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Anecdote Japanese Pop-Up Restaurant Served the Last Meals of Infamous Death Row Inmates

Ningen, a pop-up restaurant in Tokyos Shinjuku district, attracted a lot of media attention over the last two weeks for giving patrons the chance to order the last meals requested by infamous death ro……
2019-05-24 5 Read more

Anecdote Angulas – An Ultra-Expensive Food That Doesn’t Even Taste Good

Angulas, the Spanish word for baby eels is one of Spains most expensive foods, but no one seems to understand why. They hardly have any taste at all, their texture is best described as slimy and they……
2019-05-23 7 Read more

Anecdote 41-Year-Old Man Has Had Pizza for Dinner Every Day for the Last 37 Years

Mike Roman, a teacher from New Jersey, recently got his five minutes in the internet spotlight after coming on a podcast to discuss his unusual eating habits. The 41-year-old claims to have eaten pizz……
2019-05-23 8 Read more

Anecdote Lucifer’s Fingers – A Rare and Potentially Deadly Delicacy of the Sea

Because to their thick, finger-like trunks and their eerie claw-like feet, the gooseneck barnacles growing on the rocks of Portugals most south-western coastline are known as Lucifers Fingers. They ar……
2019-05-11 4 Read more

Anecdote Taiwanese Cafe Goes Viral for Its Horrifyingly Realistic Puppy-Shaped Ice-Cream

A cafe in Taiwan has been getting a lot of attention online for serving puppy-shaped ice-cream that most people describe as adorable and terrifying at the same time. When you think about food, the fir……
2019-03-27 4 Read more

Anecdote Young Confectioner Makes the Most Amazing Cakes

At just 31 years of age, Elena Gnut, Pastry Chef from Kaliningrad, Russia, is already recognized as one of the worlds most talented cake artists. And looking at her impressive portfolio, its easy to s……
2019-02-13 37 Read more

Anecdote Cockroach Milk Could One Day Become the Ultimate Superfood

Consuming a fluid secreted by cockroaches may not be everyones idea of a balanced meal, but scientists believe that the cockroach milk produced by a certain species of cockroaches is one of the most n……
2019-02-13 3 Read more

Anecdote Japanese Hospital Food Will Make You Never Want to Get Discharged

A woman  who recently gave birth at a clinic in Miso, Japan, recently posted a series of photos of the food she was served there, and they make it look like she had her baby in a Michelin star restaur……
2019-02-11 5 Read more

Anecdote Completely Clear, Alcohol-Free Beer Can Be Enjoyed Anytime, Anywhere

Most alcohol-free beers mimic the real deal almost to perfection, minus the buzz and substituent hangover, which makes them a bit problematic to drink in places where alcohol consumption is frowned up……
2019-02-11 8 Read more

Anecdote This Israeli Startup Wants You to Eat Fruit Fly Larvae to Help Save Our Planet

An Israeli start-up has introduced an intriguing potential solution to world hunger fruit fly larvae. The company, Flying SpArk, co-founded by Eran Gronich and Yoram Yerushalmi in 2014, uses fruit fl……
2018-11-25 19 Read more

Anecdote Chef Bakes Crystal Clear Jello-Like Pumpkin Pie That Tastes Like the Real Thing

People have been losing their minds over the pumpkin pie created by Simon Davies, the chef at Chicagos Alinea restaurant, and for good reason. It looks like jell-o on a pie crust, but he insists that……
2018-11-25 7 Read more

Anecdote Dubai Bakery Creates $27,000"Game of Thrones"Cake

Tyrion Lannister isnt just one of the most beloved characters on HBOs hit series Game of Thrones, he is also the inspiration behind one of the most expensive cakes ever made a 70-pound work of art sh……
2018-11-23 12 Read more

Anecdote Activated Charcoal Fish and Chips Looks Like a Burnt Stick on a Plate

If anyone ever puts together a list of the world’s most unappetizing dishes that actually taste great, they should definitely consider this version of the popular fish and chips cooked in an act……
2018-11-08 20 Read more

Anecdote White Jewel – The Japanese White Strawberries Worth Their Weight in Gold

Most people have never even seen, let alone tasted, white strawberries, but they’ve been a staple of the Japanese luxury fruit market for years. The Asian country actually has several varieties……
2018-11-05 10 Read more

Anecdote In Mexico, Ice Cream Sandwiches Are Actual Sandwiches

When they hear the phrase “ice cream sandwich”, most people think about creamy ice-cream squeezed between two waffers or cookies, but in Mexico, it can mean a regular bun stuffed with scoo……
2018-11-05 11 Read more

Anecdote Thai Vendor Has Been Roasting Chicken with Sunlight for 20 Years

Sila Sutharat, a roastedchicken street vendor fromPhetchaburi, Thailand, has come up with an ingenious way of cooking chicken. Instead of an oven or a charcoal barbecue, he uses 1,000 mobile mirrors t……
2018-11-04 13 Read more

Anecdote Farmer Produces the World’s Best and Most Expensive Ham while Saving a Pig Breed from Extincti

Eduardo Donato is one of the many pig farmers in Spain who specialize in “jamón”, a traditional cured ham recognized for its delicious taste and nutritional value. However, hisjam&o……
2018-11-03 6 Read more

Anecdote This Restaurant Will Pay You $900 If You Can Eat 20 Pounds of Rice and Curry in an Hour

If you’re really short on cash and haven’t eaten anything in about a week, you may want to head over to Gold Curry, a restaurant in Japan’s Ishikawa prefecture, where you can earn up……
2018-11-02 9 Read more

Anecdote Genetically-Modified Pink Pineapples Are Coming to a Grocery Store Near You

Thanks to genetic engineering, pink pineapple isn’t just a product of Photoshop, anymore. It’s an actual product and it’s coming to a grocery store near you, very soon. Del Monte Fre……
2018-11-01 11 / Read more

Anecdote Kopi Joss – Sweet Coffee Served with a Lump of Burning Coal

If you’re looking for a new and interesting way to enjoy your daily cup of java, try dumping a lump of hot coal into it. The trick worked for a small coffee stall owner in Indonesia who has beco……
2018-11-01 12 Read more

Anecdote Thai Dessert Shop Makes Realistic Puppy Puddings, Divides Internet

Coconut creampuddings are very popular in Thailand, but while they usually come in flower shapes, one dessert shop in Pathun Thani, north of Bangkok, decided to shake things up a bit by using puppy-sh……
2018-11-01 3 Read more

Anecdote Aragog – The Mexican Cocktail Made with Tarantula Venom

Named in honor of the giant spider from the Harry Potter books, Aragog is an unusual cocktailmade with a drop of tarantula venom, which numbs the tongue, tickles your lips and causes a sensation&ldquo……
2018-10-30 9 Read more

Anecdote This Startup Makes Cow Milk Without the Cow

It turns out we no longer need cowsto produce cow milk, we can just brew it with yeast, just like beer. Well, it’s actually a bit more complicated than that, but that’s how a company calle……
2018-10-29 11 Read more

Anecdote Legend Has It That This Spicy Pizza Induces Child Labor

According to a popular rumor among pregnant women, spicy food can help induce child labor, and while that has yet to be confirmed by medical specialists, a pizza place in Charlotte North Carolina has……
2018-10-29 8 Read more

Anecdote Someone Invented Colorless Coffee That Doesn’t Stain Your Teeth

Coffee is more popular today than ever before, but many people abstain from consuming to much of it because it can really take a toll on their pearly whites. Well, thanks to the world’s first co……
2018-10-26 8 Read more