Taco Bell “CrunchWrapping Paper” You can’t really gift wrap a burrito and put it under the tree, but you can … More
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This Healthy Convenience Mart Aims To Take On 7-Eleven
If you’ve been on a road trip, you know the deal: You stop at a gas mart, where you’re presented … More
HBO delivers pizza by drone to Twitter fans of “Silicon Valley”
What: A promotional stunt forSilicon Valley, involving free sky-pizza. Who: HBO and emoji-based food delivery system Gofooji. NY, LA, SF 👋 Season … More
To Get Bigger, 23andMe Is Watching A Hundred Thousand People Diet
23andMe validated countless ancestral claims (and genetic ties to St. Patrick’s Day) with its DNA tests, and now the company is … More
Pepsi Redesigns The Water Bottle
PepsiCo wants to rethink how and what consumers drink–and it has invented an entirely new system to give people a … More
Checking Out Amazon Go, The First No-Checkout Convenience Store
Every part of the U.S. has a different local term for a convenience store: the bodega, the corner store—even “the … More
Amazon’s New Echo Show Has A Decent Chance Of Taking Over Your Kitchen Counter
Amazon’s new Echo Show device (see our full review here) gives the Alexa brain both audio and visual senses. The device, which goes on sale for $230 Wednesday, does pretty much everything an Echo does, skills-wise—but for $50 more adds a camera and a 7-inch display.
The Grocery Store Of The Future Is Mobile, Self-Driving, And Run By AI
In Shanghai, a prototype of a new 24-hour convenience store has no staff, no registers, and the whole thing is on wheels, designed to eventually drive itself to a warehouse to restock, or to a customer to make a delivery.
This App Will Help Restaurants Donate The Insane Amount of Food They Usually Waste
With the help of a new mobile platform, MealConnect, that streamlines donations from stores and restaurants has facilitated 737,000 pickups and moved over 333 million pounds of food–enough for 278 million meals.
Blue Apron Files To Go Public While Amazon And Walmart Prepare To Eat Its Lunch
Blue Apron has just filed to go public. The company has raised $193.8 million in venture capital and was valued at $2 billion in 2015.
The Wondrous And Completely Terrifying Future Of Food
A new report examines the path to sci-fi culinary ideas like implantable meals or farming on Mars.