Food & Drink

  • WhopperCoin: Burger King Has Developed Its Own Cryptocurrency

    WhopperCoin: Burger King Has Developed Its Own Cryptocurrency

    If you’re looking for an explanation here about how cryptocurrencies operate, bad news – I don’t even understand how my credit card operates. But I do know that, for some reason Burger King has gotten into the cryptocurrency field with, I Kid Vid you not, WhopperCoin. It’s being tested in Russia, where apparently anything goes […]

  • Conker Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur

    Conker Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur

    Gin distiller Conker Spirit reportedly tested more than 90 different recipes in their attempt to create a coffee liqueur combination that wasn’t too sweet or too espresso-y. Whether they succeeded is up to the individual taster, but the end result of that extensive development process is Conker Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur. Premium Brazilian and Ethiopian […]

  • Sushi Burritos Coming to Select Starbucks

    Sushi Burritos Coming to Select Starbucks

    I can’t believe it, but it’s finally happened – I actually got to try a trendy novelty food item before that item ended up at Starbucks. It’s sushi burritos, which happen to be exactly what they sound like and require no further explanation, unless you happen to be unfamiliar with either the concepts of sushi […]

  • SuperCritical: Marijuana-Infused Beer from Lagunitas Brewing Company (Video)

    SuperCritical: Marijuana-Infused Beer from Lagunitas Brewing Company (Video)

    It would be the assumption of many in the general public, I suspect, that a marijuana-infused IPA would serve the dual purpose of getting the drinker high and drunk at the same time. But that is not the case with SuperCritical, a new marijuana-infused IPA from Lagunitas Brewing Company, a subsidiary of Viacom Heineken. SuperCritical […]

  • Kit Kat Nodo Ame Aji: Cough Drop Kit Kat Bars Come to Japan

    Kit Kat Nodo Ame Aji: Cough Drop Kit Kat Bars Come to Japan

    We are all on a highway called “weird Kit Kat bars in Japan,” and I don’t want to freak you out but honestly? I have no idea where this road is going. I do know what the latest exit is, though – a horrifying concoction known as Kit Kat Nodo Ame Aji, best described in […]

  • 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 […]