Food

June 16, 2017

IKEA Creates “Fill in the Blank” Recipe Posters to Make Cooking Easy

IKEA is known for its stylish-yet-inexpensive furniture that comes with (seemingly) simple directions that anyone can follow. While some would argue this point, the Swedish brand has translated this pictorial idea into food. With help from Toronto-based advertising firm Leo Burnett, they’ve created a series of illustrated recipes printed on parchment paper. They call it Cook This Page, and it features single page “fill in the blank” instructions for tasty dishes that you bake.

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June 12, 2017

‘The Restaurant of Order Mistakes’ Only Staffs Waiters with Dementia, So Every Order is a Surprise

Worldwide, dementia affects 47.5 million people with 9.9 million new cases each year. Recently, a pop-up restaurant in Tokyo spent 3 days in operation, changing the public's perception of those suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's. The Restaurant of Order Mistakes, which was open in early June, was staffed by sufferers of these disorders. Six smiling waitresses took orders and served food to customers, who came in knowing they may not get what they asked for.

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June 2, 2017

20+ Black Wedding Cakes That Add Goth-Inspired Flair to a Special Affair

Cakes are definitely having a moment. Whether they’re masquerading as prickly cacti or dripping with sweet decadence, turning dessert into art is en vogue—not to mention delicious. The same goes for wedding cakes. Although we’ve seen some spectacular geodes and galaxy-inspired creations, dark wedding cakes are arguably the most stunning of all. Channeling your inner goth, these multi-tiered creations feature black icing and fondant that adds a dramatic flair to the special affair.

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May 20, 2017

Goth Latte is an All Black Coffee Drink with Surprising Health Benefits

It seems like colorful foods are all the rage these days, and it’s not hard to see why—rainbow hues are a feast for the eyes. But black is now making a bold statement in sweet treats like ice cream, and its ominous beauty has recently taken the latte world by storm. Using activated charcoal, trendy cafes are creating stone grey drinks that’ll delight your inner goth. And, it turns out, they’ve got unique health benefits, too.

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