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It turns out that people aren't eating as many McHamburgers as they used to, which is a big problem if your business is all about slinging meat. So McDonald's is hoping the novelty of its \"Create Your Taste\" ordering kiosks will lure some customers back in. The machines will be installed in 2,000

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Square's seemingly odd decision to buy a restaurant delivery service is starting to make sense. The company has just released Caviar's first mobile app for iOS, letting you order high-quality cooking from your iPhone in eligible cities like Chicago, New York and San Francisco. You've probably see

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We've seen many people use food as 3D printer feed in the past, such as chocolates, candies and even ice cream. But can you imagine 3D printing anything using bananas? Sounds hard, if not, well, bananas -- but 3Digital Cooks' founder Luis Rodriguez Alcalde isn't one to shy away from a good challen

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Are your mornings often ruined by the acrid smell of a blackened ham and cheese omelet? Do you long to sink your teeth into a succulent pan-seared ribeye, but aren't really sure what \"pan-seared\" even means? If you're thinking \"heck yes,\" Pantelligent wants to educate you in the culinary arts with

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If you're already fretting over getting a holiday dinner just right, you'll be glad to hear that Drop's smart kitchen scale is at last available. Plunk down $100 (£80) and you can both weigh ingredients as well as walk through app-based recipes that tell you when you have enough of a given f

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Humanity currently numbers in the 7 billion range. By 2050, the United Nations expects Earth to house just shy of 10 billion human beings. Sounds like a lot, right? It is, but arthropods (\"insects, spiders and other arachnids, crustaceans and myriapods\") reading along know better: Our tiny compani

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Tired of having to catalog every meal in your favorite fitness app just to get a sense of whether or not you're burning enough energy? You might get some relief in the near future. The University of Alabama has built an ear-worn sensor that estimates your food intake by tracking your chewing. The

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Wish you didn't have to pay for online orders before they showed up? You won't have to, if you've loaded up a PayPal account. In the wake of a trial run, the company has formally rolled out Pay After Delivery, a service that gives you up to 14 days after your order to cough up the necessary fund

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You can already organize fine dining excursions through a single app like OpenTable, but you still have to pull out your phone or wallet to pay when the night's over. You won't have to worry about the bill with Reserve's new concierge service, though. The currently iOS-only platform lets you not o

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Earlier today, Taco Bell's site and social networks went completely dark, making some curious people wonder what the fast food chain had up its sleeve. This time, however, it wasn't a Doritos-infused taco or a fresh breakfast menu of sorts. Instead, Taco Bell introduced an all-new mobile applicati

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Lately, Amazon's been playing a bit of back and forth with its services on either coast. What started with retail locations is now extending to its grocery delivery option, AmazonFresh. Folks living in Brooklyn, New York's Park Slope neighborhood will have access to the service that debuted in Sea

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There's no denying that as the world's population continues to grow, we'll need to examine the ways we keep the masses fed. Meat for 9 billion people doesn't seem within the realm of possibility, so Next Nature is looking into sustainable ways to get that protein fix -- including lab-grown protein

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The authenticity of native eats can vary from generation to generation, or country to country if you're eating in a place different than where a dish was originally created. But that's not to say there aren't cases in which things are cooked and made the right way. Thailand, as you're likely aware

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WARNING: This story contains references to the use of marijuana. Do not try this at home -- unless, of course, you're an adult living in a state or city where the use of such substances is legal or, you know, you like the way it feels.

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Few things in life are better than food, and even ridesharing companies like Uber are beginning to take note of this. Still, sometimes it's hard to know everything about the grub you're consuming, making you completely unaware of the impact certain stuff could have on your health. Enter TellSpec,

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Like Uber but instead of needing to go somewhere, you want to eat lunch? UberFresh is perfect for you. Oh wait, do you also live in Santa Monica, CA? Because then it's actually perfect for you. The service starts today, and, as advertised, you'll swipe to the \"UberFresh\" section of your Uber app a

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Let's face it, the Robot Apocalypse is near. Just a few days ago, we met A.L.O Botlr, a robot from the high-tech Aloft Hotel in Cupertino, California that acts as a butler. Naturally, the food industry, as important as it is, couldn't stay behind, so here's where a new restaurant in China comes in

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It's safe to say food is one of the greatest things life has to offer. However, sometimes not everyone has the right ingredients on hand to prepare every dish of interest, particularly those that, for whatever reason (read: they looked good), randomly stood out while surfing the web. Here's where

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In a recent issue of Army Magazine, the possibilities of 3D-printing tech for military use are outlined in great detail. We've already discussed the research into crafting mission-specific weapons, but expanding culinary options for soldiers is high on the to-do list as well. Currently, Meals, Rea

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Here's something unexpected: Square -- the company that turned your cell phone into a credit card reader -- just purchased Caviar, a company that delivers food from restaurants that don't normally deliver. It's an unexpected acquisition; Caviar is a consumer facing service, while Square tends to m

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