My F&W
quick save (...)
Kitchen Trash

Is Chocolate Chicken the Umami Burger Founder's Next Million Dollar Idea?

© Augusto Costanzo

The Internet is a black hole for strange, weird and wonderful things—especially when it comes to food. Rather than dive in yourself, let F&W do it for you. Here, four of the most absurd food items we saw this week.

Cookie Machine: This machine is a cookie lover’s dream. It squirts out the exact amount of each ingredient to make a single perfect cookie. Unfortunately, the machine can neither bake the cookies for you nor fetch you a cold glass of milk for when they’re done.

Chocolate Fried Chicken: Chocolate? Good. Fried chicken? Great. But chocolate-flavored fried chicken? Umami burger CEO Adam Fleischman thinks it’s a winning combination. He is opening ChocoChicken in Los Angeles this March. The restaurant’s main offering with be fried chicken coated in a batter that contains chocolate for what Fleischman hopes is a salty-sweet win.

Swamp Pizza: The Everglades Pie now available at Evan’s Neighborhood Pizza in Fort Myers, Florida packs all the deliciousness of the Florida everglades into one pizza. The toppings include pork, frog legs, python and swamp cabbage (a vegetable much like hearts of palm). A 14-inch pie goes for $45—python isn’t cheap.

Record-Breaking Steak Eating: Canadian woman Molly Schuyler recently blew past a steak-eating world record at Sayler’s in Portland, OR. On a whim, Schuyler finished a 72-ounce steak in less than three minutes. The previous world record for the feat was six minutes, forty-eight seconds. Unfortunately, her record may not be official since Schuyler used her hands rather than just a knife and fork.

Coca-Cola Wine Glass: If you’ve been drinking your Coca-Cola from a normal glass or, heaven forbid, a can, then you haven’t been properly experiencing the soda. Luckily, Riedel, an Austrian company known for their varietal-specific glasses, has developed a Coca-Cola glass specifically designed to balance flavors and maintain the bubbles throughout the drinking experience.

Related: How to Make Fried Chicken
Best Fried Chicken in the U.S.
Delicious Fried Chicken Recipes

You Might Also Like powered by sheknows

Comments

Add A Comment

    Add a Comment

    See our terms
    You must be logged in to comment. or
    advertisement
    The Dish
    Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
    The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
    F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.
    advertisement

    Tune in on Wednesdays at 10PM ET for Top Chef: Boston, the 12th season of Bravo's Emmy-Award winning, hit reality series.

    Already looking forward to next year (June 19-21, 2015)? Relive your favorite moments from the culinary world's most sensational weekend in the Rocky Mountains.