Food & Drink

  • Singles Blizzard From Dairy Queen for Valentine’s Day

    Singles Blizzard From Dairy Queen for Valentine’s Day

    Valentine’s Day can be a little rough for single people, especially if you’ve ever savored the romantic joy of sharing ice cream with a special person (I’ll insert a brief pause for a wistful sigh here). But there’s really no reason–except for basic human dignity–not to enjoy a solo frozen treat this Valentine’s Day, which […]

  • Sommi Wine Cellars

    Sommi Wine Cellars

    The dream for a lot of wine enthusiasts is to have a genuine wine cellar underneath your house, where you can hide uranium, murder busybodies who threaten to derail your elaborate art forgery scheme, or just store your wine. But not everybody is lucky enough to have the resources for a conventional wine cellar, which […]

  • 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 […]

  • Pizzacraft Pizzeria Pronto Stovetop Pizza Oven

    Pizzacraft Pizzeria Pronto Stovetop Pizza Oven

    First of all, no, Pizzacraft is not affiliated with the upcoming feature film Warcraft. But it is a company that makes various items for the preparation and enjoyment of homemade pizza. Their latest is the Pizzacraft Pizzeria Pronto Stovetop Pizza Oven. A week or so ago we told you about the GE Monogram Pizza Oven, […]

  • 99 Bottles of Craft Beer on the Wall Scratch-Off Chart

    99 Bottles of Craft Beer on the Wall Scratch-Off Chart

    True beer aficionados are known for the meticulous documentation of their drinking habits, but if you don’t feel like keeping a beer journal, there’s now another graphically pleasing way to keep track of the beers you’ve enjoyed and the beers you hope to enjoy in the future. It’s the 99 Bottles of Craft Beer on […]

  • FEW Breakfast Gin Available From Masters of Malt

    FEW Breakfast Gin Available From Masters of Malt

    Ah yes, gin, also known as “the breakfast of champions.” But even given that well-known aphorism, there are almost no gins on the market that were specifically engineered to be enjoyed during morning meals — which is exactly the niche that FEW Breakfast Gin, now available from Masters of Malt, seeks to fill. Earl Grey tea […]

  • 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 […]

  • Nendo ChocolaTexture Bar: A Feast for the Tactile Sense

    Nendo ChocolaTexture Bar: A Feast for the Tactile Sense

    Does texture matter when you’re eating a chocolate bar, or is chocolate chocolate, regardless of the shape it’s pressed into? That’s the implicit question posed by the new Nendo ChocolaTexture Bar, which gives purchasers a sampling of a variety of different patterns, allowing them to decide for themselves whether they make a difference in flavor/overall […]

  • Budweiser Logo Gets a Fresh, Pared-Down Makeover

    Budweiser Logo Gets a Fresh, Pared-Down Makeover

    I believe that Brian Eno suggests “Simple Subtraction” as one of his Oblique Strategies for creative endeavors.  And apparently someone at Budweiser‘s marketing department drew that card in the last few months, because there has now been a new, pared down Budweiser logo unveiled by the beer brand. The new Budweiser logo retains the shape […]