Posts tagged "weird foods"

Dealbreaker: He Drank Beef Tea

The day I learned that J. enjoyed a nice, hot cup of “beef tea” was the day I realized this guy most definitely wasn't the one. As anyone outside of the UK might not know, we have this strange meat spread called Bovril. Said viscous, meaty paste can be added to boiling water to create…

By: Lauren Corona / November 18, 2014

Domino’s Breaded Chicken Crust Pizza & 13 Other Crazy And Sort Of Disgusting Fast Food Innovations

I don't eat a ton of fast food, but I do pay close attention to the fast food industry's attempts to one-up each other with crazier, weirder and, if you ask me, more disgusting food innovations and hybrids. Take, for example, Domino's new pizza with a breaded chicken crust. Excuse me, "speciality chicken" crust, whatever that means.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 16, 2014

Are You Ready For A Chocolate Chip Cookie Grilled Cheese Sandwich?

At first glance, this grilled cheese cookie sandwich looks, well, let's go with "disconcerting." I mean, the melted orange cheese between two chocolate chip cookies? It's weird. It's unexpected. It's...delicious? Yep, according to its creator, Chef Stef of The Cupcake Project, this hybrid confection is the ultimate dessert: a perfect union of sweet and salty,…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 13, 2012

15 Foods That Make Us Irrationally Angry

So, the other day, this "cucumber sub" popped up on my Pinterest page labeled as the "perfect low carb sandwich" and it made me, like, raging mad. My inner monologue went something like this (in Chris Rock's voice): "That ain't no motherfuckin' sandwich!" I sent the link to Amelia who immediately shared my anger and …

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 25, 2012

Dreams Do Come True: Pizza Vending Machines On Their Way To The U.S.

How often do you stand in front of a vending machine, examining the selection of chips, crackers, and candy bars, and think, "I wish this thing would make me a fresh pizza"? Every day? Me too. Turns out the pizza gods have heard our prayers, because an innovative pizza vending machine called "Let's Pizza" is finally…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 14, 2012

Would You Eat A Beer-Filled Donut?

Yep, you read that right: this crazy creation from a place called (fittingly) Psycho Donuts is filled with real beer pastry cream and topped with beer nuts. I'm a huge fan of donuts but I hate beer, so this confection leaves me conflicted. Would you be brave enough to take a bite? [Neatorama]…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 10, 2012

Carl’s Jr.’s Ice Cream Brrrger & 11 Other Freaky Fast Foods

Carl's Jr is currently testing a new product called the "Ice Cream Brrrger," which is, well, exactly what it sounds like: a burger made of ice cream. We're a little creeped out by the beefy texture of the ice cream and the dripping frosting condiments, but in the grand scheme of freaky fast foods, thi…

By: The Frisky / May 26, 2012

This Bratwurst Cupcake Is The Worst

You guys, this is a culinary creation called Cupcakewurst. What is Cupcakewurst, you ask? Well, it's cupcake batter stuffed into a sausage casing, grilled, and served on a long doughnut with raspberry sauce "ketchup." It's definitely creative; it also definitely makes me want to barf. Would you be brave enough to take a bite? [Buzzfeed]…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 21, 2012

11 Crazy And Sort Of Disgusting Fast Foods

Yesterday, Pizza Hut announced their new pizza innovation: pizza with hot dogs in the crust. After you're done devouring your pizza, you've still got a hot dog cooked into the crust left to eat. It's two delicious junk foods in one! We were really excited by the possibility [We were? -- Editor], but unfortunately it'…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 10, 2012

16 Frightening Doritos Flavors

One of my favorite things about traveling to a foreign country is discovering the local cuisine. Yes, of course I mean going to fun restaurants -- from fancy, upscale places to out of the way dives -- but I also like to hit up the nearest convenience store and ogle their selection of Doritos. (Truth…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 28, 2011