Food & Drink

  • McChocolate Potatoes: Chocolate-Covered Fries Coming to Japan

    McChocolate Potatoes: Chocolate-Covered Fries Coming to Japan

    I’ve long heard about customers at Wendy’s dipping their fries in a chocolate Frosty, but over in Japan another fast food giant is capitalizing on human beings’ latent love of mixing sweet and salty flavors. And since this particular delicacy is called McChocolate Potatoes, I probably don’t have to tell you which restaurant it is. […]

  • Motörhead XXXX: Jack Daniel’s Limited Edition Lemmy Tribute

    Motörhead XXXX: Jack Daniel’s Limited Edition Lemmy Tribute

    Last month saw the death of legendary Motörhead auteur Lemmy, who among his many accomplishments turned the drinking of Jack Daniel’s into an art form. So it’s only appropriate that Jack Daniel’s would return the favor in the form of a limited edition of their Single Barrel Select series, entitled Motörhead XXXX. Motörhead XXXX was […]

  • Ripple Maker Latte Art Machine (Video)

    Ripple Maker Latte Art Machine (Video)

    One of the most elite art forms of all time is now being democratized so that anyone (anyone with over a grand to spend on a coffee art machine, that is) can participate: Latte art. It’s the Ripple Maker, a machine that creates those intricate designs on the surface of a foamy latte that used […]

  • Opal Nugget Ice Machine for “Chewable, Flavor-Saving Ice”

    Opal Nugget Ice Machine for “Chewable, Flavor-Saving Ice”

    If you’re used to regular ice cubes or crushed ice in your drinks at home, there is an entire universe of pleasure that you didn’t even know existed in the form of nugget ice. There really aren’t a lot of ways to get the stuff in your home, but now there’s the Opal Nugget Ice […]

  • Doro Grill Forks for Approaching Barbecue Season

    Doro Grill Forks for Approaching Barbecue Season

    It might be quite cold outside where you are, but hopefully it isn’t too cold to start thinking about summer grilling season, which will be here before you know it. An investment in some Doro Grill Forks might be a good idea for when that happens, since they’re a marked improvement on the usual grill […]

  • Hopsy: Local Beer Selections Delivered to SF East Bay Doors

    Hopsy: Local Beer Selections Delivered to SF East Bay Doors

    You want to support local breweries in your area, but you don’t want to have to leave your house to support them. In the past you’d have to make a very tough choice, but in 2016 you can turn to Hopsy, provided you live in San Francisco‘s East Bay area. Hopsy provides users with a specially curated […]

  • McDonald’s Next: Mickey D’s Gets Upgraded

    McDonald’s Next: Mickey D’s Gets Upgraded

    If you feel any deep and personal connections to your local McDonald’s, you better cherish your remaining time there as you would at a church or other house of God, since it may be getting completely revamped in the near future. It’s part of a concept for the brand’s future that’s known as McDonald’s Next, […]

  • TGX Tactical Flask From ThinkGeek

    TGX Tactical Flask From ThinkGeek

    Your standard-issue hip flask is good for the furtive consumption of alcohol, but if you find yourself in any remotely sticky situation it may not prove up to the required standards. For those situations, there’s the TGX Tactical Flask from ThinkGeek, where it’s purported to meet “all your tactical drinking needs.” With its black matte […]

  • Caruso: A Wireless Gramophone From Newblack

    Caruso: A Wireless Gramophone From Newblack

    You don’t really hear much about gramophones anymore, but contrary to what you might think the field is still alive even though it’s almost 2016. Take, for example, Caruso, a wireless gramophone from Newblack that combines cutting edge tech with the old-school audio horn design. Gramophones clearly aren’t just for Miss Havisham’s dilapidated old house […]

  • ‘The 12 Bottle Bar’ Guide to Stocking Your Home Bar

    ‘The 12 Bottle Bar’ Guide to Stocking Your Home Bar

    Mixing drinks, like all chemical endeavors, are a matter of mathematics. That in turn means that a little bit of intellectual elbow grease can produce maximum efficiency with minimal effort – an idea that the authors of The 12 Bottle Bar have taken up so you don’t have to do it by yourself. Basically, The […]