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. Bolognese at the motorcycle track.
2. Turning ice cream into bread like a damn wizard.
3. Destroyer Dogs.
4. Crawfish boils.
5. Shoes that look like cheeseburgers.
6. Dessert trollies.
7. Sushi cats.
8. Rap lyrics about food that are actually dope.
9. Food Vines that don’t suck.
10. Tiramisu. 


1. Poutine soda.
2. Drunkards in sombreros roaming the streets.
3. The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list.
4. Overly boozy sweets.
5. Celebrities who make outrageous food requests for their dressing room.
6. Happy hours with a “no Long Island Iced Tea” policy.
7. The fact that it’s actually iced-coffee season now.
8. People who talk about their favorite Trader Joe’s snacks at every opportunity.
9. Equating the word “authentic” with “cheap.”
10. People who tip based on their mood.