Fancy Feast, known for manufacturing cat food, is entering the world of food for humans. But Fancy Feast’s cat food inspires the company’s human food. Yes, you read that correctly. At a limited Italian pop-up in New York City, cat food enthusiasts can dine at Gatto Bianco by Fancy Feast and have human cuisine inspired by cat food.

 

Let’s take a moment to talk about hot dogs. 20 July is, after all, International Hot Dog Day.

 

There’s no doubt about it, cupcakes are definitely the coolest and trendiest food item to serve at modern-day dinner parties, family picnics, high tea affairs and wedding parties. Cake bakers and pastry chefs are pulling out all the stops to up their cupcake game. I had my fair share of some of the finest cupcakes while on holiday in London. The Hummingbird Bakery in Portobello is renowned for its sweet delights and although their cupcakes don’t come cheap, they are one hundred percent worth it!

 

Welcome to vodka excess! Vodka brands are known for different marketing and packaging stunts to differentiate themselves from each other. Crystal Head vodka is dialling up the absurdly luxurious with a vodka filtered over 10,000 Herkimer Diamonds. The Canadian vodka company was started by Actor Dan Aykroyd and launched in the U.S. in 2008, and is easily recognized for its skull-shaped bottle.

 

A toilet door in a New York bar with nearly 100 knobs has been branded “impossible” to figure out after a drink or two.

 

Step aside bacon soda! This porky drink calls for vodka. If bacon is your thing, then Bakon Vodka should be on your wishlist of drinks to try before you die. Produced by Black Rock Spirits in Seattle, Bakon Vodka is indeed vodka flavoured with bacon.

 

What lengths would you go to keep your milk fresh? Would you go so far as to drop a frog in your milk? Ancient Russian folklore suggests that that is exactly what people used to do in the days before modern refrigeration, according to this post on The Daily Meal.

 

Jonathan Ross, a sommelier at Eleven Madison Park, is responsible for resurrecting the old world tradition of using heated tongs to open wine.

 

Sometimes a bed, TV, mini-bar or even the most insane swim-up pool bar are just not good enough when you are looking for a hotel to stay at. Sometimes you crave something different in your hotel—a lot different. Fortunately, hoteliers around the world are stepping up and fashioning unusual lodging experiences. From Europe to Central America, wacky hotels keep springing up that cater to these more adventuresome guests.

 

Meet Jessica the Hippo – one of the world’s most famous animal stars. She’s played the lead in several National Geographic documentaries, appeared on the Discovery Channel, SKY news, BBC, Japanese, German and Australian telly and even made it onto the Oprah Winfrey Show.