Small fry in the Big City: Potatopia comes to New York

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 22 October 2013

New York is a foodie’s paradise. From Michelin star restaurants and world-class chefs to mouth-watering food trucks stationed on the side of the street—this city is alive with delicious eats, anytime of day or night. But what draws my attention as a self-confessed “college-grade foodie” (aka I never grow old of ramen noodles or pizza) […]

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In the Philippines, citizens petition for more sauce on their Jollibee spaghetti

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 17 September 2013

People in the Philippines are clamouring for change. Nope this isn’t about government policies, or human rights, or the global recession. This is about spaghetti. You see, in the Philippines, Jollibee is the king of fastfood. Filipinos patronize it so much that not even Mcdonald’s can match this local favourite. One of the bestselling items […]

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The tallest soft serve ice cream in Taiwan… No, maybe the world

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 17 September 2013

They say that too much of a good thing is bad. The guy that said that probably never experienced the giant soft serve ice cream being sold in Tamsui, Taiwan. Stacked at more than 12 inches high, this giant ice cream is made up of all your dreams and fantasies. This insane amount of ice […]

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Grannies and their homecooked meals

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Wednesday 19 December 2012

Fact: Grandma makes the best meals. Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti has traversed the world to taste the homecooked fare of grannies all over the world, and his portraits of beaming grannies from different cultures posing with their culinary masterpieces are pretty awesome.

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The most expensive dishes in the world

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 22 August 2012

The BBC has made a list of the most expensive dishes in the world for the next time you feel like spending a small fortune on food. The list includes ice cream with 23 karat gold flakes, sushi wrapped in gold leaves, and cupcakes dusted with gold. Well, you can see the theme here. Most of these extravagant items must be preordered days in advance, so be sure to make plans accordingly!

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Brunch at Brooklyn Label

Tristan Eaton Reader Find

By Tristan Eaton in Cool Travel on Monday 26 January 2009

I’ve been living in Greenpoint Brooklyn for a couple of years now and one of the highlights is brunch on the weekends. After living in Crown Heights for seven years, where your only choices are Tom’s Diner or Popeye’s Fried Chicken, it’s an amazing change of pace. Brooklyn Label is a classic, old Brooklyn style […]

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