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Egyptians Hijack Pizza Making From Italians
Pizza has become a global food despite its Italian origins. Sadly, the young Italians are no longer interested in the highly skilled job of pizza making and have turned their backs on it. Consequently, the pizzerias in the old country are... -
A Gimmick Called Panda Burger
Care for a Panda Burger? Don’t fret, you don’t have to eat Panda meat. Instead you will be served a burger which bears the stamp of a mother & child panda atop the bun . How is it different you may ask and what is its purpose? Well, no one seems to... -
Climate Change Spells Boom For British Bubbly
The French wine has some serious competition growing on the vineyards of England and the English winemakers have climate change to thank for it. It is perhaps for the first time in the history of the world that the French wines are on the verge of being... -
Goldbely Brings Regional American Food To The Centerstage
Wanna throw a party for your friends with some of the choicest regional delicacies of America? Contact team Goldbely . Following in the footsteps of the iconic New York deli Katz's Delicatessen, Goldbely ships some of the best food available in the... -
Mcdonald’s Wants ‘graduate’ Cashiers Only
You need to have a college degree if you want a job at McDonald’s. An advertisement, reportedly put up by the fast food chain asks for a degree from applicants for the post of cashiers . The ad, put up on the job search website jobdiagnosis.com, also... -
The Horsemeat Scandal Is Not Over Yet!
With the beginning of the year 2013, the horsemeat scandal started galloping all across Europe and it was not long before it reached the US shores too bringing with it the question – Is it legal to eat horsemeat in the US?
The Return Of ‘mike & Ike’ Rocks Candy World!!!
Just as you prepare for your Easter bash for your kids, there is good news for the candy lovers in your family. The famous candy icons – Mike and Ike – are returning, together ! The famous fruit chewy candies ‘Mike & Ike’... -
Redzepi’s Noma Accused Of Spreading Gastroenteritis
One of the world’s best restaurants, Noma, has been charged with serving contaminated food to its customers. To think that 60 people contracted viral gastroenteritis after eating at this two-star Michelin eatery even as its owner-cum-chef, Rene Redzepi... -
Can You Drink Beer With Breakfast?
Would you like to enjoy a chilled mug of beer with your breakfast? The ‘Black Isle Brewery’ of Scotland is hoping that you would forgo your morning cuppa and orange juice for their latest brew, the ‘Cold Turkey... -
Warren Buffett Buys Heinz Co.
Billionaire businessman and a keen investor, Warren Buffett, has set his sight on ketchup. Yes, Buffett is going to buy H.J. Heinz Co., the manufacturers of your favorite Heinz ketchup. The deal has been finalized for a whopping $23.3 billion and it is... -
Burger King's 2013 Menu Unveiled!
With the old 2012 giving way to new 2013, it seems the fast food restaurants are also ready to shed old menu choices and give their customers something new to celebrate the New Year. Burger King is one such place where you will be able to enjoy food that is... -
Starbucks Stumbles On Its Twitter Campaign
Starbucks’ “Spread the Cheer” campaign on Twitter has backfired badly with people hijacking it to register their protest against the company’s tax status. The tweets have turned seriously abusive over the time with one twitter user even calling... -
Enjoy The 'un'melting Chocolate At 40 Degree Celsius
Confectionary giant, Cadbury, has developed the world's first 'temperature-tolerant' chocolate , that wouldn't melt even at a high temperature like 40 degree Celsius. The chocolate is believed to be specially aimed... -
‘hotel Of Doom’ Is Ready For Its Guests
‘Hotel of Doom’ is one place that will surely find mention among the Top 10 hotels of the world next year. There are many reasons why this 105-storey, pyramid-shaped hotel is in the news, one of which is that the hotel opens its doors... -
Is Your Hershey Chocolate Made By A Child Labor?
