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* ''Videogame/{{Afterlife}}'' has a few of these as options for Gluttony punishments. The better examples of this trope include "Pinhead Pizza" (where everything tastes good but is full of throat-ripping metal), "The Pandimensional House of Vermin" (which teaches you rats [[TastesLikeChicken do NOT taste like chicken]]) and especially the "Ecoli Shack" ("{{Two Words|ObviousTrope}}: Cow Sushi").

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* ''Videogame/{{Afterlife}}'' has a few of these as options for Gluttony punishments. The better examples of this trope include "Pinhead Pizza" (where everything tastes good but is full of throat-ripping metal), "The Pandimensional House of Vermin" (which teaches you rats [[TastesLikeChicken do NOT taste like chicken]]) and especially the "Ecoli Shack" ("{{Two Words|ObviousTrope}}: ("[[TwoWordsAddedEmphasis Two words]]: Cow Sushi").

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Daria}}'': Jake develops anasakaiasis after a business lunch at a sushi bar called Tokyo Toby's. After pulling a worm out of Jake's throat, his doctor complains about how that 'worm farm' should have been closed by the Health Dept by now.


* Just about every restaurant on ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' is dead guilty of being this.
** There's the Quick-E-Mart where nearly every perishable item is past its expiration and Moe's Tavern which is home to herds of rats, has cockroaches swimming in its pickled eggs and occasionally uses old hypodermic needles as martini straws.
** Then there's Krustyburger, which isn't above using mad cow beef or stapling together half-eaten burgers for resale. Heck, in Treehouse of Horror XX, they cause the freaking ZombieApocalypse from their burgers!
** Captain McCallister's restaurant, The Frying Dutchman, has its food crawling with giant cockroaches and got a D from the health inspector.
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* Just about every restaurant on in ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' is dead guilty of being this.
** There's the Quick-E-Mart Kwik-E-Mart where nearly every perishable item is past its expiration and (yet Apu charges exorbitant prices anyways).
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Moe's Tavern which is home to herds of rats, has cockroaches swimming in its pickled eggs and occasionally uses old hypodermic needles as martini straws.
** Then there's Krustyburger, Krusty Burger, which isn't above using mad cow beef or stapling together half-eaten burgers for resale. Heck, in Treehouse of Horror XX, they cause the freaking ZombieApocalypse from their burgers!
** Captain McCallister's [=McCallister=]'s restaurant, The Frying Dutchman, has its food crawling with giant cockroaches and got a D rating from the health inspector.
** In the movie, Lard Lad's Donuts was shut down by the health inspector and so they give away all their donuts for free. You can spot a rat running off with a donut in its mouth.
** According to the Mayor, ALL fast food restaurants in Springfield were rated Awful to Mediocre.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'':''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'': For similar reasons as found on The Simpsons, also created by Matt Groening.


* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' has two classic examples.

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* Just about every restaurant on ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' has two classic examples.is dead guilty of being this.


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** Captain McCallister's restaurant, The Frying Dutchman, has its food crawling with giant cockroaches and got a D from the health inspector.

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* The Ghoul's Diner in ''Literature/DanShambleZombiePI'' would qualify if a large percentage of the customers weren't already various forms of undead. The living customers are nearly all various Unnaturals who do not have the same vulnerabilities to food-borne disease as humans would.

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* The enire point of ''VideoGame/WeHappyRestaurant'' is selling highly dangerous food to people and watching them mutate and die while spending all their money at your restaurant.


* The fast-casual chain Chipotle has suffered from a number of outbreaks of food-borne illness, which is commonly thought to be due to the company's preference for sourcing organic ingredients.

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* The fast-casual chain Chipotle has suffered acquired this reputation after suffering from a number of outbreaks of food-borne illness, which is commonly thought to be due to the company's preference for sourcing organic ingredients.

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* The fast-casual chain Chipotle has suffered from a number of outbreaks of food-borne illness, which is commonly thought to be due to the company's preference for sourcing organic ingredients.


* In 1993, an [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1993_Jack_in_the_Box_E._coli_outbreak E. coli outbreak]] at Jack in the Box restaurants sickened 732 people and killed four children. The event was a turning point in the restaurant's history, as well as food service and food safety overall. Jack in the Box revamped its image after the incident to great success.

