The Perfect Alcoholic Pairings For Your Super Bowl Sunday Junk Food

Hey, football fans! Super Bowl Sunday is on the horizon—which, for many of us, means a day of eating garbage and tossing back drinks. But don't do it all willy-nilly. Like a sommelier at Guy Fieri's restaurant, we've got the perfect drinks to complement your disgusting food choices. » 1/31/14 5:00pm 1/31/14 5:00pm

How to Vote On the New Insane Flavors of Lay's Chips

Last week we caught a fleeting glimpse of the potential new flavors in the running for Lay's "Do Us a Flavor" chip contest. Turns out that glimpse was gloriously right and now you can pick your poison and vote for one of the three official contestants: Cheesy Garlic Bread, Chicken & Waffles, and Sriracha-flavored. » 2/11/13 9:58am 2/11/13 9:58am

Chicken & Waffles? Sriracha? Oh Please Let These Be the New Lay's Chip…

Unless you never watch TV and avoid visiting your local grocery store, you're probably aware that Lay's is running another contest where they invited people to submit ideas for new potato chip flavors last year. The finalists for the company's 'Do Us a Flavor' contest are supposed to hit stores next Tuesday, but it… » 2/08/13 9:38am 2/08/13 9:38am

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

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

The Hostess Snack Innovations We'd Miss the Most

A moment of silence please. Hostess is going out of business. The 82-year-old maker of innovative packaged snacks is no more. Its assets will be liquidated and its recipes sold off to junk food collectors and disaster prep investors, and lesser brands like Little Debbie and Entenmann's must take up the slack in honor… » 11/16/12 12:00pm 11/16/12 12:00pm

Voice Activated Popcorn Cannon Blasts Kernels Directly Into Your Mouth

Popcorn can be a fantastically healthy potato chip alternative, but always ends up playing second fiddle. So in an attempt to finally claim snack world supremecy, a company called Popcorn Indiana has created the Popinator, a voice activated kernel cannon that promises to be the perfect weapon to finally dethrone… » 9/17/12 1:38pm 9/17/12 1:38pm

Caffeinated Baked Goods Will Give You a Much Needed Snack in the Face

Coffee's not the only way to get a caffeine boost. Besides energy drinks, there's a growing number of foodstuffs designed to perk you up, from caffeinated Stay Puft marshmallows, to these cleverly named 'Snack in the Face' baked goods that prove a good pun is hard to ignore. » 11/05/11 3:00pm 11/05/11 3:00pm

New Nanostructured Snack Packaging Is Most Airtight Ever

A new coating material for food packaging could keep sodas fizzy, chips crispy and military rations more edible, scientists say. It's made of a thin film of nanoscale bits of clay, the same kind used to make bricks, mixed with polymers. When viewed under an electron microscope, the film looks like bricks and mortar,… » 3/28/11 6:40pm 3/28/11 6:40pm

Canada Will Not Be Denied Its Combat-Jet-Loud SunChips Bags

Hearing loss be damned! Our rugged northern neighbors are defiantly standing behind the Frito-Lay bag that's louder than a combat jet cockpit, a month after we namby-pamby Americans had them yanked from our shelves. Oh, Canada! » 11/04/10 10:20pm 11/04/10 10:20pm