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KFC chicken corsages are the most romantic thing for prom season

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 17 April 2014

There’s nothing more romantic than having a KFC Original Recipe attached to your date’s wrist while you both dance the night away. Nothing, I tell you! KFC, in collaboration with Louisville, Kentucky-based florist Nanz and Kraft, has released the prom accessory to end all prom accessories: the KFC Chicken Corsage. For $20 (plus shipping), you’ll get the baby’s breath flower and the corsage.

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Too scared to get a tattoo? Try these cookie cutters instead

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By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 17 April 2014

Love the idea of a tattoo but not sure you want to dedicate a piece of your body to one design? Try these cool cookie cutters! They’re called Tough Cookies cookie cutters and they come in a variety of iconic tattoo designs, including a rose, anchor, swallow, and a heart and dagger. These beauties are […]

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Know your whiskey: an educational chart

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By Low Lai Chow in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 16 April 2014

Pop Chart Lab has returned with a comprehensive chart universe that neatly breaks down varieties of whiskey, so whiskey lovers and casual consumers alike can sort out just what kind of whiskey they like — and find more to down.

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Coffee flour is the new super ingredient that tastes nothing like coffee

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By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 16 April 2014

It’s like the cooking gods are smiling down on us! Coffee flour is a thing. And according to the manufacturers of this heavenly ingredient, the surrounding pulp after harvesting billions of coffee beans is usually discarded. Not anymore! Coffee flour is a ‘nutrient-dense new super-ingredient’ that’s part of a social impact movement, creating jobs for families and sustainability for farms.

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Wordy alphabet sandwich stacks 26 food toppings from A to Z

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By Low Lai Chow in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 15 April 2014

Whoa, whoa, whoa. Nick Chipman of Dude Foods actually created a sandwich with 26 toppings, each spelling out a different letter of the alphabet. Here is the full breakdown of the ingredients: Avocado, Bacon, Cheese Doritos, Egg, Fish sticks, Garlic bread, Ham, Italian sausage patty, Jalapeño peppers, Krispy Kreme doughnut, Lettuce, Macaroni and cheese Noodles, […]

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Move over ramen burger, here come ramen wings

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Monday 14 April 2014

Hot Sauce and Panko in Richmond, San Francisco, could possibly be the best place in the world to have a food coma. The joint (they hate being called a restaurant) has a rotating menu of insane culinary creations, the headliner being the ramen wings.

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Outfit your egg with this knight armour, then murder it for breakfast afterwards

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 8 April 2014

Humpty Dumpty just got a badass weapons upgrade via the ‘Arthur Egg Cup’, an egg cup holder in the shape of a knight’s suit of armour. Turn your soft boiled eggs into a knight in shining armour by padding it with this plastic suit and removable helmet. The kitchen accessory even comes with a spoon that acts as the egg’s lance, ready to fend off any hungry mouth that comes its way.

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Edible cinema: Canapes and cocktails that match cinematic moments

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By Low Lai Chow in New Food and Packaging on Monday 7 April 2014

Edible Cinema, a collaboration between Soho House and event company teatime Productions, is a series of movie screenings where attendees can tuck in to a tray of small numbered containers on their seat, which holds canapes and cocktails that correspond to certain moments in the film. A screen-side light box signals when and what to […]

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One for the cellar: The Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary Shiraz

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By Jonathan Leeming in New Food and Packaging on Sunday 6 April 2014

Sex, drugs and rock n’ roll. To my mind, there’s something missing from the old motto. Wine. So, what better way to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of rock and roll legends, The Rolling Stones, than – ahead of their sadly postponed Australian tour, their first in almost a decade – team up with Dan Murphy’s […]

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Fancy a Bookish Banquet? Feast on literary meals inspired by books

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By Low Lai Chow in New Food and Packaging on Saturday 5 April 2014

If you are one of these cultured individuals who know there are few pleasures in life that rival a good book or a good meal, you can rejoice in the most refined manner you can now. Taking reading and eating to a new level is Amsterdam-based Bookish Banquet. At its events, a book is picked […]

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Suck on this: a popsicle that looks like a dildo. It even explodes in your mouth!

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 2 April 2014

It must be a pretty hard time for the guys over at Swedish ice cream maker, GB Glace. Their newly-released popsicle, X-Pop, has taken on X-rated proportions as customers are likening it to a penis rather than the intended rocket shape. Marketed for kids, the popsicle has a yellow, pink, red, orange shaft that leads up to a creamy tip. After a few minutes of sucking, X-Pop bursts out a creamy liquid oozing from within.

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Now you can dine with the dead at this Indian restaurant built around a real cemetery

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By Low Lai Chow in New Food and Packaging on Saturday 29 March 2014

Would you dine amidst graves and coffins? In India, a restaurant built around a Muslim cemetery has been seeing brisk business. According to the owner of the New Lucky Restaurant, who wanted to keep the graves intact instead of ripping them out when he built the eatery, the customers appreciate the unique experience and don’t […]

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These hip molecular ice pops prove the future doesn’t suck

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By Low Lai Chow in New Food and Packaging on Friday 28 March 2014

David Marx of Berlin-based food lab The Science Kitchen has created these geometric gem-like KYL21 popsicles that look so hip, it hurts. The vegan-friendly ice pops are entirely organic and come without any additives in them. We’d die to get a taste of the future from one of these.

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Check out these badass designs from Valek Rolling Pins

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By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Friday 28 March 2014

Why settle for an ordinary rolling pin while baking, when you can grab a Valek Rolling Pin. These cool baking tools are crafted by Polish designer Zuzia Zuber. Learning that she could engrave wooden rolling pins with patterns with her super funky laser engraver, Zuber got to work on ‘engraving, testing, baking and baking and […]

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Chocolate fried chicken is coming to Los Angeles (get your barf buckets ready)

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By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Friday 28 March 2014

First there was the umami burger. But now Adam Fleischman (the creator of Umami Burger) has taken his culinary experiments a step further. Chocolate fried chicken. Yes! This isn’t your typical Mexican mole sauce (where some contain chocolate). Fleischman says of his new creation, ‘This isn’t mole’, traditional fried chicken, or even chicken just dipped […]

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