German restaurant bans kids during dinner to create “an oasis of peace”

Binz, Germany restaurant Oma’s Küche—“Grandma’s Kitchen”—might sound family-friendly, but that hospitality doesn’t extend to children under the age of 14 after lunch time. Oma’s Küche owner Rudolf Markl told DW.com that, fed up with parents who can’t control their kids, he recently instituted a…

Sasha Baron Cohen feeds “human meat” to rapturous food critic 

Sasha Baron Cohen’s Who Is America? isn’t for everybody (including, for the most part, me—it’s just not my bag.) Still, even SBC devotees would likely admit that the new Showtime series has lagged a bit after a hot start, sometimes wading into regressive waters or turning out sequences that just aren’t all that…

Last Call: Samantha Bee pulls a Guy Fieri to show how restaurants depend on immigrants

Samantha Bee only gets more fun when she goes off set and on location on Full Frontal, and her journey this week offers a valuable view into how immigrants constitute the backbone of the restaurant industry. Many are undocumented, and sending money back home, so they often do the food-industry jobs no one wants to do…