Burrito Smackdown: Chipotle Vs. Qdoba

Serious Mexican-food folk talk mostly about tacos these days, which is cool, except that tacos are sorta bullshit. I mean, there's nothing wrong with a taco, other than the fact that it's just a miniature open-faced burrito, i.e., a lesser burrito. Disdaining the burrito—it's not even authentic Mexican food! It's fit… » 6/10/14 10:51am 6/10/14 10:51am

FiveThirtyEight has kicked off its search for America's best burrito. A selection committee—with the help of a Yelp-based "value over replacement burrito" metric—will pick the 64 contenders from over 65,000 establishments; burrito correspondent Anna Maria Barry-Jester will take it from there. [FiveThirtyEight] » 6/05/14 5:08pm 6/05/14 5:08pm

JaVale McGee Threw A Free Burrito Party, But Only One Dude Showed Up…

JaVale McGee invited 10 Twitter followers to a free lunch with him at Chipotle yesterday. And in typically JaVale fashion, the invitation was well-intentioned, but poorly thought out, producing a hilarious result. Given just five minutes notice, only one fan made it to Chipotle: Andy Mathisen, who doesn't even list… » 9/11/12 2:50pm 9/11/12 2:50pm

Best News Lede Ever? Best News Lede Ever

"The Brevard County doctor who was arrested for groping a woman while dressed as Captain America with a burrito in his pants will not go to jail." [WFTV, via FilmDrunk] » 5/24/10 2:30pm 5/24/10 2:30pm

If Dan Snyder Sees Bugs, You Better Well See Them Too

Time for your Deadspin Open Mailbag Tuesday. Email us here or submit your questions via Twitter. This week, we're covering fertility, Thanksgiving, Project Runway, NSFW warnings, and more. » 11/10/09 2:00pm 11/10/09 2:00pm

Many Burritos Died To Bring You This Information

When it comes to masked vigilantes and their burritos, consider Deadspin your No. 1 news source. Eater X, otherwise known as Tim Janus of New York City, is your new world burrito-eating champion. Defeating foes such as Sonya "The Black Widow" Thomas, "Crazy Legs" Conti and Tim "Gravy" Brown, Janus consumed 10 3/4… » 9/24/07 3:00pm 9/24/07 3:00pm

Gentlemen (And Ladies), Start Your Burritos

Since the burrito is the official food of Deadspin, we couldn't end the day without reporting on this. The Costa Vida World Burrito Eating Championship is set for Saturday in Portland, Maine, and you do not want to miss this classic faceoff. The colorful stars of burrito eating tend to put their hot dog counterparts… » 9/21/07 4:00pm 9/21/07 4:00pm

Deadspin HOF Nominee: Burritos

We are in a difficult position here, trying to summarize why burritos became such a large part of the Deadspin psyche. You see, we really had absolutely nothing to do with it. » 9/01/06 1:15pm 9/01/06 1:15pm