Food & Drink

  • Biersafe: An Underground Safe for Your Beer

    Biersafe: An Underground Safe for Your Beer

    Imagine if you will, an underground safe where your most precious valuables can be stored in a reasonable facsimile of absolute security. Now imagine that your most precious valuables were just a bunch of bottles of beer, and you have imagined the Biersafe, a safe designed to store up to 16 bottles of beer underground. […]

  • Jelly Donut Oreo Unveiled for National Donut Day

    Jelly Donut Oreo Unveiled for National Donut Day

    If for some tragic reason you find yourself sans donuts on National Donut (spelling chosen to remain consistent with Nabisco) Day, there is another junk food celebrating the most important holiday of the year. It’s Jelly Donut Oreo cookies, a surprise release for NDD. Unfortunately only available as a Wal-Mart exclusive, Jelly Donut Oreo cookies […]

  • ‘Burger Lab: The Art and Science of the Perfect Burger’

    ‘Burger Lab: The Art and Science of the Perfect Burger’

    These virtual pages are full of tributes to the art of the cheeseburger. But that’s only one half of the purview advocated by a new book from New Zealand chef Daniel Wilson, entitled Burger Lab: The Art and Science of the Perfect Burger. Burger Lab covers the basics of the world’s greatest culinary innovation, but […]

  • Sweet Heat: Skittles and Starburst Introduce Spicy Candies

    Sweet Heat: Skittles and Starburst Introduce Spicy Candies

    As I write this I’m on speakerphone with my attorney, because it appears that Mars, Inc. has stolen my college nickname for a new line of spicy Starburst and Skittles candies. They’re called Sweet Heat, and they won’t be on grocery store shelves until December – which means there’s still time for me to get […]

  • Slow: The “Anti-Energy” Drink Concept

    Slow: The “Anti-Energy” Drink Concept

    Aleksandra Wiśniewska was sick of the onslaught of energy drinks on the market, promising ever more nervy waking hours – couldn’t there be room in the world for a drink that calms you down rather than revs you up (and no, I’m not talking about alcohol). Enter Slow, a “calming milkshake” created from natural ingredients […]

  • Jim Beam Coffee: Whiskey Brand Teams with White Coffee

    Jim Beam Coffee: Whiskey Brand Teams with White Coffee

    Lacing your coffee with bourbon is a proud tradition that goes back generations. It’s also a little rough on the old liver, which is why the new line of Jim Beam Coffee from Jim Beam and coffee brand White Coffee might be a better alternative to straight Irish coffee. Jim Beam Coffee comes in several […]

  • Starbucks Coffee Ice: A Solution to Watered Down Iced Coffee and Frappes

    Starbucks Coffee Ice: A Solution to Watered Down Iced Coffee and Frappes

    There’s nothing like the first swig of an ice cold iced coffee, but the last swig of an iced coffee is another creature altogether. That’s due to the well known problem that faces every beverage served on ice: It slowly, inexorably, gets watered down. But according to recent reports, select Starbucks locations are testing a […]

  • ‘Shake Shack: Recipes & Stories’ – New Book Out This Week

    ‘Shake Shack: Recipes & Stories’ – New Book Out This Week

    No matter your opinion on Shake Shack – which ranges in the hearts of men from overrated trash to the absolute top of the fast food burger food chain – there’s no denying its cultural import. Now, it even has a book – Shake Shack: Recipes & Stories, out now from publisher Clarkson Potter. Shake […]

  • Jolly Rancher Pop-Tarts: New Line of Toaster Pastries Released

    Jolly Rancher Pop-Tarts: New Line of Toaster Pastries Released

    Junk food addicts have a new dangerous fix to chase at their local grocery stores. It’s Jolly Rancher Pop-Tarts, the very name of which gives me a slight secondhand sugar headache, but which I also admit probably taste pretty good as well. Jolly Rancher Pop-Tarts come in three limited edition flavors: Watermelon, Cherry, and (of […]