Monthly Archives: March 2014

12 Awesome and Wacky Cocktail Garnish Ideas

There’s nothing wrong with a brandied cherry, but it’s fun to see bartenders and home drinks-makers doing something a little more creative on the garnish front. Here are a dozen cool and unusual ideas for decorating cocktails, from cucumber lizards hiding in the bottom of your drink to edible flowers floating on top. from Serious [...]

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Eating Roasted Alligator and Spider-on-a-Stick at the Explorer’s Club 110th Annual Gala

As befits an association boasting a membership roster of astronauts, astrophysicists, archaeologists, and myriad other contemporary explorers, The Explorer’s Club 110th Annual Dinner kicked off with an adventuresome foray into the world of exotic dining. We swung by for the cocktail hour, featuring a menu ranging from whole animals to their less commonly savored parts [...]

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Looking for a Horseshoe Sandwich in Chicago? Visit 6 Degrees in Bucktown

Though prolific downstate, it seems the only real place to find a horseshoe in Chicago is at Springfield ex-pat owned 6 Degrees, a nondescript bar on a sleepy stretch of Damen. I like a big pile of cheesy meat fries as much as the next person, but the horseshoe is so much more than that. [...]

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The 10 Most Interesting (and Delicious) Beers We Tried at Boston’s Extreme Beer Fest

For the past decade, Extreme Beer Fest in Boston has been the spot to snag the strangest, rarest, and most innovative beers from around the world. Here are the 10 weirdest, awesomest beers we tried. from Serious Eats http://ift.tt/1oVFmwt via IFTTT

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Falafel Waffles = Wafalafels

This week, in our continuing quest to answer the all-important life question "Will it waffle?," we’ve had a number of deep failures, a couple of meh, I’d eat thats, and one rousing success. Namely, falafel. Actually, come to think of it, falafel was our biggest success and our biggest failure. It all depends on how [...]

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Spaghetti flavored popsicles

コープのちらしに載ってたんだけど、ガリガリ君のナポリタン味なんてあるんだね…(||゜Д゜) http://ift.tt/1idTtKI— けんたママ (@jun_127) March 11, 2014 Japan’s Gari-Gari Kun ("Crunchy Crunchy Boy") popsicles now come in spaghetti flavor with tomato jelly — they also do rice cake and bean-paste and corn potage stew.      from Boing Boing http://ift.tt/1fDUMOE via IFTTT

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Out in the Open: Raise Your Own Edible Insects With This Free Kit

Daniel Imrie-Situnayake says that cockroaches taste pretty good. He also eats crickets and mealworms, and his favorite insect dish is something called silkworm patties. You can think of them as bug burgers.      from Wired Top Stories http://ift.tt/1iWFVa6 via IFTTT

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Bacon Rose

I’m doubt that the "Bacon Scent Alarm Clock" is a real thing, but I certainly love this marketing photograph that goes with it.      from Boing Boing http://ift.tt/1ifgZYB via IFTTT

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Popcorn Asylum Takes Popcorn Seriously in Lakeview

This new gourmet popcorn shop is an anti-fake-powder kind of place, dedicated to using real food—from real maple syrup to local beer to fresh fruit dehydrated in-house. from Serious Eats http://ift.tt/O21HLC via IFTTT

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Popcorn Asylum Takes Popcorn Seriously in Lakeview

This new gourmet popcorn shop is an anti-fake-powder kind of place, dedicated to using real food—from real maple syrup to local beer to fresh fruit dehydrated in-house. from Serious Eats http://ift.tt/O21HLC via IFTTT

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