In my WWU (Weekly Wrap Up), I compile some of the latest trends in the food industry, breaking news and cool things of interest. It’s all about the baking, cooking and general shenanigans brought to you live from the world wide web.
Here’s this week’s lineup:
News: NYC Welcomes First Cupcake ATM
New York City has yet another thing for the rest of the world to be jealous of. 24/7 access to cupcakes. Yes, it is true. Sprinkles Cupcakes recently launched a cupcake ATM. Gone are the days of getting cash out of your bank account to get cupcakes. Now the middle man is cut out and you can get cupcakes whenever you want. Genius. Read more.
Shenanigans: Etiquette for Nude Dining
Bon Appetit of all places recently showcased an article highlighting how one should behave and act if they found themselves at a nudist resort. Having never been to one before I was intrigued. At least no longer say I’m naked to the truth of what really goes on. Listen to us discuss, or read more.
Must Have: Wake Up to Bacon Alarm Clock
Oscar Meyer has created an awful lot of hype for the smell of bacon wafting through your bedroom as you wake up. It’s part of their new iPhone alarm clock app. While the app is simply an alarm clock, the device that hooks into it releases a spray of bacon-y goodness to fool you into breakfast being ready. Dream or reality, bacon is where it’s at. Read more.
Fad: The Ice Cream Cleanse
What do you get when you take an alternative health craze meets the tabloids’ truth-is-stranger-than-fiction idea? The Ice Cream Cleanse. But beware, while some people experience weight loss, digestive upset can run amuck. And people talk about all of it. Read more.
Video: Litigating for Cupcakes
Negotiating foreign policy? Nope. Cupcakes.
Products: Best and Weirdest New Products
The Natural Products Expo West is a place where food and beverage manufacturers can debut the latest in their product lines. Available for showcase and tasting, these products are vying for a spot on your grocers shelves. In some cases buyers have to be willing to go the extra mile for you. This includes trying algae milk as a dairy free substitute. What else was brought to market? Find out here.
Quiz: What Cereal Are You?
Ever wonder which celebrity your personality reflects? How about what cereal you might represent? Well you’re not alone. BuzzFeed has done it again to give you what you need to put your mind at rest. Take it now.