Last Call: What Is The Perfect Food Crime?

Much has been written about the bizarreness of the Year of Our (or someone's) Lord 2020, and that extended to food crimes. Food & Wine took a few moments in late December to catalog the most bizarre—some of which the tireless staff at The Takeout has already told you about.

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The funniest, in my opinion, was the guy who stole a box of doughnuts from a Voodoo Doughnuts location in Portland, Oregon. He jumped the counter (after wielding a machete, which I will admit would not be funny if you were on the receiving end) and filled the box of doughnuts himself. Police apprehended him a block away, where he'd stopped to snack on a doughnut. Which, really, can you blame him?

The most successful was probably the person who stole an entire Jack Daniels truck, mostly because, although the truck was recovered a few days later, most of the cargo was gone and the thief remained at large.

After the past couple of weeks, most of us need a good laugh. So tell us: What is your favorite food crime story?

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