying what appeared to be a shipment of watermelons near Tucson, Arizona late Thursday. However, upon closer look, X-rays revealed that the “fruit” was actually packages of marijuana expertly painted to look like watermelons.

The faux-melon bandit had already made…

Starbucks To Raise Prices Starting Tuesday

June 21, 2014 // 4:00 pm

Start loading up your Starbucks cards because the coffee chain is increasing its prices starting Tuesday. The move comes the same week Starbucks announced their college tuition program, but before you get all whipped up, CEO Howard Schultz denies the two are related.

The price increase will affect…

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