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Cambridge University Now Offers a Ph.D in Chocolate

You love chocolate. You love it so much that those around you often utter the phrase “if you love chocolate so much, then you probably just should marry it.” You may not be able to marry a delicious hunk of the good stuff, yet, but that doesn’t mean you can’t study it. One renowned institution […]

New App Foodmento Just May be the Holy Grail of Restaurant-based Time Wasting

As you can probably tell by looking at all of the downward facing heads at any restaurant, food-based apps are kind of a big deal. You can snap pics of food and put it on your Instagram. You can offer scathing reviews of your not-so-favorite eateries on Yelp. You can let the whole world know […]

The Scoop: Bacon Bars and Hazelnut Hiatuses

From a hazelnut hiatus to an all-bacon bar, here’s a boiled down list of this week’s headlines: Nut So Fast: Despite recent rumors of a looming Nutella shortage, manufacturers say the meager hazelnut harvest in Turkey won’t affect their output. Red, Blue or Bacon: Social media analysts found that a state’s bacon or kale preference corresponds with […]

Here is a Tablet That Makes Your Drinks Glow

We have super computers in our pockets. We’ve sent unmanned probes beyond our very solar system into deep space. We managed to create a fourth season of Arrested Development. Why, then, have we not figured out a way to make our beverages glow in the dark? Stop being so cynical! The solution to our greatest […]

This Bayou Burger is Like Eating New Orleans on a Bun

New Orleans is most definitely known as a foodie city. They have a culinary take that is uniquely their own as anyone who has ever strung together the words “po” and “boy” would know. Now a burger joint is attempting to cover the entirety of New Orleans centuries of food history into a single burger. […]

This App Keeps Track of Your Perishable Foodstuffs

One of the worst feelings in the world has to be taking a big, late night swig of milk, only to find out that it is chunkier than cottage cheese and smellier than brie. In other words, it sure is hard to keep track of all of the perishables in our refrigerators. A just-released app […]

Now You Can Time Travel to a Doctor Who Restaurant in New York

The British television program Doctor Who used to be something of a niche affair, attracting science fiction enthusiasts only. In recent years, however, it has turned into a global pop culture phenomenon. Just how popular is the good doctor? Well, he just got his very own themed restaurant in rural New York. The Pandorica, named […]

Momofuku Milk Bar Reimagines Menu as Soft-Serve Ice Cream

New York City’s Momofuku Milk Bar is something of an institution, serving up wacky desserts to both tourists and native New Yorkers at each of its four (five if you count Canada) locations. They are known for decadently delicious cookies, pies and, of course, a whole line of menu items that are made from cereal […]

The Scoop: Bye, Bye, Satisfries

From kid cookie moguls to angry Yelpers, here’s a boiled-down list of this week’s headlines: Unsatisfried: Two-thirds of Burger King restaurants will stop carrying their reduced-fat fries after less than a year on the menu. Just Nuts: Almond milk has experienced a 45-percent increase in sales, helping it surpass soy as the most popular non-dairy milk. […]

World’s First Cruise for Chocoholics About to Set Sail

Themed cruises have become something of a trend as of late. Ever wanted to hang out with the guy from Sugar Ray? There’s a cruise for that. Want to explore the open sea with an openly naked body? There’s a cruise for that. Now, finally, there is a cruise with the dessert fiend in mind. […]

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