Food & Drink

  • Ommegang Valar Dohaeris: Brewery Reveals Next ‘Game of Thrones’ Beer

    Ommegang Valar Dohaeris: Brewery Reveals Next ‘Game of Thrones’ Beer

    Game of Thrones and beer, for whatever reason, just seem to go together. So it’s no big “Red Wedding” level shock that Brewery Ommegang has unveiled their second officially licensed Game of Thrones beer, entitled Ommegang Valar Dohaeris. Seasoned Game of Thrones devotees will recognize the phrase “valar dohaeris” the High Valyrian greeting uttered by […]

  • Kirby Café: Nintendo Legend Gets Japanese Restaurant

    Kirby Café: Nintendo Legend Gets Japanese Restaurant

    Pokémon Go is currently captivating the nation with a bunch of cute, cuddly monsters, but it’s important to remember that a certain other Nintendo video game character was being annoyingly cute when the creators of Pokémon were just twinkles in their trainers’ eyes.  That character is Kirby, and in Japan at least, he’s being recognized as […]

  • M-5000 Envirofit Rocket Stove

    M-5000 Envirofit Rocket Stove

    If you want to get some grilling done this summer but you’re not crazy about the standard portable grill (or even your own indoor stove), the M-5000 Envirofit Rocket Stove is intended as an environmentally friendly alternative that may suit your grilling needs perfectly. The M-5000 Envirofit Rocket Stove’s killer app is its “patented metal […]

  • Ce’ La Vi: Singapore Restaurant Offering $2M Dinner for Two

    Ce’ La Vi: Singapore Restaurant Offering $2M Dinner for Two

    When you go to a fancy restaurant, you may not be surprised to spend three or four hundred dollars on dinner and drinks for two, but a $2 million check at the end of the night may get even the most affluent diners to say something to the waiter. Unless, of course, those diners are […]

  • Food Ink: “The World’s First 3D-Printing Restaurant” (Video)

    Food Ink: “The World’s First 3D-Printing Restaurant” (Video)

    “Say, waiter, could you print me up an omelet?” The reality implied by that question has now come to pass, with the opening of Food Ink, a new eatery that bills itself as “the world’s first 3D-printing restaurant.” I don’t think they have omelets, though. Instead, the Food Ink menu is populated by items with […]

  • Grillo: The Portable Barbecue From formAxiom

    Grillo: The Portable Barbecue From formAxiom

    Generally, portable barbecuing is limited to a small kettle grill you can throw in your trunk or the back of your car, but formAxiom weren’t content with standard procedure in the field of portable barbecue grills. And so we have Grillo, an “ultra-portable barbecue” that doesn’t sacrifice functionality or safety for (ultra-)portability. Grillo uses an […]

  • Crystal Pepsi is Coming Back This Summer

    Crystal Pepsi is Coming Back This Summer

    One of the least lamented parts of the early 1990s is Crystal Pepsi, which no one bought, no one drank, and no one liked. But since it was around between the years 1992 and 1994, its cultural prominence has reached a point at which Pepsi has no choice but to put it back in stores. […]

  • EcoFire: “Powerful Outdoor Cooking and Portable Fireplace”

    EcoFire: “Powerful Outdoor Cooking and Portable Fireplace”

    If you’re looking for a way to cook food outdoors this summer, but aren’t satisfied with the lack of fuel efficiency and environmental friendliness in typical outdoor stoves, there’s a camp stove now raising funds on Kickstarter that may deserve your support. It’s EcoFire, a stove that offers “powerful outdoor cooking” along with a portable […]

  • “Orange Drink” Added to Starbucks’ Secret Menu

    “Orange Drink” Added to Starbucks’ Secret Menu

    The fabled “secret menu” at Starbucks, which has earned its scare quotes due to the fact that it’s in no way still a secret, has a new item on its fabled and figurative pages just in time for summer. It’s called “Orange Drink,” but its name isn’t quite as intuitive as you might assume. Rather […]

  • Jack Daniel’s Barrel Hunt: Whiskey Brand Launches Global Scavenger Hunt

    Jack Daniel’s Barrel Hunt: Whiskey Brand Launches Global Scavenger Hunt

    Everybody loves a scavenger hunt, and when that scavenger hunt takes up the entire planet and happens to involve Jack Daniel’s whiskey as well? That’s a surefire hit. And that’s just what the new Jack Daniel’s Barrel Hunt is, in honor of the brand’s historic 150th anniversary. The Jack Daniel’s Barrel Hunt begins on the […]