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* In 1993, an [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1993_Jack_in_the_Box_E._coli_outbreak E. coli outbreak]] at Jack in the Box restaurants sickened 732 people and killed four children. The event was a turning point in the restaurant's history, as well as food service and food safety overall. Jack in the Box revamped overhauled its image operations after the incident to great success.and set new standards for food safety.
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* In 1993, an [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1993_Jack_in_the_Box_E._coli_outbreak E. coli outbreak]] at Jack in the Box restaurants sickened 732 people and killed four children. The event was a turning point in the restaurant's history, as well as food service and food safety overall. Jack in the Box revamped its image after the incident to great success.


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* In ''Film/{{Spaceballs}}'', it's implied that the customer of a space diner contracted the alien parasite from the food he was served. The scene is an obvious reference to ''Film/{{Alien}}'' with John Hurt even reprising the role.

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* In ''Film/{{Spaceballs}}'', it's implied that ''Richard's Poor Almanac'' has a recurring series of "Restaurant Closings", listing different colorful eateries and their equally colorful health code violations.
* Irma's Diner in ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}''. To say
the customer of a space diner contracted the alien parasite from the food he was served. place is not up to code would be an understatement. The scene is an obvious reference to ''Film/{{Alien}}'' soup has hair in it with John Hurt rollers, the coffee [[TastesLikeFeet tastes like turpentine]], there is a hoof in the meat loaf, the cows for the hamburgers are burned alive, and dozens of other examples over the years. There was even reprising one strip where Irma claimed the role.cook was home sick with ''anthrax''.



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* Most of the restaurants in ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'s'' Ankh-Morkpork are like this, and the narration claims that trying to have public health laws would be like "installing smoke detectors in Hell."

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* Most of the restaurants Gusteau's is wrongly thought to be this in ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'s'' Ankh-Morkpork are like this, and the narration claims that trying to have public health laws would be like "installing smoke detectors in Hell." ''WesternAnimation/{{Ratatouille}}'' when a rat is seen inside.



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* In ''Film/{{Spaceballs}}'', it's implied that the customer of a space diner contracted the alien parasite from the food he was served. The scene is an obvious reference to ''Film/{{Alien}}'' with John Hurt even reprising the role.
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* Most of the restaurants in ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'s'' Ankh-Morkpork are like this, and the narration claims that trying to have public health laws would be like "installing smoke detectors in Hell."
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* On ''{{Series/Cheers}}'' Norm's favorite restaurant, the Hungry Heifer, is sometimes described like this. He goes there because the food is cheap and tastes OK, but there is the occasional stomach-pumping incident.
* ''YouCantDoThatOnTelevision'' has Barth's Burgers, serving the only burgers in town with, as the slovenly chef/proprietor is always proud to point out, "spit in the mixture." The skit usually ends with the kids joking about non-cow animals (or even [[ImAHumanitarian people]]) ending up in the burgers, which always prompts the response from Barth "I ''heard'' that!"
* ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'': Marshall and Lily get food at an unhygienic deli and have gotten food poisoning more than a few times. They continue to eat there because the food is that good. And because they give them free soup every time they get sick from it.

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* On ''{{Series/Cheers}}'' ''Series/{{Cheers}}'' Norm's favorite restaurant, the Hungry Heifer, is sometimes described like this. He goes there because the food is cheap and tastes OK, but there is the occasional stomach-pumping incident.
* ''YouCantDoThatOnTelevision'' ''Series/YouCantDoThatOnTelevision'' has Barth's Burgers, serving the only burgers in town with, as the slovenly chef/proprietor is always proud to point out, "spit in the mixture." The skit usually ends with the kids joking about non-cow animals (or even [[ImAHumanitarian people]]) ending up in the burgers, which always prompts the response from Barth "I ''heard'' that!"
* ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'': ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'':
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Marshall and Lily get food at an unhygienic deli and have gotten food poisoning more than a few times. They continue to eat there because the food is that good. And because they give them free soup every time they get sick from it.



* ''Series/{{Daredevil 2015}}'': Josie's Bar has health violations all around, but since Nelson & Murdock are loyal patrons who've helped Josie out of legal troubles, [[HospitalityForHeroes they're allowed to have a huge tab there]] and overlook the moldy water pipes.
-->'''Matt Murdock:''' See that... that's why we, uh, keep our cocktails neat.
-->'''Foggy Nelson:''' Pretend you're abroad. On vacation someplace exotic, but no mojitos. Josie just throws mint in the beer.

