Food & Drink

  • Ray Liotta is the Latest KFC Colonel in New Commercial (Video)

    Ray Liotta is the Latest KFC Colonel in New Commercial (Video)

    I admit to having a nearly infinite capacity for keeping track of all manner of fictional sagas, but KFC‘s ongoing ad campaign involving various high-profile actors and comedians portraying their departed founder is not one of them. So I don’t know exactly how Ray Liotta fits into the KFC Colonel continuity, but I do know […]

  • McDonald’s McCafé Coffee Line Gets Brand Makeover

    McDonald’s McCafé Coffee Line Gets Brand Makeover

    I’ve often heard people say that even if you wouldn’t expect it, you can get good, cheap coffee at McDonald’s. Evidently, the fast food chain is no longer content with that whole unsung diamond in the rough vibe, because the McDonald’s McCafé line of coffee beverages has received a brand makeover that seems to be […]

  • “Smile to Pay” Technology Unveiled by KFC China (Video)

    “Smile to Pay” Technology Unveiled by KFC China (Video)

    You might be familiar with the expression that a smile and a dime will get you a cup of coffee, and if you adjust for inflation that expression is now literally true, with the unveiling of “Smile to Pay” technology at KFC China. The system allows customers to confirm their identities at automated self-service kiosks […]

  • 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 […]