Food & Drink

  • Hangover Glass Has an Overlaid Guide to Multiple Remedies

    Hangover Glass Has an Overlaid Guide to Multiple Remedies

    When you’re in the grip of a particularly vicious hangover, it’s always a good idea to conserve as many of your precious brain cells as possible, which means it’s not a good idea for you to try to access a mental store of hangover remedies at that time. No need to go without, though, thanks […]

  • KFC Scratch ‘n’ Sniff Valentine’s Day Cards

    KFC Scratch ‘n’ Sniff Valentine’s Day Cards

    Today is Valentine’s Day, and if you thought KFC was gonna sit this opportunity for viral internet shares out, you must be crazier than the Colonel. Still, compared to some of the restaurant’s past promotional stunts, the KFC scratch ‘n’ sniff Valentine’s Day cards the brand announced on Twitter almost seem pedestrian. Here’s the tweet, with all […]

  • ‘Coffee Lids: Peel, Pinch, Pucker, Puncture’ is All About Coffee Lids

    ‘Coffee Lids: Peel, Pinch, Pucker, Puncture’ is All About Coffee Lids

    Just when I thought I’d seen everything, Louise Harpman and Scott Specht have devoted a book, and possibly their entire lives, to the art of the coffee lid. The book is entitled Coffee Lids: Peel, Pinch, Pucker, Puncture. Here’s the official skinny, since personally I’m at a loss: “Louise Harpman and Scott Specht have collected these familiar triumphs […]

  • Golden Surf and Turf: North Carolina Pizza Place Offers $500 Pizza

    Golden Surf and Turf: North Carolina Pizza Place Offers $500 Pizza

    News in luxury foodstuffs out of Charlotte, North Carolina: Just in time for Valentine’s Day, a pizza place in Charlotte called Firenza Pizza is offering a luxury 10-inch pie called the Golden Surf and Turf, and it carries a luxury price tag of $500. Firenza’s press statement will tell you what’s on it, but really it’s all […]

  • Bubly: Pepsi Launches Sparking Water

    Bubly: Pepsi Launches Sparking Water

    If I were a Pepsi executive, I would have heard about the new sparkling water trend a couple years ago and made the obvious connection: Hey, we’ve got giant tanks of carbonated beverage sitting around, can’t we convert some of them into sparkling water tanks? But hey, big companies move slow, so we’re only now […]

  • My Can: Label Your Beer with the Tab

    My Can: Label Your Beer with the Tab

    Somebody else accidentally picking up your beer – or, worse, accidentally picking up someone else’s beer – is one of those terrible party pitfalls that there’s no real way to avoid. Three students at Jiangnan University have come up with a solution, winning a bronze medal at the K-Design Awards in the process: Their concept is […]

  • Reefill: An App Lets New Yorkers Subscribe to Tap Water (Video)

    Reefill: An App Lets New Yorkers Subscribe to Tap Water (Video)

    You can’t make this stuff up, folks. In New York, there’s now an app that lets users get unlimited tap water throughout the city for $1.99. It’s called Reefill, and it’s purported as an alternative to the costly and environmentally detrimental water bottle habit that plagues so many. Reefill is essentially a service that replicates those […]

  • In Your Mace! Pepper Spray Inspired Beer from Dogfish Ale

    In Your Mace! Pepper Spray Inspired Beer from Dogfish Ale

    Most of us, hopefully, will never experience the sensation of Mace brand pepper spray firsthand. And in a shocking failure of reading the room, Dogfish Ale has given everyone a chance to get a little taste o’ Mace, with a new craft brew entitled In Your Mace! According to a Dogfish statement the beer is actually an […]

  • Loaded Pasta Chips Unveiled by Olive Garden

    Loaded Pasta Chips Unveiled by Olive Garden

    Olive Garden has already tried to kill us all with unlimited bread sticks, but now they’re kicking their attempts at culinary murder up more than a couple of notches. They’re doing it with something called Loaded Pasta Chips, which is pretty much exactly what it sounds like. Loaded Pasta Chips are essentially what would happen if […]

  • ‘The Burger Show': New Web Series from First We Feast (Video)

    ‘The Burger Show': New Web Series from First We Feast (Video)

    I don’t want to wade into controversial waters here, but for my money cheeseburgers are pretty much the best food. First We Feast is coming out with a new web series that seeks to do a deep dive into everything going on with burgers today. It’s called The Burger Show, and it’s hosted not by Neil […]