food rage

food rage

An acute episode of bad behaviour ranging from rude language and shouting to physical violence, triggered by some food-related incident—e.g., a worker’s inability to provide the desired product at a fast food restaurant.
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I almost went all Clarkson on them (apparently now an official term for food rage).
The movement, established by Carlo Petrini in Italy in 1986, first began when Carlo decided it was time for an alternative to the fast food rage that was taking over European countries.
Other crew tried to quell his "food rage" and the captain radioed for police to meet the Boeing 747 when it touched down.