There’s A Cafe In Australia Where You Can Be Served By A Robot Barista

There are plenty of jobs that could benefit from replacing humans with robots. This is because robots are more efficient, they never tire, and most importantly they’re consistent. That being said, could baristas around the world start to worry about their job security? Maybe in Australia, because a cafe in Melbourne has debuted its own robot barista.

Jim Beam Unveils A Smart Decanter That Pours Bourbon On Command

One of the fun things about going out to a bar or restaurant is that you don’t have to make your own drinks. This means you can enjoy conversations with friends uninterrupted while you get plied with drinks throughout the night. Unfortunately that’s not entirely possible at home, short of hiring a personal bartender.

London’s Buses Will Soon Be Powered By Coffee Grounds

When we make food, there is bound to be waste, such as the skins of fruits that are inedible, the roots of plants that we discard, tea leaves that we throw away after one use, and so on. There have been ways to try and find uses for such wastes, such as turning them into fertilizers that we can use back on plants.

Ember Is Back With A New Temperature Controllable Ceramic Mug

Last year you might recall a company called Ember that launched a smart coffee mug. This is a mug that allows users to control the temperature of the contents in the mug, meaning that you could technically keep your cup of coffee or tea hot all day (as long as the battery lasts). However the only drawback was its price and its size.


UberEATS Now Offers Restaurant Ratings And Dish Recommendations

While food delivery services aren’t new, the addition of UberEATS means that we have so many more options to choose from, and sometimes it can be overwhelming when you open the app and find yourself faced with an impossible choice, then there is also a problem of whether or not a restaurant could be good.

Mellow Is A Smart Sous Vide That Keeps Your Food Fresh

When it comes to sous vide machines for home use, there are plenty of options available to home cooks at the moment. For example there is the Anova sous vide, Joule, Sous Vide Supreme, and so on. However it looks like another company will be tossing their hat into the ring with a sous vide called the Mellow.

This Smart Fork Will Make Eating Ramen More Dignified

If you’ve never been to Japan, you might want to take note that when eating noodles such as ramen, it is actually encouraged that we slurp our noodles, which some claim enhances the flavor of the noodles (similar to sniffing your wine before drinking it). Of course such behavior outside of Japan is typically seen as rude, so if you’d rather not get stared at, or if you’re particularly self-conscious, […]

Shake Shack’s New York City Kiosk Will Be Going Cashless

Going to a fast food outlet and ordering your meal is pretty standard. You go up to the counter, you tell the person behind the counter what you want, pay for it, collect your food, and you’re good to go. However in recent times many companies are starting to look to different models, and Shake Shack is one of them.

SousVide Supreme Touch+ Makes Cooking More Hi-Tech

The thing about more traditional methods of cooking is that for those who aren’t as experienced, it is very easy to overcook a nice piece of steak, or undercook a piece of fish. This is where sous vide comes in, where the idea is that by cooking food at a slow and constant temperature, it will allow you to reach the optimal doneness without worry about over or undercooking.

You Can Now Buy Game Of Thrones’ Direwolf Bread In Real Life

Fans of HBO’s Game of Thrones might remember the character Hot Pie, who in the show is one of Arya Stark’s friends, and who in the latest episode (spoiler alert!) are reunited briefly. Now if you thought that Hot Pie’s pies and baked goods look pretty tasty in the show, the good news is that you’ll be able to buy them in real-life, sort of.

This Espresso Machine Made From Concrete Is All Kinds Of Sexy

Gadgets made from concrete aren’t new. Are they practical? Given how heavy they are, the answer is usually no, but in terms of aesthetics, it’s hard to deny that there is a certain industrial/raw feel that you get from concrete that adds a ton of appeal, especially if that’s the look that you’re going for.

Subway Testing Out Self-Service Kiosks With Support For Apple Pay

Ordering from Subway around the world is pretty much the same process, where you stand in a queue and when it’s your turn, you tell the person behind the counter what you’re after, what bread you want, what kind of vegetables and sauces you want, and so on. However it seems that Subway wants to modernize the ordering process.

KFC Brings Back Discontinued Item After A Customer Tweeted Them For A Year

For the most part restaurants make changes to their menu every now and then. There could be a variety of reasons for this, but more often than not it is usually because the item offered could be a limited time promotion. We’re sure many of us have had experiences where our favorite item in a restaurant has been removed.

The FUSE Porta Rista Lets You Brew Coffee On The Go

You might recall that back in 2016 we talked about a certain device called FUSE that is basically a portable espresso machine that you can take with you on the go. Portable coffee makers aren’t new, but one of the differences with FUSE was that it offered users modular components to brew different styles of coffee.