Dining

  • Rainbow Bagels: Technicolor Bagels From The Bagel Store

    Rainbow Bagels: Technicolor Bagels From The Bagel Store

    Rainbow-colored foods are not for everyone, since there’s probably some part of everybody’s brain that tells you to back away from foods that are that brightly colored. But everyone, no matter how well-formed their lizard brains are, can enjoy looking at the new Rainbow Bagels from The Bagel Store in Brooklyn. Rainbow Bagels are crafted […]

  • Extra Long Buttery Cheeseburger From Burger King

    Extra Long Buttery Cheeseburger From Burger King

    Cheeseburgers, in order to be defined as such, are generally thought to require a basic circular shape as dictated by that of the agreed-upon hamburger bun. But Burger King is flexing some of its royal might over its subjects with the new Extra Long Buttery Cheeseburger. According to the BK site, the Extra Long Buttery […]

  • Kola House: Pepsi Restaurant Opening in NYC

    Kola House: Pepsi Restaurant Opening in NYC

    You may not realize it, but there’s a key ingredient to cola of all brands called the kola nut, which gives the drink its flavor. Even if you don’t know the nut by now, Pepsi is hoping to make it a star (and increase their own revenue in the process) with a trendy New York […]

  • Sriracha Packets From Sriracha 2 Go and Huy Fong Foods

    Sriracha Packets From Sriracha 2 Go and Huy Fong Foods

    You may recall (especially if you’re a big Sriracha fan) the development of Sriracha 2 Go, the portable key chain Sriracha bottle. Now, the makers of that fine product have unveiled another portable Sriracha innovation, and it seems particularly obvious in retrospect: Sriracha packets, officially licensed by Huy Fong Foods, the makers of Sriracha. If you’re […]

  • LocoL: Fast Food Restaurant to Serve Healthy Alternatives to Food Deserts

    LocoL: Fast Food Restaurant to Serve Healthy Alternatives to Food Deserts

    One of the trickiest things about economic disparity is that it has effects that aren’t immediately apparent, especially to people who are lucky enough to live on the right side of the divide. One of those effects is conceptualized as the “food desert,” the name given to underprivileged areas in which residents don’t have convenient […]

  • McChocolate Potatoes: Chocolate-Covered Fries Coming to Japan

    McChocolate Potatoes: Chocolate-Covered Fries Coming to Japan

    I’ve long heard about customers at Wendy’s dipping their fries in a chocolate Frosty, but over in Japan another fast food giant is capitalizing on human beings’ latent love of mixing sweet and salty flavors. And since this particular delicacy is called McChocolate Potatoes, I probably don’t have to tell you which restaurant it is. […]

  • Ripple Maker Latte Art Machine (Video)

    Ripple Maker Latte Art Machine (Video)

    One of the most elite art forms of all time is now being democratized so that anyone (anyone with over a grand to spend on a coffee art machine, that is) can participate: Latte art. It’s the Ripple Maker, a machine that creates those intricate designs on the surface of a foamy latte that used […]

  • McDonald’s Next: Mickey D’s Gets Upgraded

    McDonald’s Next: Mickey D’s Gets Upgraded

    If you feel any deep and personal connections to your local McDonald’s, you better cherish your remaining time there as you would at a church or other house of God, since it may be getting completely revamped in the near future. It’s part of a concept for the brand’s future that’s known as McDonald’s Next, […]

  • ‘Tomorrow’s Meatball': Foods of the Future From IKEA Space10 (Pics)

    ‘Tomorrow’s Meatball': Foods of the Future From IKEA Space10 (Pics)

    One of the cornerstones of the IKEA retail experience is the meatball, but here’s a question that might not have occurred to you before now: What will meatballs be like 20 years in the future? The people at IKEA’s Space10 lab have come up with a few different answers to that question, together forming Tomorrow’s […]

  • Pizza Major Offered by Pizza Hut and Manchester Metropolitan University

    Pizza Major Offered by Pizza Hut and Manchester Metropolitan University

    Selecting a major can be a daunting task for any young scholar. Do you pick something practical, with the greatest chance of gainful-yet-uninspired employment? Or do you follow your heart and study your capitalistically worthless passion and hope things work out for the best? Now, thanks to Pizza Hut and Manchester Metropolitan University, you can […]