Food & Drink

  • Heisenberg Vodka From Blue Ice Vodka (Video)

    Heisenberg Vodka From Blue Ice Vodka (Video)

    The dear, departed Walter White, former chemistry teacher from Albuquerque, New Mexico, became known for manufacturing a certain product before his untimely death at the hands of his own science gun. But it’s a different, slightly less addictive product that now bears the name of his menacing alter-ego: Heisenberg Vodka from Blue Ice. Each limited edition bottle of Heisenberg […]

  • Roccbox: Portable Stone Bake Oven Can Cook a Pizza in 90 Seconds

    Roccbox: Portable Stone Bake Oven Can Cook a Pizza in 90 Seconds

    I don’t have much personal experience with portable ovens, but I imagine that they aren’t generally known for their speed and efficiency. But the Roccbox is a portable stone bake oven that can cook food so fast that once you get one you might never want to use your regular oven for anything again. Roccbox […]

  • ‘An Animated History of the Hamburger’ (Video)

    ‘An Animated History of the Hamburger’ (Video)

    A hamburger is not generally thought of as one of those things that you need to have any historical context to enjoy or appreciate. In fact, I suspect that if you brought a freshly made hamburger to some native tribe out in the middle of the jungle and presented it to the chieftain, he or […]

  • Hank the Beer Tank Portable Kegerator

    Hank the Beer Tank Portable Kegerator

    We’re just getting into peak beer season in the United States, which means your chances of enjoying cold beer in a cooler full of ice are going up by the day. The ice-filled cooler method is widely used because of its convenience and simplicity, but it doesn’t necessarily result in the highest degree of freshness […]

  • Cola Maison: Syrup Specifically for Cola and Whiskey Mixes

    Cola Maison: Syrup Specifically for Cola and Whiskey Mixes

    Cola (I’m going to avoid using brand names here) makes for an interesting drink mix ingredient, at least in theory, but a lot of the ingredients that go into your average glass of cola don’t actually mix well with the more refined ingredients of whiskeys. Enter Cola Maison, a cola syrup made with all-natural ingredients specifically […]

  • Kaffeeform: Recycled Coffee Grounds Can Make Coffee Cups (Photos)

    Kaffeeform: Recycled Coffee Grounds Can Make Coffee Cups (Photos)

    I recently saw a movie in which Paul Newman’s character woke up, stumbled to his coffee maker, realized he didn’t have any coffee left, and used the old grounds from the day before to make his morning cup. Until today, I thought that was the height of coffee ground recycling, but now I know about Kaffeeform, a material […]

  • Craft Beer Candles From Cool Material

    Craft Beer Candles From Cool Material

    Beer is thought of primarily as a refreshing and drunk-making beverage, but true beer fans know the aromatic value of a good beer as well. It’s this value that goes into a new line of Craft Beer Candles by Cool Material, designed to replicate the distinctive smells of three different craft brews. Those brews are […]

  • Anheuser-Busch Canning Water for Flood Victims Instead of Beer

    Anheuser-Busch Canning Water for Flood Victims Instead of Beer

    Right now, parts of Texas and Oklahoma are recovering from some extremely severe rainstorms, with flooding reaching devastating proportions in many different areas. A particularly satisfactory response has come courtesy of beer brand Anheuser-Busch, which has halted beer production in one of its breweries to provide clean drinking water for flood victims instead. It’s all […]

  • Taco Bell Will Reportedly Test Home Delivery Service

    Taco Bell Will Reportedly Test Home Delivery Service

    Here’s a classic “good news, bad news” situation: Taco Bell, according to a recent statement by a high-ranking Yum Brands executive, just might be adding a home delivery option in the restaurant’s near future. That’s the good news, with the bad news being that having access to Taco Bell food (as well as brand-mate Kentucky Fried […]

  • Ikawa Digital Home Coffee Roaster (Video)

    Ikawa Digital Home Coffee Roaster (Video)

    For most people, coffee is simply a beverage we pick up on our way to work so we don’t fall asleep in our cars. But for true coffee connoisseurs, there’s a new kid on the block that lets you take unprecedented control over your coffee, by roasting the beans in small amounts in your own home […]