Despite committing itself to ensure international labor standards in its production process, Hershey has run into trouble once again, with people complaining that the company uses child and forced labor in West Africa, to produce cocoa for its chocolate... -
Grow Food & Reap Profits
Farmers, agro product distributors, and entrepreneurs interested in farming came together at the UCLA Anderson School of Management last week. The event was hosted by Jason Reed of Seedstock.com and provided a platform for the start up companies to... -
Starbucks Makes Hay While Superstorm Sandy Lashes New York
Long, snaking queues could be observed before the Marriott Marquis Starbucks outlet on W. 45 th street even as Frankenstorm, Sandy wrecked devastation all around.
People traversed 10 to 20 blocks, braving the wind and rain in order... -
Disneyland To Add Food Network To Its Kitty
After adding the ESPN Network to its kitty of channels, the Disney conglomerate has now set its sights on the female-friendly Food Network, which, it seems, is up for grabs. The food connection of Disney world is not new to the public. In... -
Indian Woman Restaurateur Defies ‘mafia’ Rabbinate In Jerusalem
It was the “impossible demands” of the Jewish Rabbinate that forced Lehava Silman Herman, a 50-year-old Indian woman, to give up her restaurant’s Kashrut certification. Herman is in no mood to give up her stance because she says the Kashrut Supervisor... -
Dunkin’ Donuts Believes In Promoting Holes
Dunkin’ Donuts and a cup of hot cappuchino are what most of us think when we yearn for a break. Now the company has gone and done the unimaginable! It is trying to sell Bagels just like its donuts by highlighting the empty space in the middle i.e the HOLE. ... -
Mcjordan Sauce Sold For $9995
McDonald’s does it again! Trying to encash on the popularity of a star that is! It is the legendary Michael Jordan, the king of basketball, who appears in the form of a McDonald’s condiment-the McJordan BBQ sauce. While the smoky sauce is a coveted item,... -
Restaurant Falters Again, 2-year-old Served Whiskey
When will the restaurants learn not to serve alcohol to toddlers? Just when you think that the restaurant staff has recovered from its carelessness, out comes news that another toddler has been fed alcohol without his or his parents’ knowledge. The latest... -
Overweight? Sorry You Are Not Fit To Be A Waitress!
Jennifer Rogers, a pretty, young 20 something applied for a job as a waitress but was turned down by Tilted Kilt, a sports bar and restaurant simply because she did not manage to fit into their size of uniform. The law does not support Rogers in this case... -
Starbucks Goes Green
Holding meetings or talking up a new date at Starbucks will become a thing of past gradually. The new approach by the coffee giant borders on utilizing a minimum of space and helping the environment t o breathe. Consequently, its new outlets will have no... -
Much Ado Over Philly Sandwich
Is it Philadelphia Cheesesteak or Philadelphia’s Cheesesteak? The former is a widely used generic for a food eaten throughout the state but the latter is now finding itself in the middle of a legal battle. The war over the trademark ensued when Campo’s... -
Kfc Outlet In India Serves Chicken With Worms
After facing flak in America for selling rotten chicken to customers, it seems the KFC India is following in the footsteps of its American management. A KFC outlet was closed by the Kerala Food Safety Authority (FSA) recently after it was... -
Burger King Drive-thru Service Is The Slowest In Us
Fast food is one that is served fast. Therefore, it is surprising that a fast food chain, Burger King, should score the lowest in terms of the speed of its delivery. In fact, among the chains that were analyzed as part of the QSR Drive-Thru Study 2012, Burger... -
Starbucks Remains No. 1 In Daily Deals
Daily deals and discounts have been working for ages when advertised in the print media. People, especially Americans are always up for purchasing anything at all as long as it is sold at a lower price.
