Categories for Food & Drinks

London’s First Nudist Restaurant, The Bunyadi, Opens This Weekend

June 9, 2016 5:05 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 4467
A new restaurant opening this weekend in Central London allows its customers to dine completely nude and free from the trappings of modern life. The Bunyadi, whose name means ‘natural’, is the UK’s first nudist restaurant to offer patrons an entirely “natural” dining experience, operating without electricity and gas, serving food on handmade clay plates with… View Article

Shanghai’s New KFC Concept Restaurant is Fully Digital & Staffed by Robots

May 23, 2016 9:50 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 3561
In partnership with Chinese search engine company Baidu, KFC opened the world’s first fully digital and human-free fast food restaurant in Shanghai this April, reports SoHu. Located inside the city’s National Convention and Exhibition Center, the fast food chain’s new concept store is called “Original+ KFC” because according to Joy Wat, CEO of KFC China,… View Article

Budweiser Confirms Plans to Rename Its Beer “America” this Summer

May 10, 2016 5:37 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 2664
Earlier today, Anheuser-Busch InBev confirmed their plans for a limited-edition label change to the American beer icon, Budweiser. Starting May 23 and running through election season in November, the name “America” will replace “Budweiser” on the front of all 12-oz. cans and bottles. The modified labels will also feature patriotic phrases, including “Land of the… View Article

Ariana Grande’s Donut-Licking Stunt Lands Bakery in Trouble

July 12, 2015 8:22 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1863
This past week, the celebrity buzz-sphere was all a twitter over Ariana Grande licking a tray of doughnut in a Riverside County bakery and then saying she “hated America.” While Grande has since apologized for her insensitive statements and revealed she was only showing her disgust for American’s and their bad diets. However, while Ariana… View Article

Why You Are Constantly Hungry

July 9, 2015 8:30 am  | Comments: 7 | Views: 3815
It’s one thing to notice an uptick in appetite if you’ve been training hard at the gym, or if you’re pregnant or PMS-ing. But when you always feel like a bottomless pit for no obvious reason, then something’s definitely up. “Hunger is the physiological need for calories, water, and salt, and it’s driven by a… View Article
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Americans Are Totally Over Fast Food Burgers

October 23, 2014 2:30 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1679
Some day soon, a burger and fries will no longer be the quintessential American fast food meal. By 2020, the only burger joint in the top five fast-food restaurants in America by sales will be McDonald’s, predicted a note published Monday by analysts at Janney Capital Markets, a financial-services firm. Burger chains Wendy’s and Burger… View Article
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Meat Scandal Rocks McDonalds

October 14, 2014 2:30 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 1939
A tainted meat scandal that originated in China is now starting to stink up McDonald’s sales. The fast food chain’s Japanese unit said Tuesday that it will fall short of profit and sales targets for the year, after a longtime meat supplier was shut down last week by authorities for unsanitary practices. As meat from… View Article
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The Future of Grilled Cheese Delivery

October 9, 2014 2:30 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1433
Time is not kind to grilled cheese sandwiches; there’s a (very) slim window once they’ve left the skillet before they turn into a congealed bummer. Which makes home delivery all but impossible. But the SmartBox, a highly engineered container, promises to get these fickle sandos to your door with minimum rubberization. We tried it. It… View Article

‘World First’ Energy-Saving Pan Launched

October 6, 2014 8:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1511
A new pan that uses up to 40 percent less energy than conventional models is to go on sale. The Flare pan was invented by Dr Thomas Povey, a professor of engineering at Oxford University, and will be sold by the kitchenware chain Lakeland. Described by Lakeland as a world first, the cast aluminium pan… View Article

Why Doesn’t Alcohol Have Nutrition Labels?

September 8, 2014 8:30 am  | Comments: 1 | Views: 1704
Well, it’s complicated. The food and beverage industry is no stranger to dubious marketing claims. Every brand from Kellogg’s to Red Bull has been the subject of controversy over the supposed health benefits of their products. The whole point of regulating these marketing claims is to promote consumer awareness and prevent false advertising. It’s the… View Article