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* ''Series/{{Daredevil 2015}}'': ''Series/{{Daredevil|2015}}'': Josie's Bar has health violations all around, but since Nelson & Murdock are loyal patrons who've helped Josie out of legal troubles, [[HospitalityForHeroes they're allowed to have a huge tab there]] and overlook the moldy water pipes.
-->'''Matt Murdock:''' See that... that's why we, uh, keep our cocktails neat.
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'''Foggy
Nelson:''' Pretend you're abroad. On vacation someplace exotic, but no mojitos. Josie just throws mint in the beer.



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* ''Richard's Poor Almanac'' has a recurring series of "Restaurant Closings", listing different colorful eateries and their equally colorful health code violations.
* Irma's Diner in ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}''. To say the place is not up to code would be an understatement. The soup has hair in it with rollers, the coffee [[TastesLikeFeet tastes like turpentine]], there is a hoof in the meat loaf, the cows for the hamburgers are burned alive, and dozens of other examples over the years. There was even one strip where Irma claimed the cook was home sick with ''anthrax''.
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* ''Toys/TheGrosseryGang'' webseries takes place in the Yucky Mart, a near-abandoned convenience store where the food has rotted so much that they have gained sentience. The store is rated F from the health department, and the food served is literally vomit-inducing.
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' has two classic examples. There's the Quick-E-Mart where nearly every perishable item is past its expiration and Moe's Tavern which is home to herds of rats, has cockroaches swimming in its pickled eggs and occasionally uses old hypodermic needles as martini straws.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' has two classic examples. examples.
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There's the Quick-E-Mart where nearly every perishable item is past its expiration and Moe's Tavern which is home to herds of rats, has cockroaches swimming in its pickled eggs and occasionally uses old hypodermic needles as martini straws.



* Panucci's Pizza from ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' follows this trope, among other things the owner scratches himself with a pepperoni roll, blows his nose with pizza dough, and uses his pizza paddle to spank his employees and kill rats.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'':
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Panucci's Pizza from ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' follows this trope, among other things the owner scratches himself with a pepperoni roll, blows his nose with pizza dough, and uses his pizza paddle to spank his employees and kill rats.



* Although the Chum Bucket is usually the primary example of this on ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'', the Krusty Krab is often if not ''equally'' as guilty of being one too. Especially in "Born-Again Krabs." Remember how Krabs wanted to sell that old smelly Krabby Patty to save a few cents?
-->'''Squidward''': [=SpongeBob=], can I get one with less...fog?
** Another episode had Mr. Krabs focusing the marketing on Spongebob after a food critic praised him, culminating in him selling "Spongey Patties" which were krabby patties with a sponge pattern and color...from sitting out of the freezer.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'':
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Although the Chum Bucket is usually the primary example of this on ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'', this, the Krusty Krab is often if not ''equally'' as guilty of being one too. Especially in "Born-Again Krabs." Krabs". Remember how Krabs wanted to sell that old smelly Krabby Patty to save a few cents?
-->'''Squidward''': --->'''Squidward:''' [=SpongeBob=], can I get one with less...less... fog?
** Another episode had Mr. Krabs focusing the marketing on Spongebob [=SpongeBob=] after a food critic praised him, culminating in him selling "Spongey Patties" which were krabby patties with a sponge pattern and color...color... from sitting out of the freezer.



* Gusteau's is wrongly thought to be this in ''WesternAnimation/{{Ratatouille}}'' when a rat is seen inside.
* ''Toys/TheGrosseryGang'' webseries takes place in the Yucky Mart, a near-abandoned convenience store where the food has rotted so much that they have gained sentience. The store is rated F from the health department, and the food served is literally vomit-inducing.





* In the ''WesternAnimation/DaftPlanet'' episode "Snitchy and the Phobe", Chet and Harley get job's at Hudson's dad's TV network. In it, they investigate the kitchens of restaurants across Maple City, exposing them as this.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/DaftPlanet'' episode "Snitchy and the Phobe", Chet Ched and Harley get job's jobs at Hudson's dad's TV network. In it, they investigate the kitchens of restaurants across Maple City, exposing them as this.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/DaftPlanet'' episode "Snitchy and the Phobe", Chet and Harley get job's at Hudson's dad's TV network. In it, they investigate the kitchens of restaurants across Maple City, exposing them as this.

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** Then there's Krustyburger, which isn't above using mad cow beef or stapling together half-eaten burgers for resale. Heck, in Treehouse of Horror XX, they cause the freaking ZombieApocalypse from their burgers!

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* In one issue of ''ComicBook/{{Chew}}'', a sushi restaurant that is actually a front for organized crime discourages legitimate customers by never changing the sushi. Unfortunately for Tony Chu, his investigation requires him to eat some.

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