Tag: food culture

25 Feb 2019

Your Robot-Made Coffee Is Ready. Where Does That Leave The Barista?

Excerpt via FastCompany Austin, Tx.-based Briggo is expanding its robot-staffed “Coffee Haus” to San Francisco’s busy airport. Briggo’s founders say they’ve created a tech-centric coffee ecosystem, complete with Latin American backstory, that hits Millennial touchstones including customization and app availability. Briggo recently was listed among Fast Company’s 10 Most Innovative companies in the world for crafting […]

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25 Jan 2019

#FoodAndMusic ‘IN THE MIX WITH MATT FX’ // New Digital Series Premiere

“No matter where your travels take you, there are two universal languages: food and music.”  – Matt FX ‘IN THE MIX WITH MATT FX,’ a brand new digital series created by Matt FX and Genius Kitchen, explores the intersection between modern food and music culture. A fascinating view into Matt’s world of late nights and big meals, the show […]

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29 Oct 2016

MOBY x CIRCLE V Music + Food Event Raises $80K for Animal Rights

“Circle V is more than a music festival; it’s a movement. By spotlighting vegan food, speakers, and artists, we hope this event inspires and empowers people to take action to make the world a kinder place for animals.” Nathan Runkle, President, Mercy For Animals On Sunday, October 23rd over 2,000 festivalgoers gathered in Hollywood at the Fonda […]

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23 Oct 2016

Food Delivery Startup Foodhini Serves As A Platform For Social Change

Foodhini calls themselves a “for profit social enterprise” with a mission to build sustainable incomes for immigrants in the U.S. through a food commerce platform. But beyond the social good business model, the key differentiator for Foodhini lies in their delivery of local, ethnic cuisine crafted and served by authentic immigrant chefs.

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22 Aug 2016

An Inside Look at China’s VR Cafes

One of the most popular ways to consume electronic entertainment in China is by visiting an iCafe, or Net Cafe. These are places where patrons physically stop by to play games. Some locations charge based on time, while others charge based on the content of the experience, but they all provide an outlet for people to […]

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12 May 2016

Jamie Oliver x Food Media’s “Radical” Roots

“Naked Chef was radical. No one filmed shit like that. It was me in my home, wearing my clothes, cut to my music, going to my mates’, cooking shit that I cooked at home. That was totally not done 17 years ago.” – Jamie Oliver, The Naked Chef From Munchies: I’m having a deep meaningful chat […]

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01 May 2016

Cracker Jack’s New Prize Is A QR Code?

Download an app, scan a sticker inside the Cracker Jack box and access “baseball-inspired mobile digital experiences,” the company said, launching the change ahead of baseball season. The packaging and logo will also be “contemporized.”

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28 Feb 2016

36 Hours in Lima, Peru

36 Hours in Lima, Peru New York Times Weekend Guide By PAOLA SINGER JUNE 17, 2015 Lima’s winning formula: A rich pre-Columbian heritage, emerging art and fashion scenes, and remarkably great food. Peru’s capital may not have world-class architecture, but its old moniker “Lima the ugly” doesn’t hold true these days. Right away, a visitor […]

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