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Taste-Tested: California Pizza Kitchen's New Gluten-Free Pizza

The pizza giant launches a new gluten-free crust
Oct 21, 2013 10:30 am

Pizza is a sad thing when it comes to the gluten-free life. What once had a flavor and texture worthy of being covered in melted mozzarella is now brittle, soggy, too chewy, totally flavorless and more often than not frozen first. It's hard to find good gluten-free pizza. Consolation prize: California Pizza Kitchen, found pretty much everywhere, just launched a line of their signature pizzas on gluten-free crusts. Our expert dives into the BBQ chicken head-first.

Heavens to Murgatroyd, Don't Eat These Sugar-Free Gummy Bears!

Read the best/worst Amazon product review ever
Oct 2, 2013 4:00 pm

There's nothing like a little of someone else's misfortune to perk up your afternoon, right? Particularly when gummy bears turn from sweet candy to the downright evil little bastards we all know lie dormant within. What happened to this innocent Amazon reviewer!?

The Paleo Diet For Idiots: 3 Crucial Pieces Of Knowledge

Be the informed caveman your friends all talk about
Sep 26, 2013 10:00 am

Although it's pretty much COMPLETELY IMPOSSIBLE TO KNOW how cavemen ate, the Paleo diet asks you to cut out dairy. And flour. And sugar. And beans. And pretty much anything that wasn't around for Paleolithic man. Here's what that all means and how not to be a dick should you embark on that journey.

This Bizarre Medical Condition Gives 'Beer Gut' A Whole New Meaning

Can you imagine just getting drunk out of nowhere?
Sep 24, 2013 3:30 pm

Tell your home-brewer friend(s) about auto-brewery syndrome, or "the absolutely cheapest and most efficient way to get uncontrollably drunk at random points throughout the day." That's right, you can brew booze in your gut. But here's why you probably don't want to. 

Are We Seriously Doing This Now? Don't Eat Your Football Depression Away!

Team lose? Grieve smarter, put down the meat plate
Sep 20, 2013 4:00 pm

Here are two things to do this weekend: watch football and control yourself if your team doesn't win, apparently. I came across this on The New York Times wellness blog: When Teams Lose, Fans Tackle Fatty Foods. ...For serious, guys? Is this the macho equivalent of hunkering down with Bridget Jones and Ben & Jerry? Did your team just break up with you or something?

How Much Does Chopping Off The Tip Of Your Finger Cost?

One home cook's trip to the ER, sans insurance
Sep 11, 2013 11:00 am

Necessary caveat: It wasn't the whole finger, or even most of the finger, just a sizable portion of the finger tip (gruesome photo available upon request). And there you have it: the end of my hand modeling career, before it ever truly began. Here's what the bill looked like.

Food News: Will Chipotle Start Using Meat With Antibiotics?

Plus, butter cow vandalism at Iowa State Fair
Aug 16, 2013 9:00 am
Butter cow

A Chipotle announcement causes controversy; salad dressing explains the economy; Iowa's butter cow is attacked; and more, in this week's food news, after the jump. 

Federal Gluten-Free Labeling & 10 A.M. NYC Brunch Are Now A Reality

All the food politics news you need to know
Aug 9, 2013 9:00 am
Gluten-free

Gluten-free labels get federal regulations, Twitter could help you avoid food poisioning, Germans balk at a day without sausage, a lab-grown beef hamburger exists and more, after the jump. 

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