Two Leaves and a Bud Tea

Posted on March 3, 2008 Under Food

I'm in Chicago right now, and it's cold. Really, really cold. That means two things around the JS headquarters: lots of hooded sweatshirts, and warm drinks. Thanks to the folks at Two Leaves and a Bud Tea, we've been enjoying…

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St. Regis Hotel: Interactive Menu

Posted on January 31, 2008 Under Food

Paper just got a little more obsolete. A week after Orange and UK ad agency The Alternative debuted a much buzzed about no touch interactive phone menu in the window of its Carnaby Street store, NYC's legendary St. Regis Hotel…

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Happy Pills

Posted on January 24, 2008 Under Food

Mary Poppins had it right. A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. Even better, what if the sugar is the medicine. Designed in Barcelona by studio m, Happy Pills is a modern day collision between confectionary and apothecary.…

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Top Secret Recipes

Posted on January 17, 2008 Under Food

We know you love swinging by your local neighborhood chain restaurant for both the ambiance and the quality eats, but sometimes dining out can get a tad bit pricy. If only you could employ your own skillet skills to serve…

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Metromint Goes Chocolate, Yum!

Posted on January 2, 2008 Under Food

Our pals at Metromint are at it again. Back in March of 2006 they launched Spearmint (I'm still waiting on my stock options), then in early 2007 the super-genius mintologists launched Lemonmint and Orangemint -- also stellar flavors. But who…

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Posted on December 18, 2007 Under Food

Still looking for that perfect gift for the guy who has everything -- and I do mean everything? Well, if he's a scotch or whiskey drinker, here's the answers. As most fine whiskey fanatics will tell you, it's almost sacrilegious…

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Brownie Points

Posted on December 11, 2007 Under Food

Scientists say that when you eat chocolate your brain produces the same chemical it does as when you're in love. Well since it is the season for giving, why not give your chocolate-loving loved one a double dose of that…

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Holy Bartender: Esquire's Drinks Database

Posted on December 10, 2007 Under Food

If a constantly revolving door of roommates has left you with anything positive, it's probably the large variety of leftover liquor lingering around your kitchen area. While that sounds like a blessing in disguise, your lack of bartending know-how may…

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Orloff Gas: Sao Paulo

Posted on December 7, 2007 Under Food

Last weekend at Mercado Mundo Mix, a market-slash-fair that brings together up-and-coming stores and designers from the underground fashion world mostly in Sao Paulo, I got egged into trying a new super-carbonated and fizzy shot of vodka called Orloff Gas,…

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Crummy Brothers Organic Cookies

Posted on December 6, 2007 Under Food

If the site for Crummy Brothers Organic Cookies new online shop had launched sooner than yesterday, the deliciously chunky treats would have made Heather's Top 5 Foodie Gifts in a heartbeat. However, it wouldn't have been the first time that…

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