Tag: food

Aug 6, 2014

An Alarm Clock That Wakes You Up with a Fresh Cup of Coffee

An Alarm Clock That Wakes You Up with a Fresh Cup of Coffee

The Barisieur is an alarm clock that brews a fresh cup of coffee to wake you up in the morning. Designed by Joshua Renouf, the Barisieur eases you into the day with the subtle movement of stainless steel ball bearings that boil the water through induction heating. The sound is accompanied by the aroma…

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Aug 6, 2014

A Restaurant Staffed by Deaf Waiters and Waitresses

A Restaurant Staffed by Deaf Waiters and Waitresses

Signs is Canada’s first restaurant staffed by deaf waiters and waitresses. Patrons are encouraged to use sign language to order and the menu comes with handy icons and a ‘cheat sheet’ to assist you. According to the Toronto Star: In 2006, Statistics Canada reported an unemployment rate of 10.4 per cent for those with…

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Aug 3, 2014

Two Friends Try to Make Their Fanciest Dish Using Only a Big Mac Combo

Two Friends Try to Make Their Fanciest Dish Using Only a Big Mac Combo

Reddit user MarkHayes and his friend came up with a fun challenge: who could make the fanciest meal using only ingredients from a McDonald’s Big Mac Combo? My personal vote goes to Mark’s friend but you can decide for yourself below. Captions and info via the Imgur gallery and original post on reddit. …

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Jul 29, 2014

Cocoa Farmers Tasting Chocolate for the First Time in their Lives

Cocoa Farmers Tasting Chocolate for the First Time in their Lives

The Ivory Coast is the world’s largest producer and exporter of cocoa beans used in the manufacturing of chocolate. As of 2009 they supplied approximately 30% of the cocoa produced in the world [source]. Yet many of the cocoa farmers have never tasted the end result of their labour as a bar of chocolate…

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Jul 24, 2014

Master Chef Turns Lump of Dough Into Hundreds of Noodles

Master Chef Turns Lump of Dough Into Hundreds of Noodles

Watch Danny Yip, the executive pasta chef of Mr. Chow in Beverly Hills turn a lump of dough into hundreds of delicious noodles. This type of Chinese noodle is known as Lamian, which is made by stretching and folding the dough into strands. The artistic display is wonderfully narrated by the always entertaining Alton…

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Jul 23, 2014

This Tree Bears 40 Different Fruits

This Tree Bears 40 Different Fruits

The Tree of 40 Fruit is an ongoing series of hybridized fruit trees by contemporary artist Sam Van Aken. Each unique Tree of 40 Fruit grows over forty different types of stone fruit including peaches, plums, apricots, nectarines, cherries, and almonds. Sculpted through the process of grafting, the Tree of 40 Fruit blossom in…

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Jul 16, 2014

This Guy Dreams of Bread and Butter Like Jiro Dreams of Sushi

This Guy Dreams of Bread and Butter Like Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Meet Dan Richer, the James Beard Rising Star chef semi-finalist and owner of Razza Pizza Artiginale in Jersey City, NJ. Dan loves bread and butter. So much that he goes so far as to say, “I aspire to be a sushi master of the bread & butter world. The ‘Jiro Dreams of Sushi’ of…

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