10/21/2011, We might soon have less use for our sense of smell – especially mothers who often smell whether that putrid-looking bit of food or drink in the fridge can be consumed safely or not. After all, a new kind of laser has been developed that allows it to optically “sniff” meat, bread and other kinds of foods to determine their levels of freshness and safety. Right now, foods are only […]
10/05/2011, Have you ever gone to the grocery store and wondered about the meat you’re buying? Some might not be fussed about where their meat comes from and how the animals were treated before slaughter, but there are some who do care. There are probably real finicky shoppers out there who care about what sort of environment the cows were raised in, the food they were fed and etc. Thanks to […]
10/03/2011, [CEATEC 2011] Japanese carrier DoCoMo is demonstrating a research project that aims at tracking one’s calorie intake by recognizing meals based on photos. As you can imagine, this would be a “low-maintenance” way of tracking that kind of information, as the alternative is to write down (and maybe weigh) meals and individual items. In DoCoMo’s concept, a photo is compared to a database of known meals (currently 1000 Japanese dishes), […]
09/08/2011, Going for a holiday in some fancy, faraway country where the language is very, very different, and English is not widely spoken can be fun, although when it comes to ordering food at a restaurant, things might end up getting complicated – especially when you do not have a local to guide you through the nuances. Thank goodness for technology – this particular translator app is able to enable both […]
08/23/2011, Don’t you just hate it when you go to a restaurant, place your order with the waiter, and after emphatically conveying to the waiter three times that you do not want parsley in your salad, it comes covered with the stuff?
08/01/2011, Unless you’re on a super healthy diet, chances are you may indulge in a donut every so often, or if you’re a huge fan of donuts and can’t get through the week without having one every other day, then you may want to consider investing in the Automatic Mini Donut Factory.
06/28/2011, Have you ever been to a new restaurant, and you have no idea what to order? Everything sounds so tempting but since this is your first time, you want to order the right dish or it will completely ruin your night. Sometimes no matter how well the food is described, when it arrives on to your plate, it’s just completely different from what you’ve imagined or from the menu, and […]
06/23/2011, Sometimes we wake up late or sometimes we have to wake up early to beat the rush hour crowd but skipping breakfast is not uncommon in those scenarios, although by right we shouldn’t be skipping our breakfast, but sometimes the situation is such that it cannot be helped, so how about this portable bagel toaster that was designed by Kent Madden which allows you to make your breakfast (a bagel) […]
05/19/2011, While we’re all waiting for the cookbook app that lets us flip pages without having to touch our tablets, what do we do with all our current recipe apps that actually requires us to flip the pages? Well, the folks over at Chef Sleeve have come up with a solution. The Chef Sleeve is an FDA approved protective plastic casing specially designed for the iPad. With one of these sleeves […]
05/11/2011, Aptito has just announced the launch of the world’s very first entirely digital menus. The next time you enter a restaurant for a meal, you might not have to order food from a regular paper menu or have the waiter to recite what today’s specials are. Instead, you’ll be given a tablet with digital menu software. Aptito digital menus are touted as the next evolutionary step for restaurants that are […]
03/14/2011, Every time you pack a meal you made for a loved one, do you wonder what he/she thinks about your cooking? Since you won’t be with them when they’re having their lunch, you’ll never get to know how they truly feel. Well this new concept lunchbox from Japan plans to change all that. It comes embedded with a video camera that starts recording immediately as soon as the lunch box […]
01/25/2011, If you’ve always hard a problem deciding on what you want to eat for a meal, fret not. Thanks to technology, choosing food is now a problem of the past. The folks over at the National Retail Federation have just unveiled their new Kraft Store Kiosk. The kiosk, developed between a partnership of Kraft and Intel was design to solve all problems that went into choosing what to eat. All […]
06/25/2010, Is this the way we’ll be storing our foodstuff in the future? The Food Symphony concept design for Electrolux is a pretty cool design, one that boasts multiple food containers that allow the temperature for each container to be adjusted separately. It has a few rather cool features, which include smart lids that are opaque, but turn transparent when it detects you’re trying to look inside; a bacteria sensor that […]
01/19/2010, Sure we love gadgets and all, but everybody’s got to eat right? So what happens when you need help cooking? You turn to your beloved gadgets, of course! The Perfect Pasta Timer will do its part to help you get – the perfect pasta. Just select the pasta shape, choose al dente or regular, clip it to the side of the pot, and you’re good to go! The LCD is […]