Watch this ice cream vendor in Turkey blow tourists' minds with magic

This sidewalk sweets vendor in Istanbul loves playing tricks on customers. Watch one of them turn the tables on him.

Meet Martin Riese, water sommelier


"The most interesting part for me about water is it all looks the same... but still there's a huge taste profile to it." Read the rest

Is the Five Second Rule real?


Paul Dawson, a professor of Food Science at Clemson University, investigated the history of the "Five Second Rule" and ran experiments to see how much bacteria actually transfers from the floor onto dropped food. Read the rest

Internet food funsters Starry Kitchen to join Boing Boing's Weekend of Wonder

Starry Kitchen's infamous crispy tofu balls.
Starry Kitchen, the fun-loving pan-Asian pop-up restaurant darlings of social media, will be joining us at Boing Boing's Weekend of Wonder. Om nom nom!

Amazing beehive cake!


Christine McConnell baked this magnificent "Milk & Honey Cake!" Read the rest

USDA will no longer refer to small raisins as “midgets,” after Little People petition

They prefer to be called Little Raisins.

Quitting sugar "changed my brain"


Michael Grothaus quit sugar, soon regretted it, but came through after a week or so. Read the rest

Gorgeous drone footage of Fall farm harvest in County Tipperary, Ireland

Right now, in Ireland, it's silage time.

LA: internet punk foodies Starry Kitchen resurface at Echo Park video-game bar

Starry Kitchen's social media hype man, Nguyen Tran. (Instagram)
Oh how we missed their (crispy tofu) balls in our mouth.

Learn how to skin a watermelon


What a fine fruit hack! Read the rest

Review: Pimping my Char-Broil TRU-Infrared grill with a rotisserie robot, and all the fixins

finished chix
Boing Boing's barbecue gadget reviewer found a good, cheap grill on Amazon. But which add-ons, like an automated rotisserie, are worth buying? He investigates and tells all, right after this bite of chicken.

What does your pizza-munching strategy say about you?


A "study" into pizza-eating habits "reveals" what sort of "person" you are. Read the rest

Review: NutriBullet 12-Piece High-Speed Blender/Mixer System

I love this $80 device and use it daily. The problem it solved for me: get produce in my mouth.

Watch the Food Warriors hit Broadway Junction in search of the best NYC cheap street eats


Internets Celebrities, with hosts Dallas Penn, Rafi Kam, and director Casimir Nozkowski, have a fun new NYC street foodie episode out. Read the rest

Eat invasive species and enjoy guilt-free meat

For some values of guilt-free, anyway: I ate practically nothing but lionfish when we went diving in the Caribbean, and every delicious forkful helped save the reef from a destructive, invasive species. Read the rest

Living tomato ripeness chart

Not yet. Not yet. Not yet. Read the rest

German chefs can claim copyright over the arrangement of food on plates

It started with a 2013 ruling that extended copyright to "applied arts," and it gives the force of law to "no photographs of your food allowed" signs in restaurants. Read the rest

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