What perfectly normal food can you just not stand?

We’ve noticed here at The Takeout that practically everyone has their own weird food peculiarities. Staffer Gwen Ihnat’s husband won’t eat fruit, for example. Editor Kevin Pang can’t stand the sight of cottage cheese. We’ve had friends who can’t do hot beverages or hate the texture of melted cheese. And we know…

A list of the food recalls happening this week (and there’s a lot of ’em)

You might be afraid to tread the aisles at the grocery store right now, as there are currently a multitude of recalls in the morning’s news headlines. The biggest one is the more than 200 million eggs (so many eggs!) being recalled back to a Rose Acres farm in North Carolina. The company describes itself as the…

Dear James Harden: Don't stress so much about eating while bearded

The NBA’s most dapperly hirsute man, James Harden, is the subject of a recent GQ profile that chronicles his “weird” personality. There are plenty of fantastic details in the piece; do not miss the paragraph discussing Harden’s appearance on a trading card for the gummy brand Trolli riding on the back of his bulldog,…