Burger King in Sweden tempts world with sandwich made from fried halloumi cheese

Maybe you’ve been to a Greek restaurant lately. Maybe you ordered the flaming saganaki. Or maybe you’ve frequented a farmer’s market, and you tasted this squeaky, briny, exceptionally tasty white cheese griddling on a hot pan, crisping on its surface. In either cases, there’s a good chance you’ve tasted halloumi.

Last Call: Joey Chestnut aims to eat more than a pound of Wisconsin cheese curds per minute

Fresh off a resounding victory (and a new record) at this summer’s Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, competitive eating champ/human black hole Joey Chestnut has his eyes set on a new challenge: cheese curds. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports he’ll arrive Saturday at the Wisconsin State Fair for a 6-minute…

Last Call: This easy test will tell you how good your chocolate is

Again, just when I thought I had a great job… Professional chocolate taster Angus Kennedy (editor of Kennedy’s Confection magazine) offers a super-easy way to test the quality of your chocolate. In this Business Insider video, he demonstrates that when he snaps various chocolate bars, the high-quality chocolate makes…

Last Call: Cheese-rolling is a surprisingly brutal sport 

Despite some efforts to shut it down, an annual U.K. cheese-rolling competition took place on Cooper’s Hill this week. It sounds charming and pastoral, but the above video shows a truly violent and cringe-worthy race to catch the rolling cheese. This year’s muddy field made for some especially slick spills. [Kate…

National Cheese Fondue Day: more like a fondon't amiright?

Every food seems to have its own national celebration now, so fondue chain The Melting Pot has decided to stir things up by offering a two-day acknowledgment of National Cheese Fondue Day on Wednesday. (This is not to be confused with National Chocolate Fondue Day, which also definitely exists.) The festivities will…