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What Is a Kouign Amann and Why You’ll Want to Eat It Right Now

by in News, April 21st, 2016

What Is a Kouign Amann and Why You’ll Want to Eat It Right NowNever had a kouign amann? Never even heard of one? C’est terrible! It’s also pretty understandable. Even in much of France, the buttery, flaky, caramel-y confection isn’t terribly well-known or widely available.

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Scientists Want to Grow Potatoes on Mars

by in News, April 18th, 2016

Scientists Want to Grow Potatoes on MarsSpace food used to be about freeze-dried ice cream and Tang. Now it’s all about the humble spud.

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These Limited-Edition Fridges Are True Works of Art

by in News, April 15th, 2016

These Limited-Edition Fridges Are True Works of ArtA fridge is a fridge is a fridge — the trusty kitchen appliance that keeps your food and drink pleasantly cool and fresh. Maybe it also makes your ice or dispenses water. But even if you love your refrigerator, you probably don’t consider it a work of art. Smeg and Dolce & Gabbana’s Frigoriferi d’Arte is, though.

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Watch the Northern Lights Emerge on Your Coffee Cup

by in News, April 14th, 2016

Watch the Northern Lights Emerge on Your Coffee CupIf seeing the Aurora Borealis is on your bucket list, maybe you should put it on your “cup” list instead. Now you can see the Northern Lights — a natural phenomenon in which charged solar particles collide with gases in Earth’s upper atmosphere and create a colorful light display that stretches across the sky — emerge every day with your morning coffee.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Puts His Banana-Mayo Controversy to Good Use

by in News, April 11th, 2016

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Puts His Banana-Mayo Controversy to Good UseA few days ago, NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. sent the Internet into overdrive when he tweeted a photo of his “favorite sandwich,” featuring bananas and — no, not peanut butter, like Elvis Presley — mayonnaise. (Earnhardt has a deal with Hellmann’s.)

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The Flavored-Beer Trend Is On the Rise

by in Drinks, News, April 11th, 2016

The Flavored-Beer Trend Is On the RiseBrace yourself, beer purists. The market for flavored beers — whether pumpkinhabanero and jalapeno peppersgrapefruit, peachchocolate or coconut — is growing fast. And millennials are largely responsible.

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Starbucks Will Open a Roastery in NYC in 2018

by in News, Restaurants, April 8th, 2016

Starbucks Will Open a Roastery in NYC in 2018By Lauren Haslett

We’ve got big news, friends! Though it seems like super-popular beverage purveyor Starbucks comes out with something new and exciting every other week, this announcement is absolutely huge. Starbucks will open a brand-new Roastery location on the East Coast, right smack in the middle of New York City’s trendy Meatpacking District.

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Artist Makes Beautiful Images Out of Food Scraps

by in News, April 7th, 2016

Artist Makes Beautiful Images Out of Food ScrapsThrift is admirable. Creativity can inspire. And sometimes, when you combine the two, magic happens.

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Everyone’s Going Crazy for This Cake That Looks Like a Raindrop

by in News, April 6th, 2016

Everyone’s Going Crazy for This Cake That Looks Like a RaindropYou know how, as a kid, you used to try to catch raindrops on your tongue as they fell from the sky? Now there’s a food that seeks to help you recapture that sensation: the Raindrop Cake, which was created by New York chef Darren Wong and is taking the Internet by storm (only partly because it looks sort of like a giant silicone breast implant).

Wong, who is now selling the Raindrop Cake at Brooklyn’s trendy Smorgasburg open-air food markets and may expand to other venues, was inspired to create the gelatinous clear dessert blob by Japan’s traditional mizu shingen mochi, a food he had read about and was eager to try.

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Step Out in Culinary Style with Chicken-and-Waffle Sneakers

by in News, April 5th, 2016

Step Out in Culinary Style with Chicken and Waffle SneakersTalk about a droolworthy shoe!

Nike has just introduced a sneaker (part of its Nike SB line of skateboarding shoes) inspired by chicken and waffles, that winning culinary combo. “Soul food for your feet” is what they’re calling it.

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