Starbucks Testing New Croissants, Cakes, Muffins
For those are already bored with the Starbucks menu, don't worry, the company is working hard to get new goodies for you. Some of the food items that are currently being tested at the nine San Francisco stores of Starbucks are... -
Cadbury’s Now Owns The Royal Purple Shade
For the first time in the history of chocolate companies, a company has been allowed to own a shade of color, which has come to define its identity. The company in question is Cadbury’s and a judge has given Kraft Foods Inc. (owners of... -
Titillating Food Porn Used To Promote Natural Sweetener
‘In The Raw’ is a natural sugar substitute containing zero calories but that is not its only claim to fame now. The advert for this sweetener uses the term ‘food porn’ effectively by displaying certain sugar laden delights in a titillating way. ... -
Dead Deer Closes Down Chinese Restaurant
The Red Flower Chinese Restaurant in Williamsburg, Kentucky, was recently closed down by the health department because a dead deer was found inside the kitchen. The irony of the situation is that the owner of the restaurant made no attempt... -
Taco Bell Gets A 'facelift' At 50
Taco Bell turned 50 earlier this year and it is time the California-based fast food chain should get facelift, just like other 50-year-old celebrities such as Tom Cruise. The first such test for the new-look Taco Bell has been launched... -
Cadbury Introduces Low Calorie Chocolate Bar For Women
Cadbury, a name that has been synonymous with chocolate for decades now, is feeling the pinch of slumping sales. The Kraft food division, parent company of Cadbury, has identified the cause as women buying less and less of the... -
View ‘m’ Channel At Mcdonald’s
McDonald’s has decided to jump into the world of television now. It will soon be seen broadcasting programs on its very own M channel at the outlets while they serve burgers and fries.
The channel will air... -
Subscribe To Connect With Your City Food
GothamBox is a subscription based food service with a difference! While you may come across stores and catering services offering you organic foods or restriction menus, location based cuisine is a novelty indeed. The company specializes... -
Pepsi Next With Stevia To Be Introduced In Australia
PepsiCo Inc. is trying its hardest to win back soda drinkers who were not keen on high-calorie beverages. The recent move by the company has seen the birth of Pepsi Next, a relatively low calorie soda which is sweetened by... -
No More Free Soymilk At Starbucks
Bad news for the vegan customers of Starbucks! The coffee chain has suddenly grown lactose tolerant as it revamped its Gold Card rewards program, which provides free soymilk and syrup provisions for the lactose-intolerant customers on the menu. The company... -
A Billion Dollar Brand Called Chobani!
How much can you earn by selling yogurt? Ask Turkish immigration and CEO of the Chobani Greek Yogurt, Hamid Ulukaya. Started as a shuttered plant, the small business planned by Ulukaya has grown into the best-selling yogurt brand in the... -
Social Media Furor Over Evolutionary Drink
Dr Pepper, the soft drink has gained popularity or notoriety courtesy Facebook now. The Internet users were both shocked and surprised on being accosted by the soft drink advert which implied that an ape can turn into a man just by... -
Eat, Coke & Be Happy!
Coca Cola seems intent on spreading sunshine and light via its Happiness campaign. Its most recent endeavor was to get the Italians to enjoy a meal amidst the Naples sun. Well, the soft drink giant has been trying to make people happy for... -
Beatles Recreated With Breakfast Food
Britain’s momentous year along with the 50 th anniversary of the Beatles’ first recording at Abbey Road was celebrated with food. The restaurant chain of Beefeater Grill asked the renowned food sculptor Paul Baker to recreate the... -
Sin City Restaurant Offers $17 Million Buffet
Las Vegas supports excesses of all kinds amidst the glitz and glitter. Food and drink cannot be far away when its big bucks that you are talking about, especially when you decide to visit the Caesar’s Palace. It’s lavish spread of... -
Forget Money, Pay In Apples & Oranges!
A new restaurant in Italy allows its customers to pay in, not money, but fruits, vegetables, and other items. This barter system will work at " L'è maiala" in Florence. You do not need to carry cash or credit card when you... -
Myanmar Gets Its First Coke In Years
Coca-Cola began its business in the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar for the first time in more than 60 years. After the US lifted sanctions against the country earlier this year, Coke joined hands with the local company, Pinya... -
Katy Perry Lends A Crunch To Popchips
Katy Perry is not only the investor of the popular snack Popchips, but she is also the cover girl for the new ad campaign! The ad campagin that launched on 9/1 featured four different ads full of wit- "Nothing Fake About... -
The Melt Plans Biggest Food Truck Expansion
A company owning more than one food truck is not news but if a firm ditches caution and attempts a multi-city expansion, that's a real news in the making. The Melt, a San Francisco-based restaurant, is trying to do just that. It... -
Pub Culture Back In Uk
The good old pub culture is back in Britain with people turning eagerly to the new reinvented avatars where it is not about ale and beer any more.
