Vik Says is where we let our mascot, Vik, vents his feelings each week: 10 things he’s loving, and 10 things he wishes would just go away. Check out the best and worst of the week below.


1. This photo.
2. The pairing of Nacho Cheese Doritos with Diet Coke.
3. Iron Maiden beer.
4. Celebrity chef recipes that actually work.
5. Cooking over open flames.
6. Crazy investors who gives chefs an unlimited budget to do whatever they want.
7. Padma’s friendship with Q from Worldstar.
8. Eating with your hands.
9. Hops on hops on hops on hops.
10. Homemade Cadbury Creme Eggs.


1. St. Patrick’s Day idiocy.
2. Coffee shop lines.
3. Oyster toadfish.
4. Completely unnecessary kitchen equipment. 
5. Fruits salads that are 80% honeydew.
6. Broken Lazy Susans.
7. People who don’t consider why Mexican food is different in L.A. than NYC.
8. The soda ban shenanigans.
9. Bartenders who refuse to make Long Island Iced Teas.
10. Misguided sushi snobbery.