QR codes lets you know where you beef/pork comes from

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 […]

DoCoMo Tracks Calories With Food Photos

[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), […]

Translator app avoids miscommunication when ordering food

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 […]

Restaurant in New York completely replaces menus with iPad 2

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?


Automatic Mini Donut Factory lets you create donuts with ease

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.

Restaurant Uses Projector To Project Image Of Food On To Diners’ Plates

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 […]

Have Your Breakfast On The Go With The Portable Bagel Toaster

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) […]

Chef Sleeves keep your iPad clean in the kitchen

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 […]

Aptito Digital Menus makes dining a hi-tech experience

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 […]

Camcorder-packing lunchboxes

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 […]

Kraft vending machine helps indecisive eaters

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 […]

Concept: Food Symphony Storage

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 […]

The Perfect Pasta Timer

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 […]

Local Dirt: Technology For Buying Local Food

According to a Research from the US Department of Agriculture, 60% of farmers nationwide lose money each year while 17,000 family farms go out of business, “The Grapes of Wrath” are not that obsolete after all. In an effort to support local farming, Heather Hilleren founded Local Dirt in 2005, a Saas (Software as a Service) platform that connects sellers and buyers of locally-grown produce and animal products. While individual […]