Grub Street Topics

  • Meet the Klepto­gastromaniacs, Customers Hooked on High-End-Food Theft

    Grub Street

    In this era of $10 artisanal mayonnaise and $50 “bacon steak,” shoplifters’ tastes have also changed accordingly. Steven Millard, a vice-president of Murray’s Cheese, says he remembers being on a train leaving the Union Square subway station and watching in astonishment as a young man pulled hundreds of dollars’ worth of steaks out of his […]