You can now have a wholesome meal of Shepherd’s pie, homemade... -
Baskin Robbins Ice Cream Nachos Are Here!
Waffle Chip Dippers is the newest kid oops ice cream on the block! Yes, Baskins Robbins have done it again, this time by marrying two of the most unlikeliest food in world! The weirdo combo consists of waffles and brownie chips served together... -
Proposing At Pizza Hut?!
Super Ingredients Of The Super Pan Pizza
Pizza Hut sure comes up with some unique ideas to beat the competition, especially in its branches outside of the U.S. First, it was the Crown... -
Mcdonald’s Goes ‘veg’ Just For India
McDonald’s, the most popular fast food restaurant chain in the world, has done it again. It is going to open its first ever, all-vegetarian outlet in India in the holy city of Amritsar, Punjab. The fact that Amritsar is known for its chicken tikka ... -
Burger King Goes 'chicken' For This Fall
If ever there was a poll, chicken would, no doubt, top the list of top 10 popular fast foods . It is, perhaps, the most loved ingredient for fast food-lovers, not only for its protein content (yeah, sure, especially when fried!) but also for the varieties... -
Mcdonald’s Sets Sight On Siberia
From being the world’s leading fast food chain, McDonald’s is today battling lawsuits over its obesity-inducing menu as well as the Happy Meal toys . However, amidst all the despair, the chain has sprung a surprise by opening its first restaurant... -
Paypal Gets Pally With French Mcdonald’s
PayPal customers are in for some special treatment at the 30 McDonald’s outlets in France, thanks to a test run being conducted of a new checkout system based on a new app. The spotlight is on the phone-based payment application of PayPal, in association... -
Hotel Chief To Rescue Best Buy
Best Buy, the consumer electronics retailer, decided to bring in a hotel guy as its new CEO. Hubert Joly, the Frenchman is all set to head the new company now but his former expertise as the head of restaurant ... -
Oreo Twists Depict World Events
Oreo, those delightful chocolate cookies turned 100 this year. On 6 th March, 2012 to be exact! And the birthday celebrations have been unique indeed. While the Oreo Birthday Cake delighted all and sundry, the graphic twists... -
El Bulli's Wine Cellar Auctioned At Sotheby's
After having closed its doors last July, the three Michelin-starred restaurant, El Bulli, is going to auction its wine cellar at Sotheby's. This restaurant, which has had Ferran Adrià as its head chef at one time, was once voted the best restaurant of... -
Obama ‘forcing’ Papa John To Raise Prices
President Barack Obama’s ambitious healthcare plan for Americans has resulted in a very unusual fallout. Popular pizza chain, Papa John, has announced that if the healthcare plan is put in place, it will have to increase the price of per pizza by at least... -
Ice Cream Ad Chills But Does Not Thrill
Little Baby’s Ice Cream, the Philadelphia based shop for frozen confectionaries has been caught in the eye of a storm. It’s latest advert doing the rounds on YouTube has unleashed a wave of hate mail and protest letters,... -
Hooters Kills Competition With ‘owl’ Campaign
It was a ‘man’ thing till now but rising competition among ‘breastaurants’ and plummeting sales figures have forced Hooters, the original ‘breastaurant’ to rethink its marketing strategy. It is aiming to kill its competition, posed by similar... -
Etihad's Recipe For Success: Flying Chefs
Etihad Airways has long been associated with first-class travel comforts, which people with deep pockets can enjoy mid-air. But the airlines company was not satisfied with just that and took the next step in mid-air dining with 'Flying Chefs.' Quite... -
Kfc Enters Classroom With Mgmt Degree
Wanna earn a degree in business management? Head to KFC in the UK! The latest joint venture between the Leicester-based De Montfort University and the restaurant chain will offer interested candidates a BA Honors Degree in Business Management. The program is... -
