Aimee Levitt
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Aimee Levitt is associate editor of The Takeout.
1/17/20
3:36 PM
5

If they’re late, she’ll go across the street to Taco Bell.

1/16/20
1:47 PM
3

If there’s anything I have learned during these past few difficult and troubled years, it’s that even when people agree, in theory, they actually disagree. There is always some little nuance to pick at and fight over. Read more

1/16/20
10:34 AM
1

Hilarious.  Just yesterday I found myself searching about creme ratios between Double Stuf and Original.  (Turns out it’s like 1.8-1.9x Stuf, not Double)

1/16/20
10:30 AM
8

My question is: who are you people who eat an Oreo that is not a Thin whole? What happened to you that led you to make such poor life choices?) Read more

1/15/20
2:35 PM
1

I have a friend who works for Nabisco as a food scientist (she’s worked on new flavors for Oreos, Belvitas, etc.), so a group of my friends got to try these and a few other new Nabisco products before they were officially released. Read more

1/15/20
12:39 PM
2

At my workplace we have a monthly conference call (used to be twice a month). Somehow, I started bringing in all the new flavors of Oreos to these meetings. It mostly started because there were flavors I wanted to try, but didn’t want to have the whole package if they were gross. This way, we all eat one and that is Read more

1/15/20
12:17 PM
17

I just blend mine into powder and store them in a used protein supplement container so when I sprinkle them into my milk or coffee people think I’m eating healthier.

1/15/20
12:03 PM
12

2 cookies? Everyone knows that the standard serving size of Oreos is “one row.”

1/15/20
10:29 AM
46

Tangentially related but why didn’t anyone at Nabisco think to name the S’mores flavor “S’moreos”?

1/14/20
2:32 PM
24

Blumenthal, however, decided to shake things up with Heston’s Volcanic Bread, based on bread that was eaten 2,000 years ago at the time of the volcanic eruption that destroyed the Roman city of Pompeii. It included ingredients like wholemeal spelt flour, camelina seeds, and coconut husk, the Daily Mail reported Read more

1/13/20
12:39 PM
36

you know, Popeye (the character) is really old at this point. My grandparents were kids when he was created, and Popeye hasn’t been all that big in popular culture since the early ‘80s. Read more

1/10/20
11:32 PM
8

Since I moved to the land of Goyim, all I can get are supermarket bagels. My daughters took pity on me, and brought a bag of real bagels, made in Lincolnwood, when they visited me.
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1/10/20
7:18 PM
7

The old way of making bagels was truly horrible on the workers.  Super hot, humid steamy kitchen.  Windows all fogged up.  As a customer I know this is the place to get the best bagels, but wouldn’t want to work in there.

1/10/20
3:48 PM
228

I think there is probably plenty of room for everyone in this story to be the asshole. That being said... Read more