Tag: hybrid

Ramen Bun Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, Because Why Not?

May 19, 2014 // 6:22 pm

For all their lack of structural integrity (i.e., falling apart after five bites), it’s kind of hard to believe how many burgers and sandwiches use instant ramen bricks as buns. Still, Keizo Shimamoto’s summer 2013 brainchild, much like its hybrid cousin the Cronut, continues to go strong nearly a…

The World’s Most Hipster Vegetable You Haven’t Heard About: Kale Brussels Sprouts

May 16, 2014 // 12:50 pm

When I first read that the tasty, meaty, and amazingly versatile Brussels sprout was basically a baby cabbage, I was crushed. Because cabbage is disgusting. Kale, on the other hand, is also pretty disgusting, but only if not steamed or sautéed or prepared in any way to make it…

This Waffle is Made Out of Vanilla Ice Cream Swimming in Maple Syrup Espresso

April 28, 2014 // 12:20 pm

Sure, wonuts are cool, but they’re really just circle-shaped waffles. This waffogato, on the other hand, is something else entirely.

Infused with actual bits of salted Belgian waffle, this latest creation from Cronut-maker Dominique Ansel sees Tahitian vanilla ice cream set inside a waffle mold and poured…

An Adorable Goat-Sheep Hybrid Exists and It’s Called a GEEP

April 8, 2014 // 11:39 pm

I’m not judging or anything, but it seems like sheep are getting around these days. First, there was the curly-haired sheep-pig. Now, a goat-sheep hybrid exists, and it’s known as a GEEP.

Irish farmer Paddy Murphy is the proud papa of this adorable, curly-haired animal, which was…

Waffle + Falafel = Wafalafel

March 29, 2014 // 12:11 pm

Remember that time when we thought it would be fun aka totally genius to see what we could stick in a waffle iron and make more delicious? Well Serious Eats just upped the waffle game with their latest creation, the wafalafel.

It may sound like “waffle-awful” but…

Au Bon Pain Devises Croissant/Sweet Bun Hybrid Called the ‘CroisBun’

March 12, 2014 // 12:25 pm

Yeah, because we haven’t seen any crazy dessert mashups like that before.

(Exhibit A, B, C)

The latest footnote in the never-ending cronut saga comes from Boston-based bakery Au Bon Pain. A cake-y sweet bun covered with a flaky, croissant-y muffin top, the “CroisBun” is part…

You Will Not Believe How Unimpressive the Latest Cronut Offspring Is

January 31, 2014 // 2:55 pm


Apparently, the internet has discovered a more “humble” version of the cronut. Spotted by NPR’s Ian Chillag at Chicago’s Donut Fest, the doughscuit hails from Endgrain Restaurant — the latest enterprise to offer yet another Cronut offspring.

The half doughnut, half biscuit confection features a…

Taco Bell Now Testing Quesarito (Burrito + Quesadilla)

January 24, 2014 // 5:13 pm

While most fast food fans have heard of the quesarito from such illustrious establishments as Chipotle and Freebirds, Taco Bell is now trying their own hand at this hybrid item.

The chain is currently testing their new Quesarito only in Oklahoma City. However, rather than keeping this item on…

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