Beyond Burgers – A Showdown

Beyond Burgers. Beyond Burgers. Beyond Burgers. We’ve been hearing it everywhere, but what does this nonsense actually mean? Aside from the health and environmental concerns that go along with eating red meat in general, the burger is one of man’s greatest achievements. An impeccably adorned hunk of meat, dripping with grease and cheese and most likely some big, honkin’ strips of bacon (because duhhh). What could possibly go beyond that? Well, we decided to find out. It’s difficult to believe almost anything you read these days, and the rise of the Beyond Burger is no... Read The Rest →

Brandless: Bargain or Bust?

One of the greatest advantages of living in the golden age of e-commerce is the ability to comparison shop from your couch. Pants are optional. So is hygiene. And thank God you don’t have to speak to anyone for any reason whatsoever. You can search for the essentials you know and love while hunting down the best possible price among innumerable digital storefronts, and once you’ve found that top bargain have it all delivered to your door for a nominal fee. What a world. But what if there was an... Read The Rest →

You Suck At Cooking

You know you do. Admit it. (Unless you don’t. In which case, come on, buddy.) You don’t need to be told that you suck, though. You just need a little help, but for good measure how about both? You Suck At Cooking is a wonderfully sharp online cooking series that will both shame and inspire into cooking better food. Its mantra says it all: “No bullshit. Just cooking. (except for all of the bullshit).” Share → Tweet

Put The Sizzl in Your Love Life

My bacon has a first name. It’s “O-S-C-A-R.” My bacon has a second name. It’s “P-L-E-A-S-E  S-E-N-D  N-U-D-E-S.” Bacon lovers, rejoice! Yes, meat and novelty bus conglomerate Oscar Meyer has gotten into the hookup game, introducing a new, bacon-focused dating app: Sizzl. Share → Tweet

The World’s Best Whiskey: The Secret Behind Pappy Van Winkle’s Success

noggBLOG permalink Spoiler Alert: The secret is…there is no secret. The world’s best whiskey, Pappy Van Winkle, is so notorious GrubStreet claims “even your Grandmother has probably heard of it at this point.” And she probably has. But it wasn’t always so ubiquitously coveted. Share → Tweet

A Damn Fine Cup of Coffee

noggBLOG permalink No more hearts and clovers in your latte foam. No more crema and tiny cups. Definitely no more half-caff vanilla-hazelnut-mocha soy Franken-creations. Just black, in a mug, fresh from the pot. That is a damn fine cup of coffee. No frills, no tricks. Just damn fine coffee, and for 75 years the people at Chemex have been making even better with simple chemistry. Share → Tweet

It’s Soo Big!: Sexing Up Your Burger

So much for your weak, floppy patty, your perfectly square-cut pre-wrapped cheese, your soggy tomatoes and your questionably fresh lettuce. Porn Burger aims to spice up your burger life and turn that limp McBummer into a hot, juicy piece of meat. The brainchild of self-proclaimed “Burger Pervert” Matthew Ramsey, Porn Burger is nothing but burger recipe after burger recipe, and not for just any old burger. We’re talking some real hot buns. Grade A beef. Share → Tweet

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