From social media-inspired flavors to arts and frame-worthy coffee, below are some interesting reads from the week:
Talenti Gelato is letting social media posts inspire; creating flavor profiles by analyzing social media accounts and generating a flavor. The company will create said flavor for select profiles.
I took this a few times, but my most recent flavor? Pie Crust Peach Pine Nut. I’ll take it.
This Cocktail Courier is like Blue Apron, but for alcohol. The packages offer ingredients to make about four cocktails, with certain ones yielding 6 to 8.
The future of food remains a mystery, especially considering its "massive paradox" as mentioned to Food Dive at IFT. But one kickstarter-funded invention appears to be thinking far ahead. The Imperial Spherificator morphs food into tiny, Jello-like spheres, reports Gizmodo, like Dippin’ Dots.
Because the Internet doesn’t know too much about you already (but it does), now Google keeps up to date on local restaurant traffic and when they’re booked.
This whole food art concept is a trend. One artist’s spilled latte on a watercolor drawing has led her to paint whole pieces out of coffee.
This is self-explanatory.