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[…]
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[…]
Eating out should be an enjoyable, fun activity. But a recent poll says 65 percent of diners are overwhelmed when trying to relieve their anxiety over this issue before even picking where they want to eat. The sad news is there isn’t much you can do about it… Watch the latest video at foxnews.com
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[…]
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[…]
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!
NYC’s Marriott Marquis is hosting 300,000 bees on its roof that produce gallons of honey for the hotel’s restaurant and bar. And soon the bees will contribute to a honey-infused whiskey aptly named “Buzzworthy.” The hotel giant says the bees also help provide an offset to the Marriott’s carbon footprint.
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[…]
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[…]
Ten contenders are vying for Cinta’s 17th Annual America’s Best Bathroom honor — has your foodservice operation ever made the list? Nominees include several restaurants as well as the Nashville Zoo ladies room that includes a view into the habitat for squirrel-sized monkeys called tamarins. Go vote here.