Food & Drink

  • ‘Tender Wings of Desire': KFC Wrote a Romance Novel Starring the Colonel

    ‘Tender Wings of Desire': KFC Wrote a Romance Novel Starring the Colonel

    Mother’s Day is coming up in less than two weeks, and if there’s one thing moms all around the world love more than delicious fried chicken from KFC it’s romance novels with characters like “Harland, a handsome sailor with a mysterious past.” Harland Sanders that is, the hero of Tender Wings of Desire, an evidently […]

  • Naked Chicken Chips: Taco Bell is Back at it Again

    Naked Chicken Chips: Taco Bell is Back at it Again

    I’m pretty sure I’ve used this as a point of reference on this site before, but as you’ll soon see I can’t not go back to this well now… We all remember when George Costanza briefly had a business relationship with the folks at Tyson’s Chicken during his stint as Assistant to the Traveling Secretary […]

  • The Frork: A Fast Food Innovation from McDonald’s

    The Frork: A Fast Food Innovation from McDonald’s

    McDonald’s has a new line of “Signature Crafted” sandwiches, and to promote it they have gone down the illustrious infomercial parody route, enlisting famous TV pitchman and friend of the late Billy Mays (RIP), Anthony Sullivan, to unveil The Frork, a French fry utensil for sopping up those “topping droppings” that tend to take place […]

  • Karjala 100-Pack: The World’s First 100-Pack of Beer (Video)

    Karjala 100-Pack: The World’s First 100-Pack of Beer (Video)

    On April 1st of this year, Finnish brewery Karjala unveiled the Karjala 100-Pack, which as its name suggests is a hundred-pack of beer for only the most disciplined and/or socially dominant beer drinkers. Everyone naturally assumed it was an April Fool’s Day prank, but as it turns out this is a real item that you […]

  • Ben & Jerry’s CHILL-aco Introduced for 4/20

    Ben & Jerry’s CHILL-aco Introduced for 4/20

    Of all the brands expected to do it up big for 4/20, Ben & Jerry’s has to be towards the top of the list. This year, the brand rolled out the Ben & Jerry’s CHILL-aco at its Scoop Shops locations, and according to B&J they’re only available for a limited time. The Ben & Jerry’s […]

  • Toast Ale: Beer Made With Surplus Bread (Video)

    Toast Ale: Beer Made With Surplus Bread (Video)

    A toast, ladies and gentlemen, to the beer made from surplus bread as a way orchestrated by activist Tristram Stuart to combat food waste. It’s called Toast Ale, and it comes in three different varieties, all of which are preventing bread from going to waste somewhere. Those three varieties of Toast Ale are Craft Ale, […]

  • Trees Knees Coffee Maple From Bushwick Kitchen

    Trees Knees Coffee Maple From Bushwick Kitchen

    If you’re looking to add an extra kick to your maple syrup, perhaps one that will expand the myriad uses that syrup can be put to, Bushwick Kitchen and Stumptown Coffee Roasters have just the thing. It’s called Trees Knees Coffee Maple syrup, made with real maple syrup from the Catskill Mountains and “infused with […]

  • ‘The World is Your Burger: A Cultural History’ by David Michaels

    ‘The World is Your Burger: A Cultural History’ by David Michaels

    This summer, a new book-length celebration of the cheeseburger is coming to a shelf, and possibly a kitchen, near you. The World is Your Burger: A Cultural History honors the burger-with-cheese with “essays, photographs, and ephemera” assembled by author David Michaels. The World is Your Burger can’t accurately be called a cookbook, even though it […]

  • Unicorn Frappuccino: Mythical Beverage Coming to Starbucks

    Unicorn Frappuccino: Mythical Beverage Coming to Starbucks

    Starbucks is one of those companies that can’t really work on anything in secret without its employees leaking their plans to the internet, and that’s triply true when it involves the mythical one-horned beast known as the unicorn. And so, official confirmation is now surfacing that Starbucks is preparing to unveil the Unicorn Frappuccino on […]