Turn your old lemon skins into drink coasters, yep that’s a thing

Turn your old lemon skins into drink coasters, yep that’s a thing

A group of British innovators have developed a process to convert lemon skins tossed out by bars and restaurants into drink coasters which can be recycled again. The result:  less solid waste and use of paper-based coasters. The project is supported by Seedlip, maker of non-alcoholic “spirits”, London’s Lyaness Cocktail Bar and Green Lab, anRead more about Turn your old lemon skins into drink coasters, yep that’s a thing[…]

Restaurant’s labor-inducing burger is internet phenomenon

Restaurant’s labor-inducing burger is internet phenomenon

Go figure what intrigues the internet masses, but the  idea of a restaurant’s “labor-inducing” hamburger is drawing large crowds to the Suburban Restaurant in Minneapolis. The “Labor Inducer” was so named by the sports bar when two women went into labor soon after eating the sweet and spicy burger. So, what’s next?  The “Instant Courage”Read more about Restaurant’s labor-inducing burger is internet phenomenon[…]

Undercover: Delivery app accepts fake restaurant as new account

Undercover: Delivery app accepts fake restaurant as new account

Josh Pieters, a well-known YouTube prankster, set up a fake restaurant that offers microwave meals from his apartment to see if he could get the Deliveroo app to deliver meals to unsuspecting customers. Deliveroo is a popular app in the U.K., similar to U.S.-based UberEats and DoorDash.  With no health permit and a sketchy website,Read more about Undercover: Delivery app accepts fake restaurant as new account[…]

Finally, you can pick cheese from restaurant’s conveyor belt

Finally, you can pick cheese from restaurant’s conveyor belt

London’s Pick & Cheese Restaurant claims to be the first joint to allow customers to choose their favorite cheese from a conveyor belt.  No one else is claiming the honor… so, why not? The founder of the restaurant has one simple goal… getting guests to eat more British cheese.  And a conveyor belt just mightRead more about Finally, you can pick cheese from restaurant’s conveyor belt[…]

Here’s what a $10,000 dessert looks like

Here’s what a $10,000 dessert looks like

Chef Kevin Brown of SELECT Restaurant in Spartanburg, S.C. was the national winner of General Mill’s Neighborhood To Nation recipe contest.  The honor earned him $10,000 for his Strawberry Pandowdy dessert — along with a $2,000 donation in his name to Greer Community Ministries. Check out how it all was announced!

Sweet potato vending machine… yep, that’s a thing

Sweet potato vending machine… yep, that’s a thing

Japan loves its vending machines… and now pre-cooked sweet potatoes are the latest delicacies to join the trend. Hot or cold… sweet potatoes are a favorite in Japan.  So, the vending machine was designed to deliver hot and cool options for about $3 per potato! Check out a reporter’s reaction below.  But if you don’tRead more about Sweet potato vending machine… yep, that’s a thing[…]

It’s like Blockbuster Video… for chefs and restaurant owners

It’s like Blockbuster Video… for chefs and restaurant owners

OK, there’s no browsing down dusty aisles of VHS tapes.  But the massive Restaurant Product Finder Video Library is free and online featuring videos that food pros will value. Everything from recipe videos to kitchen hints all searchable from one spot.  No more wading through trash-talking wanna-be celebrity chefs… we only include videos that cooks,Read more about It’s like Blockbuster Video… for chefs and restaurant owners[…]