Freedom of (Beer) Information

A Freedom of Information Act request has been filed demanding the White House disclose the recipe of the "President’s Honey Ale."


Kim Jong-Il's Chef Returns to North Korea

A Japanese chef who personally catered to Kim Jong-il's taste for fine sushi and fled North Korea a to live in disguise, has returned to North Korea at the invitation of the country's new leader.


France Challenges California Foie Gras Ban

French President Francois Hollande says he'll fight California's ban on foie gras, arguing that the measure is anti-free trade.


Campaign Update: Romney Has a Thing for Muffin Tops

According to GQ, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney prefers to eat only the tops of muffins, "the logic here being that during cooking the butter and unhealthful lipids have melted down into the base."


Iran Weighs Ban on Images of People Eating Chicken

As a last resort to fight soaring food prices, a top Iranian official has proposed a ban on images of people eating chicken on television.


South Africa's ANC Bans Cake

South Africa's ruling party has decided its senior members should only eat cake in private amid fears it could appear elitist.


The $16 Muffin Is the New $600 Toilet Seat

Critics of government waste are outraged because the Justice Department paid $16 apiece for muffins at a 2009 conference.


International Vegemite Incident

Australian foreign minister Kevin Rudd says that US airport security staff tried to confiscate his supply of Vegemite.


Belgians Protest By Eating Fries in Underwear

Belgium has gone 249 days since its last election without forming a government. As a protest, a group of Belgian students ate fries in their underwear.


Obit: White House Chef to the Kennedys Dies at 86

Rene Verdon, the White House chef for the Kennedys, has died at 86. He brought French cuisine to the White House, but clashed with the Johnson administration over frozen vegetables and garbanzo beans.