Food and Beverage

Monday, April 21st, 2014

Palcohol – The Powdered Alcohol


The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau recently approved a new powdered alcohol not-so-cleverly named “Palcohol.” Coming in seven flavors, from “Margarita” to “Kamikaze”, the powdered mixes will be available in the fall, just in time for the start of tailgate season.

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Fresh Off The Boat with Eddie Huang: Chengdu (Part 3)


The season two finale of Fresh Off The Boat with Eddie Huang ends in Chengdu. In the episode, chef and New York Times bestselling author Eddie Huang learns the subtleties of Sichuan cooking with the unrivaled Chef Yu Bo, visits the sculpture factory of artist Deng Le, and experiences Taiwanese tea pouring in a treehouse parlor.

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

Subway To Cut ‘Yoga Mat’ Chemical From Bread


Subway announced Friday they’re phasing out bread produced with a chemical commonly found in yoga mats. The disclosure comes as Subway has suffered from an onslaught of bad publicity since a food blogger petitioned the chain to remove the ingredient.

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

Pit Barrel Cooker


The Pit Barrel Cooker combines the best qualities of smokers, slow cookers and BBQs (into one product). While barrel cooking is nothing new, it has never before been brought to the mass market in a form that is affordable, simple to use, producing perfectly cooked meat (meals) every time.

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

The Alphabet Sandwich


The Alphabet Sandwich:
Avocado
Bacon
Cheese
Doritos
Egg
Fish sticks
Garlic bread
Ham
Italian sausage patty
Jalapeño peppers
Krispy Kreme doughnut
Lettuce
Macaroni and cheese
Noodles
Onion rings
Pepperoni
Queso blanco dip
Ramen noodles
Spinach
Turkey burger
Usingers bratwurst
Veal Parmesan
Waffle
Xylocarp (coconut)
Yams
Zucchini

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Fresh Off The Boat with Eddie Huang: Chengdu (Part 2)


Chef and New York Times bestselling author Eddie Huang heads to China’s Dead Sea Resort where he “lightens up” with a refreshing salt burial, swims in one of the world’s most crowded pools, and samples baby pig penis.

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Hardcore Juicing with John Joseph


Cro-Mags frontman John Joseph shows us how to make a proper juice and smoothie. We were expecting a nice run down on how to do it with a funny story thrown in. What we got was completely schooled on juices, smoothies and healthy living all around.

Monday, March 31st, 2014

Fresh Off The Boat with Eddie Huang: Chengdu (Part 1)


Eddie Huang gets a taste of Chengdu with hip hop pioneer DJ SuperBestFriend, learns about “panda porn,” and tucks into a traditional dish made from pigs’ brains.

 

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

McDonald’s Loyal Fan Gets Receipt Tattooed On Arm


An 18-year-old from Norway now has a McDonald’s receipt tattooed on his right arm. Stian Ytterdahl of Lorenskog, said that his friends wanted to punish him for being “too active with the ladies,” according to Scallywag and Vagabond’s translation of Romereskes Blad.

Monday, March 24th, 2014

The ‘Disgusting’ Nattou Japanese Eating Contest


Have you ever heard of nattou? It’s fermented beans that are slimy, sticky, and smell like socks. Many foreigners (and some Japanese) think it’s utterly repellent. Sounds like the perfect food for a speed eating contest! Check out the results after the JUMP.