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'Well Behaved Kids' Get Just Deserts, Internet Eats It Up

AP | Posted 02.10.2013 | Politics

SEATTLE -- To Laura King, her three children were acting normal while enjoying dinner at an Italian restaurant in their hometown in Washington state. ...

Scorpions, Tarantulas, Deodorant, Oh My! The Most Disgusting Foods and Eating Challenges on YouTube

Shira Lazar | Posted 03.20.2013 | Taste
Shira Lazar

From challenges like eating 50 garlic cloves or taking down a complete stick of deodorant, to Bear Grylls downing larvae to a young girl with a taste for praying mantis, all of your favorites are here.

The Worst Foods We Ate This Year

Posted 12.26.2012 | Home

We tried a lot of strange things this year at HuffPost Food. We'd like to say that we were merely taste testing the products to determine if they were...

Waiter Allegedly Shot After Refusing To Eat Customers' Leftovers

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 12.18.2012 | Weird News

A man in New Delhi was angry when his waiter refused to eat his leftovers so he allegedly opened fire on the restaurant. The incident happened earl...

Turkey Testicle Festival Serves Up 1,200 Pounds Of 'Hot Nuts'

Posted 11.24.2012 | Home

Tastes just like chicken? Workers at the Parkside Pub in Huntley, Illinois were slaving over deep-fryers Wednesday serving the hungry hordes looking t...

After Crashing Car Into House, He Asked Owners, 'You Want Some Pizza?'

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.12.2012 | Weird News

When you drop in on someone, it's nice to bring a gift, but while William Kise's heart may have been in the right place, his timing was off -- way off...

SAUCED! Ravioli 'Thief' Caught Red-Faced

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.31.2012 | Weird News

If Michael Don Mitchell is convicted of burglary, he has only himself to blame -- and Chef Boyardee. Mitchell, 38, was arrested and charged with bu...

Restaurant With Dirty Name Comes Clean

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.28.2012 | Weird News

A sushi bar in Montreal has been forced to change its name after a Quebec Superiour Court judge decided it was in bad taste. The restaurant, “Fuk...

Restaurant Manager Gets Creamed Over Cold Mashed Potatoes

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.04.2012 | Weird News

Receiving cold food at a restaurant was no small potatoes for one Florida woman. Manatee County deputies have their eyes peeled for an unknown fema...

Crosne: Looks Like Larvae, Tastes Like An Artichoke

Julie R. Thomson | Posted 10.18.2012 | Taste

Nature has provided us with some odd looking fruits and vegetables. And the white tuber called crosne is no exception. While we've seen fruit cove...

BADGER FOR DINNER? Is This Mean-Looking Mammal The Next White Meat?

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.24.2012 | Weird News

The fur is flying in Britain after a popular food writer suggested that badgers be eaten as food. Clarissa Dickson-Wright, best known in the U.S. a...

The Best Food Vending Machines Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 08.06.2014 | Taste

A freshly baked pizza? In under 3 minutes? Right on!

America’s Weirdest Regional Foods

Food & Wine | Posted 11.17.2012 | Taste
Food & Wine

Find out Food & Wine's weirdest regional foods in America.

PHOTO: Amazing Pegasus-Unicorn Chicken Nugget

Posted 09.13.2012 | Home

We have a new favorite chicken-nugget-shaped-like-another-thing. We all remember the "zombie" chicken nugget. How about the George Washington-shap...

THERE'S THE BEEF: This Cheeseburger Weighs More Than A Ton

AP | Posted 09.04.2012 | Weird News

CARLTON, Minn. -- A Minnesota casino has cooked up a world-record bacon cheeseburger that's 10 feet in diameter and weighs more than a ton. The behem...

HARD TO SWALLOW: How Many Duck Fetuses Can You Eat In 5 Minutes?

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.27.2012 | Weird News

If the idea of eating even one duck fetus seems hard to swallow, try eating 18 of them -- in five minutes. That's the number of "baluts" -- as they...

Beer Doesn't Lead To Beer Bellies (And Other Boozy Myths) | Posted 08.22.2012 | Weird News

Drinking beer apparently doesn't give you a beer belly, but absinthe doesn't make you hallucininate. But myths like those keep popping up among boo...

Geoduck Ice Cream: Artisan Ice Cream Gone Wrong?

Anna Brones | Posted 10.22.2012 | Home
Anna Brones

If you're wondering what geoduck sorbet tastes like, it's simple: a delightful, zesty dose of sweet lemon, lime flavor, followed by a really weird infusion of chewy geoduck, which really just tastes like a bad clam.

Why Did A Death Row Inmate Have Only A Single Olive For His Last Meal?

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.21.2012 | Crime

When Robert Anthony Buell, 62, was executed by lethal injection on September 2002 in Lucasville, Ohio for the murder of an 11-year-old girl, he chose ...

9 Unusual Ways To Cook Without An Oven

So Good | Posted 10.15.2012 | Taste
So Good

With the summer heat wave season in full effect, cooking meals the old school way can transform your once tranquil prep space into a Hell's Kitchen.

Restaurant To Host Duck Fetus Eating Competition

Food Republic | Posted 10.14.2012 | Home
Food Republic

It's the middle ground between a chicken and an egg -- a delicacy in many parts of the world including China, Vietnam and the Philippines.

Boy Claims Lizard Found Its Way Into Loaf Of Bread

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.24.2012 | Weird News

A 10-year-old boy from Hawkchurch, England, may never look at bread the same way after finding what he claims was a lizard in a loaf. William Evans...

Man Eats 61 Crickets In 60 Seconds (And Hates How The Legs Got Stuck In His Teeth)

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.16.2012 | Weird News

Does eating 61 crickets in a minute sound gross? Maybe, but it beats smoking, according to magician Richie Magic, who recently set a bugged-out wor...

DAIRY ANGRY: Why Are Farmers Pouring Out Thousands Of Liter Of Milk Into Streets Of Brussels?

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2012 | Weird News

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Dairy farmers sprayed thousands of liters of milk outside the European Parliament in Brussels on Tuesday, creating a "milk lake" ...

Little Boy Eats Grandma's Chocolate Chip Pot Cookies

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.05.2012 | Weird News

A 3-year-old boy slept for three days after accidentally eating his grandmother's pot-laced cookies. The indica incident happened Friday night in ...