Sunday, December 7, 2014

Brooklyn ice cream parlor serves durian-flavored ice cream

Fans of durian - rejoice! A Sunset Park ice cream shop Sweet Dynasty (6410 8th Ave. btw 64-65th streets, Brooklyn, NY 11220) just launched its new flavor of ice cream: durian! Sweet Dynasty offers a dazzling array of ice cream and bubble tea flavors, among which Asian-inspired lychee, logan, Thai tea, and black sesame are some of the most popular. The shop's owner Song Lee uses hand-picked ingredients, such as her in-house roasted sesame and almonds, crushed by hand, to bring out the best and purest flavors.

We've tried some liquid nitrogen ice cream and some great shaved ice in the past. What are the weirdest flavors of frozen treats you've ever tried? Continue...

Friday, October 3, 2014

Watch Kat try brain quesadillas with Steven Page on his show The Illegal Eater

The Illegal Eater is a travel and food series about underground restaurants starring former Barenaked Ladies singer Steven Page. Each episode follows the singer-songwriter as he visits underground eateries in two cities, such as New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, Chicago and Austin. He assists the chefs, hangs out with the locals, plays shows and samples local delicacies. In S01E10, Weird Food Club takes Steven to sample brain quesadillas at La Superior. We think he enjoyed them! The show originally premiered on Canada's network Travel & Escape and was later also syndicated on Esquire network in the US. Continue...

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Weird Food Club on Fox!

The Independents (Fox Business News) recently reached out to Weird Food Club to bring some interesting local dishes in New York on the show. We had a great time trying lamb brain, testes and tongue from Ali's Kebab in Astoria, some crickets from a Mexican joint, and 1000 year egg from Chinatown. Enjoy the show! Continue...

Thursday, September 4, 2014

What's your State's weirdest food?

Analyzing Food Genius database of 88,000 menus, Co.Design built this map of the each state’s most unusual popular food.

Check out the top 5 interesting foods of each state here. Continue...

Monday, August 4, 2014

Eastern European cities made out of food!

Food stylist Anna Kevillle Joyce partnered up with photographer Agustin Nieto to do an amazing photo series illustrating four famous capitals in Eastern Europe with delicious local foods, taking "playing with your food" to the next level!

Check out more capitals here.


Friday, May 23, 2014

Read about the story behind Try The World on Zipcar's travel magazine

Read about how my co-founder and I launched Try The World, an gourmet subscription box delivering amazing food from around the world right to your door on Zipcar's online travel magazine. Continue...

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Do you love international food?

Sign up for Try The World, my new subscription box service that will send you a box of the most authentic and delicious gourmet products from a different country every two months!

The gourmet journey begins with Paris, Tokyo and Rio... and goes on to other fun destinations! Each box contains a delightful selection of yummy treats (along with some unexpected finds) from around the world and a Culture Book with movies, music, recipes, and more!