Food and Beverage

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Choco Chicken – Chocolate Fried Chicken


It uses chocolate kind of like an umami ingredient to enhance and make the chicken more savory. Rather than make a dessert-mash-up sweet concoction, it’s really a savory concoction. It’s almost indescribable. It’s really the perfect food. You bite into it and it’s crazy juicy, not dried out. We have a brining process that we do for a day. The outside is really dark because of the chocolate. It plays with your mind, because you think it’s going taste one way, but then you bite into it and you’re like, ‘Wow, this is so different from what I thought it would be–but really delicious.’ It just tastes like happiness.

Saturday, March 15th, 2014

5 Second Rule Backed Up By Science


Everyone’s done it – dropped food on the floor but still eaten it because of the so-called ‘five second’ rule. Researchers at Aston University in England studied how quickly food picks up bacteria when it’s on the floor.

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Woman Finds Lizard Head Inside Salad


One kale salad — hold the lizard head, please. Robin Sandusky, 31, a theatrical coordinator with Rodgers and Hammerstein, said she found an unwanted extra in the salad she had delivered Tuesday afternoon from Guy & Gallard in Chelsea. As she speared her greens, she pulled out a lizard head, she said.

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Pornburger


If you’re a fan of burgers, and weren’t hungry a minute ago, we bet you’ll be hungry after clicking here. The joys of large, high definition photography and pimped out hamburgers.

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Ellen Tipped Oscars Pizza Guy $1,000


The pizza delivery guy who brought pizza to the stars Sunday night at the Academy Awards ended up with a big tip from Ellen DeGeneres too. Looks like it wasn’t a gag after all…

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Man Arrested for Publicly Masturbating with Swiss Cheese… Again


Here’s a bit of humour to spice up your Tuesday. Philly’s notorious cheese enthusiast has been arrested once again (yes, AGAIN!), after soliciting a woman to help put a few extra holes in a block of Swiss.

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

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


Eddie goes to White Brooklyn for a look at the new (Momo Sushi), the new new (Bushwick Cooperative), and the old (Peter Luger’s) for a wine-laden meal with the Tony Stark of VICE—Shane Smith—to talk about the changing face of Brooklyn.

Friday, February 28th, 2014

California Man Gets One Napkin, Sues McDonald’s For $1.5 Million


Anyone who’s ever used a fast food napkin knows that if you’ve got a real mess on your hands, often just one won’t do. But one man reportedly suing McDonald’s claims that when he asked for more napkins after only getting one with his meal, he was treated poorly. He’s suing for $1.5 million. In American dollars.

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

BRASSE Indoor BBQ Element


The Brassé BBQ is an indoor cooking system that uses a gas or electric stove element to grill up all your BBQ favourites. We like to think of it as a triumph for modern man, bringing all the flavor and fun of a traditional BBQ to the convenience of your stove top.

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

The Chemistry of Sriracha


Forget ketchup and mustard — Sriracha might be the world’s new favorite condiment. Beloved by millions for its unique spicy, garlicky, slightly sweet flavor, Sriracha could be the best hot sauce in the world.