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  If “rainbow” bagels were not enough of a travesty, the newest crime against bagels comes in the form of an Oreo bagel. This abomination consists of a bagel dough mixed with chocolate cookies and when baked, then filled with cream cheese that has also been mixed with chocolate cookies (!) This give new meaning […]

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… technicolour bagels are making waves. And I’m getting dizzy. There is a new food trend that has set social media abuzz. The rainbow bagel, a fruity flavoured, day-glo concoction filled with “sprinkle” cream cheese is all the rage. And, while they may be nice to look at, sort of like a psychedelic, hippie-inspired play-doh […]

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  In 2013, Dutch professor Mark Post debuted a lab-grown beef burger. Five years in the making and at a cost of $330,000, the finished product had reviewers asking…where’s the beef? Well, where’s the fat more precisely, as there was no fat added in initial lab trials. Now two years later, after “tweaking the recipe”, […]

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  Burger King in the US has launched a goth burger for Halloween with a black burger bun, made from assorted artificial food colours; resulting in a “Whopper” of a side effect…

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  Fancy a slice of Big Apple art and culture? How about a totem pole bagel sculpture! It was only a matter of time before the beloved bagel was immortalised in the form of 17 foot tall totem sculptures, and what better place than the Big Apple?  Swedish artist Hanna Liden has created a series […]

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  As a New Yorker, I’m always a bit disappointed with the sparse “smear” of cream cheese I get when I order bagels on this side of the Atlantic.  I’m used to being given copious amounts of cream cheese on my bagels. That’s the way it is in New York. Cream cheese isn’t just a […]

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