9 Top Chef Insider Tips and Secrets, Straight From Judge Tom Colicchio

Top Chef has filmed a whopping 14 seasons so far, and the challenges keep getting tougher and the chefs keep getting better. On each show, host Padma Lakshmi and regular judges Gail Simmons and Tom Colicchio carefully judge the chefs on what food they’ve created and simultaneously crown a winner and educate the world on […]

8 Things You Never Knew About Taco Bell, Straight From a Former Employee

If you’ve always wondered what it’s like behind the scenes of Taco Bell, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve compiled a former Taco Bell employee’s secrets from a Reddit AMA (“Ask Me Anything”) conversation in which he described what he learned throughout his year of working at the fast-food restaurant. Ahead, discover little-known facts […]

McDonald’s Pizza’s Not Returning Plus More Facts About the Golden Arches

Image Source: Flickr user Mike Mozart The McDonald’s Golden Arches symbolize one of the most delicious and sought-out fast food establishments in the world, but they’re unquestionably easier to find than a functioning McFlurry machine and now we know why. Employees revealed tons of secrets about what it’s like to work at McDonald’s in a […]

All Food From Chinese Restaurants Contains MSG and More Secrets Revealed by an Employee

If you’ve always wanted to know what really goes on inside a Chinese restaurant, you’re in luck. A restaurant employee recently did a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) entitled Your Typical Chinese Restaurant Employee, and he answered a lot of users’ questions that touched on everything except the exact recipes (some things have to remain […]

How Fresh the Meat Really Is, Plus 5 More Secrets From an In-N-Out Employee

Do you vote In-N-Out over Shake Shack every time? If so, you’ll crave a Double-Double after reading the juicy secrets revealed in one In-N-Out employee’s Reddit AMA. The employee, who disclosed that he or she has been working at the West Coast burger chain for almost two years, answered people’s burning questions about the quality […]

What California Pizza Kitchen Serves in Japan, Plus More Surprising Facts

You might feel as though you know everything about California Pizza Kitchen if it’s one of your favorite restaurants, but we guarantee these insider facts will surprise you in a good way. I spoke to a California Pizza Kitchen representative who has the scoop on everything you’ll want to know, like where to find unexpected […]

This Is Why Disneyland Pastries Are So Dang Magical 

While visiting Disneyland resort for the Tinker Bell Half Marathon, I got the chance to attend a runDisney Lunch ‘N’ Learn at the Napa Rose restaurant in the Grand Californian hotel. I learned chef tricks for cooking chicken, tried the best pre-workout smoothie recipe I’ve ever seen, and picked up some pretty cool Disney-specific secrets […]