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Disgusting Foods

The Slightly Disgusting Origins of Haute Cuisine

India Mandelkern | Posted 11.20.2013 | Taste
India Mandelkern

To appreciate the sublime, the philosopher-politician Edmund Burke said was to appreciate terror in captivity. While Burke was mostly talking about paintings of thunderstorms, the concept could also apply to food. Is that the secret sauce to the novelties now encountered on our plates.

Restaurant Promotes Dismembering Live Seafood (And So Much More)

Andy Deemer | Posted 12.02.2012 | Home
Andy Deemer

With a sign promoting the opportunity to dismember live seafood, we couldn't resist stopping in at Guangzhou's Hong Xing Haixian Jiujia.

It's Quite Simple: Unfollow Trump Jr. on Twitter & 'Fire' Sons From the Show

Randall | Posted 05.15.2012 | Comedy
Randall

Donald Trump has to deal with his beyond privileged sons, Eric and Donald Jr. Sponsors are starting to pull themselves from Celebrity Apprentice, and why not? As long as these two "sporty" hunters, continue to co-host the program with "daddy," there's no reason to support the show as long as Don Jr. refuses to apologize and drop his "holier than thou," 1983 elitist attitude.

Repulsive-Sounding Foods (That Are Delicious)

Robert Rosenthal | Posted 04.22.2012 | Home
Robert Rosenthal

Doesn't the name "sweetbreads" suggest something wonderful and tasty? However, the second it's explained that you're dining on a large mammal's thymus gland, not so much. Here are 12 other foods that seem like they could be a one-way ticket to uncontrollable vomiting.

20 Most Disgusting Foods of 2011

The Stir | Posted 02.18.2012 | Home
The Stir

Fellow eaters, we saw some mightily gross food this year. Pretty dang disgusting. We ran the gamut from merely disturbing to vomitous through the past 12 months, and I hope you're not eating right now.