A popcorn bowl that’s made out of popcorn

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Friday 9 May 2014

The single greatest dilemma of every movie goer: running out of popcorn midway through the film. So what do you do then? You eat the dang bowl! Provided the bowl is made of popcorn, that is. Beth Jackson Klosterboer provides us with a step-by-step tutorial on how to create an edible bowl made of popcorn on ‘Hungry Happenings’.

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Super Mario’s Koopa Troopas are now burgers

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 1 May 2014

Ever wondered what happened to Koopa Troopas after Mario viciously stomped on their poor heads? I think I know the answer. Oakland-based Instructables instructor ‘Canida’ created a tutorial on how to cook delicious burgers based on the red and green video game turtles you loved to hate.

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A waffle made out of vanilla ice cream bathed in maple syrup espresso

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

Dominique Ansel, the devil, err I mean the chef who masterminded the Cronut, is back with another sinister, diet-destroying dessert: the Waffogato. It takes Tahitian vanilla ice cream and moulds it into a waffle. Warm maple syrup with espresso is then poured onto it. Toppings like tapioca balls, sea salt, and Belgian waffle bits are added […]

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The most popular meals around the world when everyone’s drunk

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

Chances are, someone, somewhere is piss drunk at this moment. And if he’s American, he’s probably eating a slice of pepperoni pizza. If he’s Japanese, he’s slurping on some hot ramen. Whereas somewhere in Germany, someone’s enjoying currywurst and fries.

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The Japanese are going nuts over these weirdly cute sausage people

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 29 April 2014

Why am I not even surprised these sausage people popped up in – surprise, surprise – Japan? The latest trend there right now involves slicing sausages to give them arms, legs, eyes, a mouth, and sometimes, hair. They are then cooked (alive!) and set alongside other food items inside bento boxes, waiting for their eventual demise.

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Chocolates that look like the 8 planets

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

Poor Pluto, even in culinary circles it’s still not considered a planet. Chocolatier L’eclat of the Righa Royal Hotel in Japan is selling chocolates that look like the planets in our solar system. The delicious, celestial collection includes: Mercury (coconut mango), Venus (cream lemon), Earth (cacao), Mars (orange praline), Jupiter (vanilla), Saturn (rum raisin), Uranus (milk tea), and Neptune (cappuccino).

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One giant leap for humanity: the pizza cake

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 23 April 2014

Move over, Cronut, we’ve found our new food abomination: the pizza cake. Boston Pizza is currently holding, ‘Pizza Game Changers’, a competition to find out the most innovative and game changing pizza idea there is by way of fan voting. So far, the cake pizza – a six-layer dish stuffed with cheese, pepperoni, ham, and sausage – has been the fan favourite, garnering more than 3, 100 votes.

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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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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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Sandwiches that get delivered via parachute

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 27 March 2014

What does a pair of entrepreneurs do when their pop-up restaurant is located on the 7th floor and they have to deliver food quickly to their customers, who are all on the ground level? Simple, just throw the food out the window. [photos via We Heart]

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Documentary about people eating burgers for the first time in their lives

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 25 March 2014

Would you believe there’s such a thing as a burger virgin? And apparently, there are still millions of people around the world who have not yet tried America’s greatest contribution to mankind. Burger King went to far-flung places in Thailand, Greenland, and Romania, to give a taste test between their own Whopper and McDonald’s Big […]

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Wacky illustrations of concept food stands

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Thursday 13 March 2014

A Skeletor-managed breakfast and cereal bar? Getting served dragon wings by a legit witch? Bacon served by a manly lumber jack? Now these are food stands I’d love to keep coming back to! Portraits of America’s Food Stands is a set of illustrations by California-based artist Christopher Lee, wherein he imagines food stands with extreme […]

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Cacti that you can eat: DIY house plant cupcakes

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Saturday 8 March 2014

Here’s a tasty dessert that tree huggers and masochists will enjoy. Brooklyn-based baker Alana Jones-Mann has created cupcake replicas of cacti house plants, and she tells us how via this DIY article.

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Guy eats rotten meat and has never been healthier

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Monday 3 March 2014

Oh man, when this guy was told to eat only food that’s fresh, I think he took it too literally. Derek Nance has been eating raw meat – fresh and rotten – for the past six years. It all started when he contracted a mysterious illness that makes him puke every time he tries to […]

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Artist creates amazing animal designs out of pancake batter

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Monday 3 March 2014

Nathan Shields wields his magical pancake batter to create amazing and delectable works of edible art, all the while taking care of the kids. We’ve featured this former math teacher turned stay-at-home dad in a past post, featuring his Star Trek-inspired pancakes. Now he’s back with more of what he calls ‘Saipancakes’.

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