Food and Beverage

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:
Fish sticks
Garlic bread
Italian sausage patty
Jalapeño peppers
Krispy Kreme doughnut
Macaroni and cheese
Onion rings
Queso blanco dip
Ramen noodles
Turkey burger
Usingers bratwurst
Veal Parmesan
Xylocarp (coconut)

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.

Sunday, March 23rd, 2014

The Checkmate Caesar

The Checkmate Caesar is garnished with a full roast chicken, burger, slider, chicken wings, pulled pork mac and cheese hot dog, roasted vegetables and a brownie for dessert.


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.