Food Truck Uses Sensory Trickery So You Can Enjoy Endangered Eats

A new GhostFood truck traveling the northeast in October will offer you the experience of eating some wonderful, albeit endangered, delicacies. That's right: the experience. You won't actually get to eat the food, but if the proprietors' trickery works, your brain—and your tastebuds—won't know the difference. » 9/25/13 4:40pm 9/25/13 4:40pm

An App to Unload Your Leftover Food Sounds Genius

It's a scientific fact that all food (except pizza) tastes worse the next day. That Peking Chicken is not going to be very appetizing tomorrow, which is why it's just going to fester in the back of your fridge—until you discover the moldy box weeks later and toss it into the garbage while having a dry-heaving fit. » 7/27/13 11:26am 7/27/13 11:26am

Instagram Users Say They Are Being Attacked By Delicious Smoothies…

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Visting New York this summer? According to the dudes at Immaculate Infatuation, these are the places you should eat while you're here. The best part? There's an iBook you can download straight to your iPad or an abridged PDF version. Excuse me while I figure out where to get dinner tonight. » 6/21/13 3:51pm 6/21/13 3:51pm

How Canned Food Conquered the World—And How It Almost Didn't

The BBC has a wonderful dive into the history of canning, tracing its origins from a technology designed to help expand and sustain the British Empire, to a miracle commodity of modern capitalism. And it almost failed before it ever got going. » 4/22/13 2:40pm 4/22/13 2:40pm

Pink Slime Makers Are Feeding Diane Sawyer a Big, Fat Lawsuit

By now, you've almost surely heard at least some mention of the notorious "pink slime" that's invading fast food and, by consequence, our children's lunches. » 3/04/13 6:20pm 3/04/13 6:20pm

How to Make a Sandwich... IN SPAAAAAACE

Sandwiches are objectively the single greatest culinary invention—ever. But how are you supposed to consume this marvel of man in the zero-gravity environment that is outer space? Fortunately, everyone's favorite Canadian astronaut, Chris Hadfield, seems to have solved the problem. » 2/18/13 6:00pm 2/18/13 6:00pm

Everyone's a Loser Thanks To These Healthy Super Bowl Portion Sizes

Whether you're a football fan or not, the beautiful thing about the Super Bowl is that there's a little something for everyone. Sports fans can smash things free of judgment, pop culture junkies can drool over commercials, misanthropes get every reason possible to hate their fellow man, and junk food enthusiasts find… » 2/01/13 6:40pm 2/01/13 6:40pm

How to Eat a Chicken Wing with One Hand

The country is going to eat roughly 80 billion million pounds of chicken wings this Sunday. Like half of them in Philadelphia. So while this isn't a new trick—the video's been around since 2009, the method longer—it's required learning. Here's how to eat a chicken wing with one hand, so you don't get sauce all over… » 2/01/13 4:20pm 2/01/13 4:20pm

Taco Bell-Flavored Doritos Are Here, As Gyre Widens Beyond Any Possible…

The unholy convergence of Taco Bell and Doritos continued today, as Frito Lay announced that its popular paprika-dusted triangle chips will soon come in a flavor inspired by the Tex-Mex fast food chain. Feel that? That's your colon flinching. » 1/31/13 4:27pm 1/31/13 4:27pm

Flu Pandemic Causes Soup Delivery Explosion

In case you hadn't heard, pretty much everyone in America has the Flu right now. It's bad for economic productivity—unless you work in the food delivery business, in which case, the listless and miserable are a boon for business. The online food ordering service Seamless reports huge month-over-month increases in some… » 1/17/13 2:00pm 1/17/13 2:00pm

Breaking: Subway Is Experimenting With Creamy Sriracha Sauce to Spice…

Subway is reportedly experimenting with a "creamy Sriracha sauce" at select locations in California. Yes, you heard correctly, Subway might be taking a bold stride in defiance of those in America who would keep our food bland and boring, » 1/02/13 5:20pm 1/02/13 5:20pm

Impatient Lazy People Can Now Track the Progress of Their GrubHub Orders

Following a similar service from Dominoe's Pizza, GrubHub has a new feature called "Track Your Grub." As the name implies, you'll now be able to track your order every step of the way. » 11/13/12 10:34am 11/13/12 10:34am

How Long Is the Food in Your Fridge Safe to Eat After the Power Goes…

If you're one of the millions who lost power during Hurricane Sandy, you're probably wondering how long all that food in your refrigerator will last before it spoils. According to the USDA, if the power has been out less than four hours, refrigerated food is probably fine. But since it's likely that this storm will… » 10/30/12 3:23pm 10/30/12 3:23pm

The Best Mini Fridge

If you're in the market for a mini fridge, you've probably already realized that none of them can approach the quality and performance of a standard-sized refrigerator. That being said, mini fridges can have a wide range of applications-whether it's to chill beer in your man-cave, stash bagged lunches in the office,… » 10/11/12 4:00pm 10/11/12 4:00pm

Moon-Shaped Ice-Cream Sandwich Balls: Coming to a Freezer Near You

The only thing better than ice cream is ice cream with a gimmick. And since ice cream trucks are all actually sort of drugs vans in disguise (right?), and those Pikachu-faced Popsicles aren't even that tasty, please direct your attention to this new and very wonderful upgrade, coming straight from the guys who know… » 10/03/12 8:30pm 10/03/12 8:30pm

Disgusting Pink Slime Company Launches Billion Dollar Offensive…

In America, it's not illegal to sell disgusting cow purée washed with ammonia for human consumption. But, according to BPI, the company that makes this dystopian meat filler, it's illegal to talk about it. Time for a $1.2 billion lawsuit. » 9/17/12 11:26am 9/17/12 11:26am

Getting Drunk Will be Super Easy with Water-Flavored "Air"

Do you like getting drunk but hate the taste of alcohol. Are you a vodka/soda guy (or gal) too impatient to mix a simple adult beverage? When you're drinking water, do you often wish you were drunk of your ass already, for crying out loud? » 7/20/12 10:40pm 7/20/12 10:40pm

Discovery Channel Superstar Is Grilling on a Shelf, Not a Grill

Mike Rowe, we love your stuff on the Discovery Channel. Dirty Jobs! But one job that isn't dirty is being a grillmaster, when your grill is an imaginary grill that's actually a metal shelving unit in a Ford advertisement. Yum! » 7/17/12 6:20pm 7/17/12 6:20pm