Food & Drink

  • KFC Bath Bomb Introduced by KFC Japan

    KFC Bath Bomb Introduced by KFC Japan

    What can one even say at this point? KFC is one of several fast food chains involved in a never-ending competition to see who can come up with the wildest, craziest promotional gimmicks, all in search of those elusive Facebook and Twitter shares. The latest example? A KFC Bath Bomb developed by KFC Japan. The […]

  • The McRib is Back

    The McRib is Back

    The McDonald’s McRib is the closest thing the dead-souled 21st century has to a recurring deity in the vein of the Phoenix myth – every time it goes away, it’s never for the last time. And now, as a public service announcement (to the degree that informing the public about a fast food pork sandwich […]

  • Firelight Flask: A Flask Built for Sharing

    Firelight Flask: A Flask Built for Sharing

    Containers designed for alcoholic beverages don’t get much more implicitly solitary than the traditional pocket flask – I mean, the stereotypical manner in which to drink from the flask is furtively, ideally without anyone even knowing you’re getting progressively drunker. The Firelight Flask is a variation on the traditional flask that has a much more […]

  • Starbucks Mystery Frappuccino Coming to Japan

    Starbucks Mystery Frappuccino Coming to Japan

    In North America we have the Zombie Frappuccino coming to celebrate the Halloween season. In Japan, Starbucks is opting for a more mysterious approach – literally in this case, as the Starbucks mystery frappuccino doesn’t even appear to have an official name. To all outward observation, the Starbucks mystery frappuccino looks just like a regular […]

  • Under: An Underwater Restaurant Concept by Snøhetta (Pics)

    Under: An Underwater Restaurant Concept by Snøhetta (Pics)

    If scientists are correct and ocean levels continue to rise, a lot of us are going to need to get used to the idea of dining underwater. Luckily, Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta has come up with a concept that will allow a few lucky customers to do so in style – that is, if the […]

  • Chocoladilla: Taco Bell Tests Kit Kat Quesadilla

    Chocoladilla: Taco Bell Tests Kit Kat Quesadilla

    As the ancient sacred prophecy foretold, Taco Bell has finally achieved the intersection of its quesadillas with Kit Kat candy bars for the fast food chain’s latest concoction/monstrosity, dubbed the Chocoladilla. If you are now being cursed with visions of melted chocolate and melted cheese coagulating into some toxic glop and battling inside your stomach […]

  • “Bullying Jr.”: Burger King Releases Anti-Bullying Ad (Video)

    “Bullying Jr.”: Burger King Releases Anti-Bullying Ad (Video)

    Burger King seems to spend most of its advertising budget cultivating an ironic, humorous persona for itself, both on social media and in its promotional campaigns through other channels. But its most recent effort takes a superficially humorous but basically serious approach to a very real problem: Bullying. “Bullying Jr.,” to be exact. “Bullying Jr.” […]

  • Beyond Burger: The Meatless Burger Endorsed by Leo DiCaprio

    Beyond Burger: The Meatless Burger Endorsed by Leo DiCaprio

    Beyond Meat is a company looking forward to the meatless future, and to do so they have high profile investors like Bill Gates on their side. But now they have an even more famous celebrity investor, and Leonardo DiCaprio really wants you to try the Beyond Burger. The Beyond Burger is an attempt by Beyond […]