War-torn Libya Loves The Cinnabon Taste
Cinnabon and Carvel, one of the most popular brands of Focus Brands company, has decided to open one of its stores in the most unlikeliest of the places in the world – Libya. The North African country was, till recently, a hotbed of civil war, which ended... -
Smashburger To Take On In-n-out
Smashburger company is on a roll these days. After being called the "most promising company" in a Forbes study, the company expanded its operations to Latin America, and is now embarking upon a major marketing initiative. This marketing campaign is... -
Mcdonald's India Goes 'cheaper'
McDonald's India is facing a tough time these days, which has forced the company to reduce the prices of more than half of its food items by as much as 15%. The company is hoping that by doing so, it would be able to check the slump in its prospects in... -
Free Snacks For Bowing To The Vending Machine
Fantastic Snack Foods, a fast food manufacturer from Australia has come up with a unique and slightly weird idea of dispensing snacks through its vending machine. The Delite-O-Matic machine is designed in such way that the public would have to obey its... -
Qr Codes That Look Good Enough To Eat!
The QR (Quick Response) code is here to stay! For the first time, the advertising industry is enjoying the results of being able to put a barcode in every man’s pocket courtesy a smartphone. But now, Taco Bell has gone... -
Secret Sauce Behind Big Mac Revealed!
Whenever you bite into a juicy burger at McDonald’s or KFC, don’t you want to know what goes into such addictive food? Well, one such customer, Christine from Oshawa, asked McDonald’s, “What is in the sauce that is in the Big Mac?” For starters, it... -
Taco Bell Reaps 'ad' From Alaskan Gesture!
When Taco Bell flew 10,000 tacos to Bethel, an Alaskan town, after a hoax campaign was run by someone in the town about a Taco Bell outlet to be opened, everyone praised the goodwill gesture. However, news has come out that the restaurant has 'used'... -
Phily Food Truck Going For Free
Crown jewel of Philadelphia’s food truck business, Honest Tom’s owner, Tom McCusker is giving away the food truck for free and if you are interested, email him now at HonestToms@gmail.com. Lack of time for the business has forced the... -
Twin Peaks’ Reign Continues In Restaurant Biz
Last year, you must have heard of a titillating battle between two restaurants , Hooters and Twin Peaks over fleecing trade secrets. This year, it seems, the trade secret is already out and the two restaurants are joined in by many more... -
Is Dlt Worth All The Noise? Maybe Yes!
Taco Bell’s latest offering, Doritos Locos Taco (DLT), make perfect business sense in terms of taste as well as the market. The clever logic employed behind this product is simple, yet compelling in its success. Just within three months... -
Burger King Plans Largest Expansion In Asia
Just weeks after creating waves with its new launch, Bacon Sundae , fast food chain, Burger King (BK), is back with a new announcement. BK is set to increase its foothold in Asia, with its largest-ever expansion of 1,000 new outlets in China. The expansion... -
Waiter Shows ‘heights’ Of Coordination
A restaurant’s staff needs to work in full coordination with each other so that the service is smooth and the customer happy. But a staff member took this coordination to new heights as he sent a note to the cook, saying, “Please... -
Health Inspector Finds Roaches At Mcdonald’s!
A McDonald’s kitchen is a coveted place to be in because this is where such tasty, though unhealthy, treats like the Big Mac are rustled up. Well, a health inspector found, to his horror, that the fast food restaurant also boasts of inmates such as... -
Taco Bell’s Dlt Routs Competition!
