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The Scoop: Nuclear Tacos and Misspelled Tomatoes

From indestructible ice cream sandwiches to bunker delivery foods, here’s a boiled down list of this week’s headlines: Watered Down: Leading brands of coconut water have simplified their claims and marketing campaigns after receiving backlash against their supposed benefits. Outside the Box: Vox.com digs deep into the world of food trend forecasting and the specialists behind [...]

The Technology Now Exists to Make Burger Selfies

Ever since the first smartphone-produced selfie landed on Instagram, the world has cried out for the technology to do the same thing, only on a hamburger. The world is finally getting its wish. Looking at your face is one thing, but looking at your face illustrated in mayo is another thing entirely. Hellmann’s, who you [...]

Circle K Japan Stuffs Onigiri With Bacon Cheeseburgers

Onigiri, to the uninitiated, is a popular Japanese snack that is usually comprised of a rice ball wrapped in seaweed and stuffed with something yummy (usually meat.) It’s the kind of thing that is sold at corner stores, so it makes perfect sense that one of the world’s biggest ‘corner store’ chains would offer up [...]

This Supermarket Uses Its Waste to Power Itself

It’s no secret that supermarkets waste a whole lot of food in their day to day operations. When dealing with that sheer volume of food, how could they not? Still, grocery stores are beginning to realize this is a problem and have come up with some novel solutions. Here is another one, brought to you [...]

Seaweed Beer Now Exists to Fulfill All of Your Kelp-Based Ale Dreams

Beer can be made from a great many ingredients, including coffee, chocolate and, uh, even brains. However, until now, there has been no significant push to make beer out of seaweed. This is probably because people tend to view seaweed as that annoying stuff you get your foot stuck in at the beach and not [...]

The Scoop: Cake Convicts and Peel Pointers

From cake convicts to peel pointers, here’s a boiled down list of this week’s headlines: Pastry Perpetrators: Vehicles and front yards in Portland, OR have been vandalized with cakes, doughnuts, yogurts and breads. Waste Not, Want Not: An infographic from Sustainable America presents 10 nifty uses for banana peels, which constitute 780 million pounds of [...]

The Twinkie Burrito Exists. Get Ready for Heartburn.

Once upon a time there was a marvelous snack that both cured hunger and helped describe paranormal activity. This tube-shaped Twinkie, as it was to be known, put a smile on faces everywhere until it was rudely discontinued. Now it’s back and ready to be used in ridiculous food mashups. Food blog Oh, Bite It! [...]

Real Life Version of Spongebob’s Krusty Krab Set to Open

You’d be hard pressed to find a more influential cartoon series in the last fifteen years or so than Spongebob Squarepants. That little sponge and his underwater buddies have already influenced generations of kids, with more on the way. Now some of these kids, and their parents, will get to dine on real life Krabby [...]

The Chicken Mole Pizza Pie

It used to be that pizza featured cheese and sauce and, if you were lucky, pepperoni. In recent decades, however, pizza has come to mean just about any circular bread-based concoction usually topped with cheese. Case in point: chicken mole pizza. In case your definition of Mexican food primarily includes Taco Bell, mole usually refers [...]

Harvard Students Invent Aerosol Spray Cake Batter

First, man invented cheese. Then, man invented aerosol spray cans. Obviously this led to aerosol spray cans filled with, sort of, cheese. The masses, sort of, rejoiced. Now, thanks to a couple industrious inventors, this technology is finally being applied to everyone’s favorite birthday dessert, cake. Harvard students John McCallum and Brooke Nowakowski decided to [...]

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