Monthly Archives: July 2011

Ones to watch: Young British Foodies

Urban Junkies – Young British Foodies.

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Ones to watch/TNBTs (Sunday Times Style mag)

Not just one, but ELEVEN teens are featured in today’s Sunday Times Style magazine, all described by Jessica Brinton as “Generation Next: Young, cool, talented and destined for stardom”.

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Tubohotel, Mexico

Fancy spending the night in a concrete tube? Cool-looking new hotel in Mexico, called Tubohotel, that’s basically a load of recycled concrete tubes.

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Wahaca Street Kitchen

A milestone in the food truck trend (and also an example of the current Mexican food trend): Wahaca has launched its Mexican Street Kitchen.You can see where the truck is here: http://www.wahaca.co.uk/html/1_restaurantvan.html Note to Wahaca: It’s mobile, so there’s no … Continue reading

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The Dark Knight Rises | THE COOL COMMENTATOR

The Dark Knight Rises | THE COOL COMMENTATOR. Can’t wait.  

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Owling, it’s the new planking! New crouching craze springs up on the internet | Mail Online

Owling, it’s the new planking! New crouching craze springs up on the internet | Mail Online.

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Food fads: Deep-fried Kool-Aid, gourmet marshmallows, Flavor Pearls

Deep-fried Kool-Aid Chef Charlie Boghosian’s deep-fried Kool-Aid balls have been a big hit in county fairs in America. Pretty straightforward – Kool-Aid powder mixed with flour and water to create a batter. Deep-fried. Done. And here’s a fancier-looking version from … Continue reading

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One to watch: Rooibos tea

Alot of people have already heard of/tried rooibos tea (or redbush tea – which is quite mainstream), so nothing really that new, but there’s been a bit of buzz around it in America recently. As food trends in this country … Continue reading

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Major media news: RIP NOTW

Today was a momentous day in the media world. The News of the World is to print it’s last edition on Sunday and will then stop the presses forever. Interestingly, this is not because of the ‘digital revolution’, but it’s … Continue reading

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Big media stories: NOTW, HuffPoUK

Some big media stories going on at the moment.

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