food

June 07, 2019 - 7:33 am
There are a lot of fake food holidays out there—“ National Grilled Cheese Day ,” “ National Fries Day .” Maybe fun. Definitely not real. But there is a food holiday on the calendar with an actual history that long predates the trend of major food associations and chains declaring a day in honor of...
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A glass of bubble tea with milk
June 05, 2019 - 7:06 am
Bubble tea—the sweet tea beverage filled with tiny little pearls of tapioca that explode in your mouth—is big business. Some estimates say the industry will be worth more than $11 billion by the middle of the next decade . You can find shops slinging the stuff from Nepal to Nebraska, but it hasn’t...
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A wedge of green guacamole cheese from Dairy Dairy of Holland
The Fresh Market
June 05, 2019 - 6:59 am
Move over avocado toast, there’s a new use for everyone’s favorite fruit (yes avocados are fruit ). Guacamole Cheese is a real thing and, while it probably won’t take off among the hipster millennial set in the same way, it is coming to grocery stores in time for Cinco de Mayo. The cheese, while...
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A plate of tacos and condiments
June 03, 2019 - 12:28 pm
We’ve all been there: pulling out of a Taco Bell drive through, crunchy taco in hand when suddenly we realize: We need two hands to drive the car if we don’t want to crash it. But what do we do with that taco? We can’t just stuff the whole in our mouth. And setting it down on the seat is a...
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A sign outside a Burger King restaurant
Justin Sullivan
June 03, 2019 - 10:57 am
It’s looking to be an exciting summer at Burger King . The fast-food chain has rolled out three new limited-time items to their nationwide menu and it’s a glorious time to be alive. First up are golden crispy mozzarella sticks . The breaded and fried goodness comes in packs of four and to make sure...
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A rat crawling on a green background
Francisco Martins
June 03, 2019 - 7:22 am
A San Francisco pop-up bar wants you to throw back cocktails while actual rats climb all over you. The Rat Bar is launching for just three days in June as part of a promotion for the San Francisco Dungeon , a haunted house-type tourist attraction near Fisherman’s Wharf. The rat's out of the bag--...
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May 31, 2019 - 12:19 pm
A new policy proposed by the Trump administration would allow foods like spray cheese to be considered "staples" for federal food stamps. Staple foods are important to the food stamps program, officially known as SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), as regulations require SNAP...
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Baskin Robbins release of Stranger Things ice cream
Courtesy of Baskin-Robbins
May 31, 2019 - 11:06 am
Things are about to get a lot sweeter in the Upside Down. Fresh off the re-release of New Coke , Baskin-Robbins is piling on the Stranger Things bandwagon, releasing a slew of Stranger Things -inspired ice cream flavors and treats to celebrate the launch of the show’s upcoming third season...
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Pan pizza
Shannon O'Hara
May 31, 2019 - 10:07 am
Pizza Hut has gone ahead and given its Original Pan Pizza a makeover for the first time in 40 years. Effective immediately, the chain has altered the recipe to their most popular item since first unveiling it in 1980. WHY?! RT if you’re an Original Pan stan. — Pizza Hut (@pizzahut) May 27, 2019 The...
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A pint of Ben & Jerry's CBD infused ice cream
Courtesy of Ben & Jerry's
May 31, 2019 - 7:46 am
Ben & Jerry’s wants you to chill. The ice cream manufacturer has announced its plans to get into the booming cannabidiol business by including CBD into their future products. If all goes as planned, Ben & Jerry’s will introduce a CBD-infused ice cream once the non-psychoactive cannabis...
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