Food & Drink

  • “How Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Are Made” (Video)

    “How Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Are Made” (Video)

    It has often been said that if you really love something, you probably don’t want to know how it’s made. In this case, Krispy Kreme doughnuts, as they are in most other cases, are exceptional. INSIDER recently proved the case with a new short video, descriptively entitled “How Krisky Kreme Doughnuts Are Made.” “How Krispy […]

  • Meatball Pizza Bowl: A New Olive Garden Monstrosity (Video)

    Meatball Pizza Bowl: A New Olive Garden Monstrosity (Video)

    When we last heard from Olive Garden, they were trying to kill decent hardworking Americans with an unholy hybrid of nachos and pasta. Now, they’re dishing out something even more dangerous: A giant, bowl-shaped pizza crust jammed with cheese, sauce and meatballs. It’s called the Meatball Pizza Bowl.  The OG Meatball Pizza Bowl is part of […]

  • Magical Unicorn Marshmallows Coming to Lucky Charms

    Magical Unicorn Marshmallows Coming to Lucky Charms

    It’s a momentous occasion over at General Mills, where for the first time in a decade a new permanent marshmallow is being added to the Lucky Charms lineup. The cereal company recently put the matter up to a Twitter question, and it was “Magical Unicorn Marshmallows” that are the people’s choice: If you could pick […]

  • ‘The Beer Pantry: Cooking at the Intersection of Craft Beer and Great Food’

    ‘The Beer Pantry: Cooking at the Intersection of Craft Beer and Great Food’

    Next month, author Adam Dulye, executive chef to the Brewers Association, is coming out with a new cookbook that’s right in his professional wheelhouse. It’s The Beer Pantry: Cooking at the Intersection of Craft Beer and Great Food, and it’s engineered as a counteraction of the notion of beer as a lowbrow junk food beverage: “The recipes in […]

  • Hangover Glass Has an Overlaid Guide to Multiple Remedies

    Hangover Glass Has an Overlaid Guide to Multiple Remedies

    When you’re in the grip of a particularly vicious hangover, it’s always a good idea to conserve as many of your precious brain cells as possible, which means it’s not a good idea for you to try to access a mental store of hangover remedies at that time. No need to go without, though, thanks […]

  • KFC Scratch ‘n’ Sniff Valentine’s Day Cards

    KFC Scratch ‘n’ Sniff Valentine’s Day Cards

    Today is Valentine’s Day, and if you thought KFC was gonna sit this opportunity for viral internet shares out, you must be crazier than the Colonel. Still, compared to some of the restaurant’s past promotional stunts, the KFC scratch ‘n’ sniff Valentine’s Day cards the brand announced on Twitter almost seem pedestrian. Here’s the tweet, with all […]

  • ‘Coffee Lids: Peel, Pinch, Pucker, Puncture’ is All About Coffee Lids

    ‘Coffee Lids: Peel, Pinch, Pucker, Puncture’ is All About Coffee Lids

    Just when I thought I’d seen everything, Louise Harpman and Scott Specht have devoted a book, and possibly their entire lives, to the art of the coffee lid. The book is entitled Coffee Lids: Peel, Pinch, Pucker, Puncture. Here’s the official skinny, since personally I’m at a loss: “Louise Harpman and Scott Specht have collected these familiar triumphs […]

  • Golden Surf and Turf: North Carolina Pizza Place Offers $500 Pizza

    Golden Surf and Turf: North Carolina Pizza Place Offers $500 Pizza

    News in luxury foodstuffs out of Charlotte, North Carolina: Just in time for Valentine’s Day, a pizza place in Charlotte called Firenza Pizza is offering a luxury 10-inch pie called the Golden Surf and Turf, and it carries a luxury price tag of $500. Firenza’s press statement will tell you what’s on it, but really it’s all […]

  • Bubly: Pepsi Launches Sparking Water

    Bubly: Pepsi Launches Sparking Water

    If I were a Pepsi executive, I would have heard about the new sparkling water trend a couple years ago and made the obvious connection: Hey, we’ve got giant tanks of carbonated beverage sitting around, can’t we convert some of them into sparkling water tanks? But hey, big companies move slow, so we’re only now […]

  • My Can: Label Your Beer with the Tab

    My Can: Label Your Beer with the Tab

    Somebody else accidentally picking up your beer – or, worse, accidentally picking up someone else’s beer – is one of those terrible party pitfalls that there’s no real way to avoid. Three students at Jiangnan University have come up with a solution, winning a bronze medal at the K-Design Awards in the process: Their concept is […]