Food & Drink

  • Hopsy HomeTap: Beer, On Tap, in Your House (Video)

    Hopsy HomeTap: Beer, On Tap, in Your House (Video)

    At the beginning of this year we told you about Hopsy, a subscription service for having beer delivered to your door. They’re still only servicing the San Francisco area, but their latest project is of interest to beer enjoyers all over the world: The Hopsy HomeTap, a device for the chilling and serving of beer […]

  • Cheetos Burrito Coming Soon to Taco Bell

    Cheetos Burrito Coming Soon to Taco Bell

    May God have mercy on us all, because starting next month, select US Taco Bell locations will begin testing on their latest mutant food monstrosity: The Cheetos Burrito. Or, maybe someone at Taco Bell will realize that “Cheeto Burrito” is a much better name and they’ll go with that instead. Whether they go with the […]

  • Impossible Burger: A Bleeding Vegetarian Artificial Beef Burger

    Impossible Burger: A Bleeding Vegetarian Artificial Beef Burger

    Impossible Foods is a company that specializes in vegetarian, lab-created foodstuffs that taste impossibly similar to the real carnivorous meats they seek to imitate – think of them as the John Carpenter’s The Thing of the vegetarian food industry. And their latest masterpiece, dubbed the Impossible Burger, is set to make its debut at New […]

  • Mandem Safe: The Safe That Looks Like a Nike Shoebox

    Mandem Safe: The Safe That Looks Like a Nike Shoebox

    A burglar breaks into your home, looking for valuables to steal. He (or she!) searches your entire apartment looking for a safe, ignoring a prominently-placed Nike shoebox on the rationale that he doesn’t know anything about sneakers and thus would have a hard time re-selling a pilfered pair. Congratulations, your Mandem Safe has officially paid […]

  • Crosshatch Aluminum Wallet From Sapling

    Crosshatch Aluminum Wallet From Sapling

    If you’re not only sick of your wallet, but sick of the whole concept of wallets in general, the people at Sapling have a novel alternative to the traditional wallet that just might set off the next metal detector you walk through. It’s the Crosshatch Aluminum Wallet. Every Crosshatch Aluminum Wallet is crafted from a […]

  • Craft Beer Historian Being Sought by Smithsonian Institution

    Craft Beer Historian Being Sought by Smithsonian Institution

    If you’ve spent your life ensconced in the world of craft beer, it’s possible that you’ve wasted a lot of time in the pursuit of knowledge and enjoyment of that particular field. But what if it turned out not to be such a waste after all? That could be the case if you get hired […]

  • Luxury Zebra Cro: Meet the Donut That Costs $2,000

    Luxury Zebra Cro: Meet the Donut That Costs $2,000

    Dum Dum Donutterie is a specialty donut shop that’s making a splash at the London’s Just Eat Food Festival with the Luxury Zebra Cro. This is not just any donut, however.  At $2,000, it’s reportedly quite likely that it’s the most expensive donut on the planet. There’s really no way to justify a donut that […]

  • Flaming Lips Brainville Rye Whiskey From Few Spirits

    Flaming Lips Brainville Rye Whiskey From Few Spirits

    If you’ve always wanted to celebrate the Flaming Lips while getting plastered on whiskey, Few Spirits has just the thing for you. It’s Flaming Lips Brainville Rye Whiskey, a beverage that probably won’t induce any psychedelic effects in the user. Flaming Lips Brainville Rye Whiskey is the product of visual designer Justin Helton (responsible for […]

  • Ommegang Valar Dohaeris: Brewery Reveals Next ‘Game of Thrones’ Beer

    Ommegang Valar Dohaeris: Brewery Reveals Next ‘Game of Thrones’ Beer

    Game of Thrones and beer, for whatever reason, just seem to go together. So it’s no big “Red Wedding” level shock that Brewery Ommegang has unveiled their second officially licensed Game of Thrones beer, entitled Ommegang Valar Dohaeris. Seasoned Game of Thrones devotees will recognize the phrase “valar dohaeris” the High Valyrian greeting uttered by […]

  • Kirby Café: Nintendo Legend Gets Japanese Restaurant

    Kirby Café: Nintendo Legend Gets Japanese Restaurant

    Pokémon Go is currently captivating the nation with a bunch of cute, cuddly monsters, but it’s important to remember that a certain other Nintendo video game character was being annoyingly cute when the creators of Pokémon were just twinkles in their trainers’ eyes.  That character is Kirby, and in Japan at least, he’s being recognized as […]