Dining

  • McDonald’s Secret Menu Confirmed by Manager During Reddit AMA

    McDonald’s Secret Menu Confirmed by Manager During Reddit AMA

    Rumors (even some propagated by this very site) of a McDonald’s secret menu have been floating around for years now. But they’ve recently been confirmed by a quasi-official source – the manager of a McDonald’s restaurant in Scotland who recently participated in an AMA (“Ask Me Anything”) on Reddit. The manager elaborated on the McDonald’s secret […]

  • Key Lime Pie Oreos Now Available

    Key Lime Pie Oreos Now Available

    Remember a couple years ago when Beyoncé released a surprise album out of nowhere? The cookie equivalent of that is happening now in grocery stores across the country, with the release of Key Lime Pie Oreos. And somehow, unlike other specialty Oreo flavors, there wasn’t any pre-release hype for this version. The release of Key […]

  • Napoli Crispy Pizza Chicken From KFC Hong Kong

    Napoli Crispy Pizza Chicken From KFC Hong Kong

    There seems to be no end to the amount of crazy food novelties that the fast food restaurants of the world can cook up. The latest delight comes from KFC Hong Kong, and is a combination of the objective two greatest foods of all time: Fried chicken and pizza. It’s called Napoli Crispy Pizza Chicken. […]

  • Pearl: The App for Oyster Lovers

    Pearl: The App for Oyster Lovers

    I’ve written about a lot of specialized smartphone apps for this site, like an app for buying and selling sneakers or a dating app for pot-smokers. But Pearl has to be the most specialized one yet – an app for getting real-time information on the best oysters for sale at seafood restaurants in your area. […]

  • Introducing the Deep Fried Big Mac by ‘Peep My Eats’ (Video)

    Introducing the Deep Fried Big Mac by ‘Peep My Eats’ (Video)

    If you thought a McDonald’s Big Mac couldn’t get any unhealthier/more delicious, you obviously haven’t been exposed to the latest culinary innovation from Peep My Eats. It’s the deep fried Big Mac, the two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun you know and love with a thick coating […]

  • Gummy Pizza in a Box: Life-Sized Pizza Made From Gummy Candy (Video)

    Gummy Pizza in a Box: Life-Sized Pizza Made From Gummy Candy (Video)

    New from Vat19, it’s the gummy candy novelty that ups the ante on all previous gummy candy novelties, thanks in no small part to its sheer size. It’s Gummy Pizza in a Box, a slice of gummy heaven that looks just like a real eight-inch pizza – well, almost. In addition to its impressive size, […]

  • Burger King Japan Launches Red “Aka” Burgers (Pics)

    Burger King Japan Launches Red “Aka” Burgers (Pics)

    You might have seen those crazy looking black cheeseburgers from Burger King Japan a while back, with buns and cheese turned black by some kind of forbidden kitchen chemistry. Now, the restaurant is rolling out something almost as disturbing – the “Aka” burger, which translates in English as “Red.” As you might expect from a […]

  • Hot Dog Bites Pizza From Pizza Hut is Coming

    Hot Dog Bites Pizza From Pizza Hut is Coming

    It rampaged through Canada. It left the United Kingdom in ruins. And now it’s coming to the United States. It’s the Hot Dog Bites Pizza from Pizza Hut, the restaurant’s latest attempt to do something, anything, that will make everyone stop ignoring it. The Hot Dog Bites Pizza takes the usual (or cheese-stuffed) pizza crust and replaces […]

  • Crystal Pepsi Poised for a Comeback

    Crystal Pepsi Poised for a Comeback

    Here’s some good proof that nostalgia can redeem just about anything: People miss Crystal Pepsi. Despite widespread testimony that it tastes bad and it being kind of a creepy idea to begin with (it’s supposed to taste just like Pepsi but it’s transparent instead of whatever color Pepsi is), the #BringBackCrystalPepsi social media campaign has caught […]

  • ‘An Animated History of the Hamburger’ (Video)

    ‘An Animated History of the Hamburger’ (Video)

    A hamburger is not generally thought of as one of those things that you need to have any historical context to enjoy or appreciate. In fact, I suspect that if you brought a freshly made hamburger to some native tribe out in the middle of the jungle and presented it to the chieftain, he or […]