What would you call a product that has sold over 100 million pieces in less than three months since its launch? Of course, the most popular product ever and that is what Taco Bell’s “Doritos Locos Tacos” is, now that the figures are... -
Waiters Get A Raw Deal In Us Restaurants
Everything has changed around restaurant waiters since the past few decades - be it the face of restaurant business, dishes being served, or the profile of patrons. One thing, however, has remained constant even through the change of a millennium - their... -
Starbucks Menu Is Better, Thanks To La Boulange!
America’s coffee shop, Starbucks, is going to offer you a more tempting menu now that it has signed a $100 million deal to purchase La Boulange, a small bakery chain, known for its French pastries. The Seattle-based coffee shop will start selling baked... -
Food Trucks Invade Paris, Courtesy Us!
When it comes to fashion and food, Paris is, no doubt, a world leader but these days, it is learning the art of eating, street eating to be precise, from its closest rival, the US. Yes, the food truck culture is invading Paris like anything and what’s... -
Every Dog Has Its Cake!
Dogs have been etched in stone many a times and have also been immortalized in an artist’s easel. But did you ever imagine in your wildest fantasy that you could literally have your dog and eat it too? Yes, I am talking about the quaint,... -
Mcdonald’s Invites ‘friendly’ Bloggers Home
Pizza giant Domino’s tried its hand at publicity with a philanthropic twist when it launched the ‘ smart slice ’ program to comply with American school lunch standards. Well, McDonald’s is not one to be left behind in such gimmicks that is why it is... -
On Mcdonald’s Cue , Subway To Open 1000 Outlets By 2017
It was not long ago that Subway overtook McDonald’s in the race to become the world’s most favorite fast-food restaurant. Now, it seems, the outlet selling subs has decided to leave McDonald’s behind in India too. That is why, it is planning to open... -
‘charlie’ Brings Candy On Wheels To Britain
Charlie (of the Chocolate Factory fame) was a hardcore candy-lover so he understood that there is no better sight than a cute little candy van rolling through Britain on wheels, enticing the young and old alike with its sugary delights. In case of... -
Do You Know Your ‘spice Quotient’?
Would you want someone to predict your ‘spice quotient’ before you can order fried chicken wings? Well, Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen, an Atlanta-based enterprise, has developed ‘Mood Wing’ for this very purpose. This web application captures your... -
Burger King Chickens, Pigs To Breathe Free
When PETA made a heart-rending appeal to Michelin CEO to de-list restaurants serving foie gras, it made international news. There is a similar development in offing, from the most unexpected quarters – fast-food chain Burger King has decided to let its... -
Yolo Combines Health & Style In Frozen Yogurts
YoLo, the dessert café chain’s outlet located at Cary Park Town, NC, opened its doors last year and has already managed to become the talk of the town. Its unique customer-centric approach along with spectacular events and competitions have succeeded in... -
Team Scentshare Proposes To Curb Appetite With Aroma
The President’s Challenge for entrepreneurship skills got its second finalist in the category of personal health in the form of “Team ScentShare”. The Harvard President, President Drew Faust admitted that selecting the finalists had... -
Sushibot Debuts At The World Food & Beverage Great Expo 2012
The "World Food and Beverage Great Expo 2012" is buzzing these days, with news which has nothing to do with the machines but everything to do with the food served by these machines. Quite specifically, the SushiBot, on display at the Expo, is... -
Kitchit Allows You To Hire A Rocking Chef At Home!
How many times have you wished that you could host a rocking party and there would be a rocking chef cooking behind the kitchen counter while you bask in the glory of his culinary talent? Quite a... -
Tv Show Cookbooks Entertain Fans All Over Again
These are your favorite TV shows and now you can hold them in your hands and read them. Yes! It is true for a long time now, the most successful TV shows have re-entered public domain in the form of cookbooks that are entertaining their fans all over again.... -
Dial 'ring4roast' For Your Sunday Meal
You love to eat the traditional Sunday lunch or dinner at a leisurely pace but hate to spend too much time in the kitchen preparing it. So what do you do? Just dial Ring4Roast and ask for any of their roasted takeaway options along with all the trimmings.... -