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Mainstream alcohol brands are repackaged to give more honest titles

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Food and Packaging on Monday 18 August 2014

Let’s face it, everybody thinks they’re pretty damn cool after a few drinks. Truth is that alcohol only really serves to make you FEEL more like this guy, and LOOK more like this guy

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Deep-fried fitness is what everyone has been waiting for (but was too afraid to admit)

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Friday 15 August 2014

We all know by now that eating too many fried foods will eventually catch up to us. So what’s the next best thing? Deep-fried fitness! Hilarious copywriter Claire Wyckoff has created a series of delicious foods that start off incredibly healthy, but end up a little backwards thanks to some rather hearty frying techniques.

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The world’s most expensive cupcake will cost you about a month’s rent

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 14 August 2014

If you thought paying $3 for a muffin was excessive, you’ll hate this next story. Lisa Sanguedolce, the owner of Toronto’s Le Dolci bakery has created this monstros…masterpiece. Fortunately, this cupcake isn’t about being fancy for the sake of being fancy, but was created for a man’s wife-he wanted something extravagant to present her with on her birthday.

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Delicious double flavored toothpicks by Phood Station

Lost At E Minor Contributor

By Lost At E Minor in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 12 August 2014

Now here is something we didn’t see coming, the double flavoured toothpick. Developed by Montreal-based cuisine company Phood Station, the Castor Double Flavoured Toothpick blows all all previous flavoured toothpicks out of the water with it’s intense natural flavours and not a hint of artificiality to be seen.

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Your gingerbread people can now dance thanks to these posable cookie cutters

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 7 August 2014

Give your gingerbread people a dose of Saturday Night Fever by molding them in these posable cookie cutters! Available at ‘I Want One Of Those’, the $20 cookie cutter set includes a torso and twelve interchangeable arms and legs that let you bake them into dancers with varying moves.

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Glow-in-the-dark Cornettos are now a thing and just as annoying as smartphones In Movie Theatres

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 7 August 2014

Last year we showed you glow-in-the-dark ice cream made from a jellyfish protein. This year the iconic Cornetto ice cream has been given the glow-in-the-dark treatment. The concept was put together by London-based creative duo Bompas & Parr and released the treats during a screening of The World’s End.

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How To Make Delicious Chinese Soup Using Your Washing Machine

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Monday 4 August 2014

Want to make delicious Chinese soup but lacking the necessary pots and pans? Have no fear, that trusty washing machine will make it for you. One guy in China has made his favorite meal using nothing but the washing machine, and he didn’t even need to boil water. [watch the video here]

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This clever latte art took a sharp NSFW turn, very fast

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 31 July 2014

Reddit is great for so many things–one of them being extraordinary latte art. But one Redditor, KingPimpCommander, had a different kind of latte art to share with the world. While relaxing in a Scottish cafe, this coffee lover started to receive very clever latte art on top of his frothy drinks.

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Eastern European capitals depicted using various food items

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 30 July 2014

‘Illustrating Eastern Europe’ is a series of landscape food art that features the glorious cities of Prague, Budapest, Bucharest, and Warsaw. The collection of appetizing postcard-like images was created by food stylist Anna Keville Joyce and photographer Agustin Nieto. Blogger Derya Ozyuvali, also known as ‘FoodieBackpacker’, commissioned the project as part of his cooking workshop […]

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Order in the voice of famous pop culture characters and you’ll get a discount at this restaurant

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 30 July 2014

Not A Burger Stand, a Los Angelese restaurant, has a weekly chalkboard promo that has one condition: order in the voice of the chosen character. If you’ve got a mean voice impression of popular characters like Stone Cold Steve Austin, Oberyn Martell, Petyr ‘Littlefinger’ Baelish, Gandalf, and Nicolas Cage, then congratulations, you just got a discount!

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Venn Diagram pie chart… in a pie

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 29 July 2014

Sometime in June last year, Reddit user Rvenn, whose real name is Venn, had a friend bake him an actual venn diagram pie made up of, well, two intersecting pies. A fellow Redditor stole and reposted his picture of the pie a few days ago, which, ironically, was how we found out about it.

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Hungry? May these Star Wars pancakes be with you

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Food and Packaging on Monday 28 July 2014

Pancakes. Mmmm. Star Wars. These nonstick steel Star Wars pancake molds make it easy for geeks to get their daily dose of galactic greatness every morning. You can choose to gobble down Yoda, Darth Vader or a stormtrooper.

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This is what different foods look like when separated into monochromatic themes

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 24 July 2014

Photographer Isabella Vacchi gives us an idea of what different meal settings look like when color variety is absent. Entitled ‘MONOCHROME’, the series organizes food and dining ware according to just four color palettes: black, white, grey, and brown. While the food spreads may be neat and organized, it’s not very appetizing to the eyes. […]

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An illegible menu! Seriously, what will they stink of next?

Jonathan Leeming Contributor

By Jonathan Leeming in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 24 July 2014

I’m lucky enough to live and work between Darlinghurst and Surry Hills, among the hippest and most desirable parts of Sydney. But I have to say, I’ve had just about enough of this ‘hipster’ craze, where everything either has holes in it, has been deconstructed, is worn super-loose or ultra-tight (I can never get it […]

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Spray Cake Is The Dessert Of The Future … And The Future Is Now!

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 23 July 2014

First there was aerosol cream. Then aerosol cheese. And now there’s spray cake. This new dessert ‘invention’ is brought to you by Harvard students John McCallum and Brooke Nowakowski who learned about the chemistry of what makes cakes rise, and used that knowledge to create an aerosol can that releases bubble into the mix as it […]

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