New Food and Packaging

‪Food is so much more than a source of energy and nutrients; it’s an experience that evokes emotions and memories – transporting you to other times. We gather the weirdest, tastiest, most creative and most wonderful recipes and products so you can experience the best. You are what you eat.‬

Know your stuff? Contribute now

Only in Athens: A Greek fast food eatery that looks every bit like a circus

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Cool Travel, New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 24 June 2014

Wow, this is just dizzyingly fun. Architect Minas Kosmidis, who is behind the circus-in-town look of Biribildu Souvlaki (‘souvlaki’ is a sort of kebab-like Greek fast food) restaurant in the Alimos municipality of Athens, makes us want to run away to the circus immediately. The interiors come complete with numerous circus lights, cut-outs of carousel […]

Read more

The hottest drumstick sauce in the world will paralyze you

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Food and Packaging on Monday 23 June 2014

The hottest drumstick sauce in the world has arrived and it’s called the Atomic Kick Ass sauce. It’s so freakin’ hot that Muhammed Karim, the chef at Bindi Restaurant, in Lincolnshire, England, who created it, has to put on a gas mask whenever he prepares it to avoid passing out from the fumes.

Read more

Crocodile ice cream is made from unfertilized croc eggs

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Saturday 14 June 2014

If you thought eating Balut (fertilized duck eggs) was weird, get a load of this. In the southern part of the Philippines, the Sweet Spot ice cream store at the Davao Crocodile Park serves ice cream mixed with unfertilized croc eggs. The croc ice cream comes in three flavors: crocodile dragon fruit, crocodile durian, and […]

Read more

The world’s most exquisite shitty food porn has come to our attention

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Food and Packaging on Friday 13 June 2014

In a perfect world, we’d be living the good life and eating the good stuff. Still, such is life, we aren’t always that lucky. There’s actually a subreddit, Shitty Food Porn, which pays tribute to the art of dressing up the various unmentionable inedible things we eat as food porn. If there’s any consolation, it’s […]

Read more

This zen rock garden is actually a bunch of Japanese sweets

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 12 June 2014

I guess you could say that this box of chocolates totally… rocks? Designer Tomonori Saito has created a line of sweets that resemble the iconic zen rock gardens of Japan. While your typical zen rock garden may evoke relaxation and serenity, this variation also gives you hunger pangs and sweet tooth cravings. The rocks are composed of black sesame while the bed of sand is plain sugar. Who knew zen gardens could be so filling and fattening?

Read more

This burger is 5 feet 4 inches tall and contains 30,000 calories. Want one?

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 12 June 2014

You would have thought that a restaurant in United Kingdom called Mister Eaters Fish and Chips would naturally serve local favorites like steak and kidney pie and pease pudding. Surely they wouldn’t serve something as American as a burger?

Read more

Mumbai’s Franceso’s Pizzeria is now delivering pizza by drone

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 10 June 2014

Don’t you just hate it when that home delivery meal takes such a long time to arrive you might as well have visited the restaurant in person in the first place? I certainly do, and for this reason alone, I may just uproot and migrate to Mumbai, India, because their Franceso’s Pizzeria has come up with a nifty airborne solution. There will be no more excuses about thunder storms, traffic jams, or the delivery boy who suffers from amnesia.

Read more

This is not a drop of water, it’s a cake!

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 10 June 2014

‘Mizu Shingen Mochi’ is a new breed of Japanese rice cake that’s bound to get people scratching their heads and wondering what the hell they ordered. Though it might look like a water droplet served fancy, it’s actually a cake that uses water harnessed from the Japanese Alps!

Read more

New dream job? Be a gastronomic writer-in-residence at The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre!

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Food and Packaging on Monday 9 June 2014

We kid not: to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre is now looking for a gastronomic writer to take up a 16-week residency starting in September 2014.

Read more

Yes, at US$2000 a meal, this IS the world’s most expensive restaurant

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Food and Packaging on Saturday 7 June 2014

Billed as the world’s most expensive restaurant, Ibiza’s Sublimotion is described as a never-before novel gastro-sensory adventure to be experienced – at a mere fee of US$2000 to be exact. In return, you are treated to an elaborate 20-course meal created by Michelin-starred chef Paco Roncero, which should hopefully blow your mind as it drains your pockets.

Read more

World’s first cocktail fortifier will protect you against getting a hangover

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Food and Packaging on Friday 6 June 2014

Oh no, what has it all come to? Do we now actually have the option of downing specially-concocted cocktails to protect us against the monstrous hangovers we usually get from these very cocktails? Well, Ficks, the world’s first ‘cocktail fortifier’, promises to do just that. It contains milk thistle, Vitamin B-complex, electrolytes, ginger root, dandelion and aminos to help you hydrate and detox while you, er, dehydrate and retox from your drink.

Read more (1 comment)

Train your kids in the art of sushi with this woodblock sushi set

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 4 June 2014

You know what they say, ‘Better start those sushi chefs young!’ Or so I think that’s how it goes. Japanese design firm ‘plaplax’ created this 45-piece wooden tsumiki-sushi set, composed of ‘shari’, referring to rice, and ‘neta’, which means ‘fish’. Kids on the road to sushi stardom will have a fun time learning the craft […]

Read more

These edible art supplies are nothing short of delicious

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 4 June 2014

Love art? Got a craving for chocolate? You’ll love these edible art supplies. Design studio Nendo created these ‘oil paints’ which aren’t paints at all, but rather chocolates filled with delicious syrups. The studio has already created edible art supplies before, too, with their chocolate-shaped pencils a few years back. Seriously, what can be more […]

Read more (1 comment)

Tea bags transform stressful symbols into calm ones when dipped in hot water

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 28 May 2014

Malaysian tea company BOH collaborated with ad agency M&C Saatchi in creating a cost-effective but adorable campaign to promote the relaxing effect of their chamomile tea.

Read more (1 comment)

The world’s most expensive donut will cost you over $1,500

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 27 May 2014

Usually a coffee break will cost you under $10 for a cuppa and a snack. But if you’ve got deep pockets, you might want to consider this Krispy Kreme monstrosity, err, dessert. It’s called a champagne donut and it’s adorned by ‘a gilded white chocolate lotus, festooned with edible diamonds, stuffed with Dom Perignon champagne […]

Read more

close

Like us on Facebook

Don't show this again - I already like Lost At E Minor