Food & Drink

  • Cola Maison: Syrup Specifically for Cola and Whiskey Mixes

    Cola Maison: Syrup Specifically for Cola and Whiskey Mixes

    Cola (I’m going to avoid using brand names here) makes for an interesting drink mix ingredient, at least in theory, but a lot of the ingredients that go into your average glass of cola don’t actually mix well with the more refined ingredients of whiskeys. Enter Cola Maison, a cola syrup made with all-natural ingredients specifically […]

  • Kaffeeform: Recycled Coffee Grounds Can Make Coffee Cups (Photos)

    Kaffeeform: Recycled Coffee Grounds Can Make Coffee Cups (Photos)

    I recently saw a movie in which Paul Newman’s character woke up, stumbled to his coffee maker, realized he didn’t have any coffee left, and used the old grounds from the day before to make his morning cup. Until today, I thought that was the height of coffee ground recycling, but now I know about Kaffeeform, a material […]

  • Craft Beer Candles From Cool Material

    Craft Beer Candles From Cool Material

    Beer is thought of primarily as a refreshing and drunk-making beverage, but true beer fans know the aromatic value of a good beer as well. It’s this value that goes into a new line of Craft Beer Candles by Cool Material, designed to replicate the distinctive smells of three different craft brews. Those brews are […]

  • Anheuser-Busch Canning Water for Flood Victims Instead of Beer

    Anheuser-Busch Canning Water for Flood Victims Instead of Beer

    Right now, parts of Texas and Oklahoma are recovering from some extremely severe rainstorms, with flooding reaching devastating proportions in many different areas. A particularly satisfactory response has come courtesy of beer brand Anheuser-Busch, which has halted beer production in one of its breweries to provide clean drinking water for flood victims instead. It’s all […]

  • Taco Bell Will Reportedly Test Home Delivery Service

    Taco Bell Will Reportedly Test Home Delivery Service

    Here’s a classic “good news, bad news” situation: Taco Bell, according to a recent statement by a high-ranking Yum Brands executive, just might be adding a home delivery option in the restaurant’s near future. That’s the good news, with the bad news being that having access to Taco Bell food (as well as brand-mate Kentucky Fried […]

  • Ikawa Digital Home Coffee Roaster (Video)

    Ikawa Digital Home Coffee Roaster (Video)

    For most people, coffee is simply a beverage we pick up on our way to work so we don’t fall asleep in our cars. But for true coffee connoisseurs, there’s a new kid on the block that lets you take unprecedented control over your coffee, by roasting the beans in small amounts in your own home […]

  • Napoleon Pro 665: Grill 40+ Burgers Simultaneously (Photos)

    Napoleon Pro 665: Grill 40+ Burgers Simultaneously (Photos)

    Summer is approaching fast, and with it peak grilling season. But if you’re hoping to grill up some good eats for not just your immediate family, but perhaps an attachment of soldiers or a traveling circus troupe, there’s a grill that lets you cook all that food at one time – the Vito Corleone of […]

  • Colonel Sanders Returns Played by Darrell Hammond (Video)

    Colonel Sanders Returns Played by Darrell Hammond (Video)

    I read an article recently about how every American president has inspired a slew of pop culture heroes in his own image – the JFK era gave us suave James Bond, Ronald Reagan gave us hyper-artificial Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger, etc. I bring up this theory because another great American hero has made his triumphant […]

  • The Most American Thickburger: Carl’s Jr. Unveils Latest Bohemoth

    The Most American Thickburger: Carl’s Jr. Unveils Latest Bohemoth

    “America” means many things to many people, but what could it mean to be “the most American?” There are probably as many different answers to that question, but it’s hard for me to think of a better one than Carl’s Jr.’s latest affront to the human body, The Most American Thickburger. Let’s run down the […]

  • Domino’s Launching Emoji Ordering System

    Domino’s Launching Emoji Ordering System

    Imagine the following scenario: You want some pizza. You tweet that you want some pizza. Pizza arrives. You eat the pizza. If it seems like there are some steps missing there, that’s because I’m describing Domino’s recently announced system for ordering pizza through Twitter, including simply @-replying the Domino’s Twitter account with a pizza emoji. […]