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Starbucks cold foam is here, but WTF is that anyway?

What do Starbucks and Oreo have in common? OK, other than the sugar counts in their top-selling treats. Both companies know that people love what’s new, and they’re keeping us all continuously excited by new releases. The latest from the Seattle-based coffee giant is the Starbucks cold...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 3:18pm

Applebee's dollar margaritas are here until May, and why aren't you there yet?

It’s not Friday, but this news will sure make it feel like one: Applebee’s dollar margaritas are going to stick around until May. Let us repeat that because we’re not sure you absorbed just how amazing the news is: Applebee’s Dollarita special will be around for Cinco de...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 1:38pm

In weird but exciting news, one YouTuber sent garlic bread into space

YouTuber Tom Scott has over 1.1 million subscribers. He’s launched an entire fireworks display at once, explored a European city with no street names and underwent Royal Air Force pilot training to sustain g-force pressures. And in his latest video, Scott decided to eat space garlic...

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 12:08pm

How many Waffle Houses are there?

Last weekend in Nashville, Tennesee, a gunman with a semi-automatic AR-15 killed four people in a Waffle House restaurant before being disarmed by a customer in the restaurant. The gunman escaped and was apprehended on Monday after a daylong manhunt. Waffle House, an all-night restaurant, is a...

Monday, April 23, 2018 - 5:02pm

These beer gummy bears inspired by Corona and lime will get you ready for summer

Corona Light and luxury candy company Sugarfina have teamed up to create limited-edition beer gummy bears just in time for Cinco de Mayo: "But First, Cerveza" and "Here for a Good Lime." As Sugarfina writes on their website: "Sunshine and good vibes in a bite-...

Monday, April 23, 2018 - 4:00pm

Inside New York's first sustainable sushi restaurant Mayanoki

The 15-course omakase dinner at Alphabet City sushi counter Mayanoki may look familiar. Until chef Jeff Miller starts explaining the courses: Arctic char, Spanish mackerel, Alaskan Coho salmon, Albacore tuna. “You go to so many sushi bars in the city and you get the same set of 12 or 15 fish...

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 6:04pm

Summer Frosé is an actual thing, and it's here!

Ah, summertime. It’s the sweetest season for sunning, pink flamingo pool floating, and outdoor sipping. However, this summer there’s a chilly new (dare say improved?) way to sip your favorite seasonal drink, rosé. Yes, frosé (aka frozen rosé) is the new ‘it beverage’ as...

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 1:39pm

Krispy Kreme is launching a new flavor — but only for one week

Do you really need an excuse to eat a donut? No, we’re actually asking. Really, do you? Because we have one. A new Krispy Kreme donut is about to drop, but the limited-edition eat is only available for one week. Clearly you need to mark your calendar and tell your trainer the diet’s off...

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 3:55pm

All-Pink Starbursts are back. Here's where to find them

"You’re a pink Starburst. Don’t let anyone treat you like a yellow Starburst." All-Pink Starbursts are back. If you recall, they hit stores around the same time last year and caused quite the frenzy among candy lovers nationwide. The bags are inspired by everyone’s love...

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 1:34pm

Delivery comes to parks and beaches. But is convenience good?

DNCE’s request for Cake By the Ocean may be a metaphor, but we now live in a world where you can get pizza on the beach — or the park, or a random street corner. Domino’s has expanded its delivery service to basically anywhere. The new Hotspots program, which launched this week...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 5:18pm

Coca-Cola came out with a first-ever slushie in a pouch

Over a month ago, Coca-Cola Japan announced it was experimenting with a new alcoholic drink called, "Chu-Hi," the first boozy beverage in Coca-Cola history. And on April 16, after reportedly testing 100 different prototypes and working on development for eight years, the company launched...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 12:11pm

PSA: Chris Hunter, co-founder of Four Loko, now sells protein drinks

Four Loko — the caffeinated “alcopop” with as much alcohol content as four drinks — was the talk of college campuses and state legislature floors back in its 2009-2011 heyday. Often called a “blackout in a can,” Four Loko was eventually banned nationwide after a...

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 4:50pm

You can now get Big Gay Ice Cream, The Meatball Shop and MatchaBar all in one place

New York is a city of give and take. Give your subway seat to a pregnant woman one day, but you’ve probably stolen a cab from someone else on another. When it comes to food, at least the inconvenience is balanced out by the seriously delicious New York foods available. Was waiting in line for...

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 12:39pm

This drink features a human toe and no, it’s not just for Halloween

It sounds like something out of a horror film: You’re enjoying a glass of local bourbon after a long day. You take a swig, when something grazes your lips. It's not an ice cube, it's not a lemon wedge — it’s none other than a human toe. Introducing the very real, very...

Monday, April 9, 2018 - 12:12pm

Celebrate National Gin & Tonic Day

Today is National Gin & Tonic Day, and though we probably have climate change to blame for it not falling on a sunnier, warmer one, at least we now have an excuse for happy hour ASAP. The cocktail has a medical discovery back in the 1700s to thank for its origin — quinine, which is a...

Monday, April 9, 2018 - 12:02pm

Is dark chocolate actually healthy or are we all kidding ourselves?

If you go by advice doled out by nutritionists and health coaches all over the web, you probably think dark chocolate is one of the most nutritious foods out there. In fact, we might risk upending your entire world view by asking, is dark chocolate healthy? It must be, right? After all, we’...

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 2:38pm

How Natasha Pickowicz created New York's fanciest bake sale

It’s not just any bake sale whose roster includes vegan queen Erin McKenna, Le Bernardin’s Thomas Raquel and Justine MacNeil (most recently of Del Posto). Yet they’re just a handful of the incredible pastry talent you’ll find packed into Café Altro Paradiso (234...

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 9:12pm

Healthy comfort food that actually tastes good

If you can’t face another lettuce leaf or kale chip, but still want to eat healthily, then we have three recipes you’ll love. We asked healthy chef Daniel Churchill (you may know him from "Good Morning America" and The Food Network) to share his three favourite comfort food...

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 7:18pm

Budweiser and Jim Beam are teaming up to make the ultimate American beer

Spring has sprung (that is, depending on where you are in the U.S. — looking at you NYC slush). This means the flowers are readying themselves to bloom and baseball season has made its mighty return. To complete the triad is, of course, alcohol. Today, Jim Beam bourbon and Anheuser-Busch'...

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 5:07pm

The World’s Fare comes to Queens

In just a few weeks, The World’s Fare will pay homage to the great Fair of 1964 by bringing over 100 food vendors as well as scores of artists and cultural performances to Queens. And much like the event held 54 years ago, this is going to go down in the history books. Joshua Schneps is a...

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 9:00am