Bill Gates has personally backed an initiative in the US to substitute egg in all foods with a synthesis of plant products. The company making the egg substitute is called Beyond Eggs. (Because they’re helping us move beyond eggs, see that?) Their product launched in a Californian branch of Whole Foods, but the company is hoping to ship it’s product worldwide.
Craft beer has made it’s first billionaire, and it’s Samuel Adams founder, Jim Koch. With the sales of Boston Beer doubling in the past year, the company is now the second largest American brewery. What’s even more amazing, is that these record sales happened at a time when the total beer sales in America fell two per cent. Not bad.
NASA has a VEGGIE program, thats short for the Vegetable Production System programme, somehow. After successful attempts to grow zucchinis and other plants in zero gravity under artificial lights, NASA has announced plans to sustain space travellers on the International Space Station with produce grown on the station itself.
Last we heard of Coolio he was being arrested for crack-cocaine. Now, the “kitchen-pimp” is hitting us with recipes straight outta Compton with his A.C.P – that’s Assistant Chef Pimp – Jarez, who’s also his cousin. Yes, he’s calling himself the “ghetto Martha Steward, the black Rachel Ray”. The veteran rapper, Coolio, is cooking.
Juice. The healthy alternative to fizzy-drinks. Have it when you’re not feeling well, or when tap water isn’t hitting the spot. But is it really the healthiest option? Not according to American obesity expert, Robert Lustig.
I was astounded the other day when I went to Cafe Caprice and saw someone paying full price for their lunch and bar tab. It was then I realised that some of you clearly aren’t in the loop. Shame, man. I suggest you read this with great urgency.
A study conducted by scientists at Jiangsu Provincial Centre for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that the regular ingestion of raw garlic can lower your risk of lung cancer. Participants who ate the herb on a regular basis reduced their risk by 44%. In smokers, the risk of lung cancer fell by 30%.
The world’s first lab-grown burger has been cooked and eaten at a news conference in London. Food critics sample the ‘frakenburger’ and explain how realistic the taste is.
Saul Zelaznog from Reno, Nevada thought it would be okay if he ordered, ate and then left without paying the bill at Brewer’s Cabinet restaurant. Unlucky for Zalaznog, the restaurant posted a wanted picture of him on Facebook. Zalaznog was eventually arrested, not specifically for failure to pay the bill, but for violating his probation.
UCT drama student, Rosa Carlyle-Mitchell fell to her death on Sunday night while celebrating her 21st birthday party with friends and family at the Kimberley Hotel on the corner of Roeland and Buitenkant in the Cape Town CBD.
How far would you go to be on the cover of Vogue? For her cover shoot with Annie Leibovitz, the artist, who asked us if we had ever felt “like a plastic bag”, did some model style prepping to ensure she “glowed” in the shoot. What is now being called, The Katy Perry Vogue Diet, [...]
Making reservations for those popular restaurants can be as easy as…finding a programmer. Recently, coders in the San Francisco region have been using custom written programmes to book top-end tables in Silicon Valley – before the average diner has the chance. The programme, or bots, observe restaurant websites, waiting for tables to become available. The [...]
Does a stem cell burger sound like something you might like? Next Monday, the first burger grown in a laboratory that cost a crazy R3,7 million will be cooked and eaten. The meal is made up of 3,000 strips of artificial beef, and this could represent the start of future artificial meat supermarkets. According to [...]
Need proof? Here’s the weather report. See? Life is about seizing opportunities, friend. And bunny chows in bad weather. You aren’t living if you’re not chowing bunnies. Okay, so, you’re bunny chowing tonight. Good. This is how you’ll make it.
In celebration of the 4th July, the annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Contest was held yesterday. Joey “Jaws” Chestnut ate 69 hot dogs in all of 10 minutes to snag his seventh Nathan’s Hot Dog Contest title.
American cook and author Paula Deen was given the boot from the Food Network’s lineup on Friday. It was reported that the 66-year-old cooking celebrity’s fate was decided after she admitted to using racial profanities in the past whilst being questioned as part of a lawsuit. Before the foodie could release the second of her [...]
Your favorite film and series characters may have distinctive hair or facial features to tell them apart, but part of their personality, that we so love, is the thirst quenchers they choose to drink. PopChartLab has created this…chart, that puts together some of the most memorable characters and pairs them with their drink/cocktail of choice. [...]
Executive Chef Rudi Liebenberg is inviting you into his kitchen. Guests can now come to the Mount Nelson and literally take part in the kitchen’s ambiance. This custom designed and interactive culinary experience gives guests the opportunity to enjoy their meal in the heart of the hotel’s flamboyant kitchen. Now you can enjoy your lunch at an intimate table just inches away from the acclaimed [...]
Are you one of those people who find eating such a laborious task? Would you rather take a pill or drink a shake and make your life 10 times easier? Never having to worry what to eat again, or whether it is healthy or not, this could be your answer.
Imagine sitting in a restaurant and waitng for your food to arrive, when suddenly you are greeted by a flying tray. No waiter to be seen, just your ordered food hovering in mid air.
These futuristic scales can lend a helping hand in the kitchen as well function like a sleek piece of decor. Get your measurements right, and in style. Preparing meals and getting accurate digital readings has never been this easy. CLICK HERE TO GET YOURS Groupies get in the kitchen and stand the heat with a [...]
Watch this statistically shocking video showing how much fast food Americans are producing and digesting per second.
THIS is what the world is coming to. The ridiculous stuff that parody comedians dream up is coming true. Click through to see the videos.
Ok I think we’re there now, gang. We need to accept it – summer is over. But that’s not a bad thing, it’s actually fantastic. Because now it’s time for winter specials! Fireplaces and schnooki-shcnooki! Check it out:
When that chicken craving hits, only KFC’s finger lickin’ goodness will be able to satisfy that hunger. Gaza Strip tunnel smugglers are engaging in some new business, smuggling chicken from Egypt to its Gazan neighbours. And they are willing to pay any price for the secret recipe.
Poosibly the biggest nightmare of Gordon Ramsay’s “Kitchen Nightmares” career. He is usually enlisted to help in the restaurants and coach them on ways to better their food, service and general cleanliness. But Amy and Samy Bouzaglo gave Ramsay a run for his money.
The contraption consists of three arms that can do pretty much everything your average bartender can – from measuring shots to slicing lemons.
Marketing Agency, Saatchi & Saatchi Sydney collaborated with Heckler to create this amazing short video of kids tasting foods for the first time. The video, shot in high quality, was screened at the TEDxSydney 2013.
The Cape Town branch of Burger King (try find the address online, they haven’t added it to Google Maps yet) launched about a week ago. This is what the queue looks like today. It was the same at 9pm last night.
This guy can cut four pizza pies in the time it takes one of us to say, “Cheese IN crust, please.” Wielding two pizza knives, our brave boss employs the vaunted Octopus slicing technique, which has been known to claim the occasional stray finger.