Food & Drink

  • Naked Egg Taco from Taco Bell Has a Fried Egg Shell

    Naked Egg Taco from Taco Bell Has a Fried Egg Shell

    Philosophers have long pondered which came first, the chicken or the egg. It’s a question that will probably never be answered conclusively, but we do know which came first in the form of a weird mutant Taco Bell taco shell – that would be the chicken in the Naked Chicken Chalupa, which is now being […]

  • Wild Rock: Wendy’s Japan Unveils Sandwich with Beef Patty Buns

    Wild Rock: Wendy’s Japan Unveils Sandwich with Beef Patty Buns

    Many of us remember the carb-free craze of the early 2000s, when everyone became obsessed with cutting bread and other sources of carbs from their diets, and for some reason replacing them with as much meat as possible. These resulted in some interesting food oddities in the United States, but the trend appears to live […]

  • Krispy Kreme Chocolate Glazed Doughnut Honors Approaching Eclipse (Video)

    Krispy Kreme Chocolate Glazed Doughnut Honors Approaching Eclipse (Video)

    On August 21st, 2017, the people of Earth will have the opportunity to see something that only comes around once in a lifetime, if that. I’m talking, of course, about the Krispy Kreme Chocolate Glazed Doughnut, which is apparently coinciding with some solar eclipse that’s happening at the same time, according to Krispy Kreme CMO […]

  • ‘Where to Drink Coffee': An “Insider’s Guide”

    ‘Where to Drink Coffee': An “Insider’s Guide”

    Finding a good coffee spot – not too crowded, cool atmosphere, drinkable coffee, good menu options, good seating, no more than one open mic night per month, etc – can be a lot more difficult than it seems. After all, there’s a reason people get so attached to their favored coffee shops. Now, authors Liz […]

  • The Spotted Cheetah: An All-Cheetos Pop-Up Restaurant Coming to Tribeca

    The Spotted Cheetah: An All-Cheetos Pop-Up Restaurant Coming to Tribeca

    The prankish spirit of Chester Cheetah, esq. is getting yet another absurd manifestation next week, when The Spotted Cheetah comes to Tribeca on August 15th through the 17th. What is The Spotted Cheetah? Well, I can tell you, but you may not believe it. It’s an upscale pop-up restaurant with a menu curated by television […]

  • Black Insomnia Black Hydro: Caffeine-Infused Mineral Water

    Black Insomnia Black Hydro: Caffeine-Infused Mineral Water

    Not everybody likes to down coffee after a workout, even it’s of the iced variety. Energy drinks carry their own baggage, too but the people at Black Insomnia coffee have come up with a caffeine-infused mineral water designed to replenish electrolytes and give you a much-needed jolt of their infamous caffeine at the same time. […]

  • Kanazawa Ice: Japanese Scientists Invent Melt-Free Ice Cream

    Kanazawa Ice: Japanese Scientists Invent Melt-Free Ice Cream

    I’ve always had a kind of faith that technology would eventually solve all of society’s problems: Wealth inequality, hunger, war, climate change, disease, etc etc etc. But never in my wildest, most optimistic fantasies did I ever dream that scientists would one day crack the problem of melting ice cream. But they evidently have, and […]

  • Krispy Kreme Reese’s Peanut Butter Doughnut

    Krispy Kreme Reese’s Peanut Butter Doughnut

    I had somehow forgotten this, but a year ago this month we told you about the Krispy Kreme Reese’s Peanut Butter Doughnut making its debut in Australia. Fate rewards the patient in this world, and now this doughnut/chocolate/peanut butter/pastry hybrid is making its way to the United States. The American Krispy Kreme Reese’s Peanut Butter […]

  • ‘Eat What You Watch: A Cookbook for Movie Lovers’ by Andrew Rea

    ‘Eat What You Watch: A Cookbook for Movie Lovers’ by Andrew Rea

    Andrew Rea is the creator of the popular web series Binging with Babish, which generally shows viewers how to create famous dishes from TV and movies. It’s only natural that such a concept would be adapted into a cookbook, and so it is with Rea’s upcoming Eat What You Watch: A Cookbook for Movie Lovers. […]

  • Pepper Nitro with a Jerky Twist: New Cold Brew Drink from Starbucks

    Pepper Nitro with a Jerky Twist: New Cold Brew Drink from Starbucks

    Jerky. Starbucks. Starbucks. Jerky. Yeah, personally I’m not really seeing the combo, but I’m also not in charge of developing new beverages at Starbucks – which might explain the existence of the Pepper Nitro with a Jerky Twist, a new Starbucks cold brew beverage that actually comes served with a stick of beef jerky. The […]