Food & Drink

  • Coil: Iced Coffee Brewed At Home Without Ice

    Coil: Iced Coffee Brewed At Home Without Ice

    Everyone likes iced coffee, but it comes with some inherent vices that can bring that love down a couple notches. The main one is the whole “ice is frozen water” thing, which has a tendency to result in watered-down coffee. But now there’s Coil, a device that can chill any coffee in four minutes or […]

  • The Menu Nut Hammer Is Designed To Crack Nuts

    The Menu Nut Hammer Is Designed To Crack Nuts

    The holiday season brings with it a cavalcade of uncracked nuts, just waiting for some person or thing to split their shells and enjoy the tasty treasures inside. Now, that person or thing might be both – a person with a Menu Nut Hammer, a hammer specifically designed to crack nuts without any guesswork or […]

  • Bush Smarts Camp Coffee Kit

    Bush Smarts Camp Coffee Kit

    Coffee is one of the perennial go-to beverages for camping and other outdoor exploration. But generally coffee prepared by campfire isn’t that good compared to what you’d get in civilization, but the new Bush Smarts Camp Coffee Kit is an attempt to bring quality java out into the bush. The Bush Smarts Camp Coffee Kit starts […]

  • Stephen Kenn Travel Cocktail Kit

    Stephen Kenn Travel Cocktail Kit

    Imagine it, if you will: You’re traveling abroad in some exotic locale, minding your own business when a band of jewel thieves hijack your tour bus and announce their intention to start killing hostages if the police don’t grant them safe passage out of the country. You look around, and see that all of your […]

  • Bacon-Making Kit From Williams-Sonoma

    Bacon-Making Kit From Williams-Sonoma

    We’re all familiar with the figure of speech “bring home the bacon,” but have you ever stopped to consider the implication of such an expression? It connotes that it’s practically impossible to make bacon at home, which is why you have to bring it home instead. But that implicit conventional wisdom has become just a […]

  • Maverick Prohibition Milk Chocolate Made With Real Bourbon

    Maverick Prohibition Milk Chocolate Made With Real Bourbon

    Next month is Prohibition Repeal Day, and there are lots of ways to celebrate this important occasion. You could finally convert your old speakeasy into a guest room, for example, or start using your bathtub for baths again. Or, if those things already got taken care of 80 or so years ago, you can chow […]

  • ‘A True Guide to Scotch': 11-Part Web Series From Dewar’s (Video)

    ‘A True Guide to Scotch': 11-Part Web Series From Dewar’s (Video)

    Scotch brand Dewar’s has been around for almost 170 years, which means they have as firm a grasp as any on the history of Scotch whisky. And now they’re putting it to good use, with a new web series that gives interested viewers A True Guide to Scotch, hosted by Dewar’s “brand ambassador” Gabriel Cardarella. […]

  • Dewitos: Mountain Dew Testing Doritos-Flavored Soda

    Dewitos: Mountain Dew Testing Doritos-Flavored Soda

    Here’s a little bit of free advice to the executives out there running the major food and beverage companies of the world: If you want to drum up some free publicity online, just publicize a product too disgusting to imagine. Odds are, it’ll go viral, and there will be an army of people who will […]

  • Sriracha 2 Go: The Inevitable Portable Sriracha

    Sriracha 2 Go: The Inevitable Portable Sriracha

    Somewhere in the back of your mind, you knew this had to happen eventually. There’s now a way for you to carry a small bottle of Sriracha on your keychain, for when you find yourself in a restaurant out in the suburbs that doesn’t have it on the table. It’s called Sriracha 2 Go (or, […]

  • Reese’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Spread Is Here

    Reese’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Spread Is Here

    We all know about Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Reese’s Pieces, and Reese’s Puffs cereal, but now there’s another (presumably) delicious addition to the Reese’s family of products. It’s Reese’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Spread, an alternative to peanut butter for when you want to eat a bunch of Hershey’s chocolate but pretend that it’s a quasi-wholesome […]