A cornerstone of snack culture, popcorn is a light and fluffy snack that’s relatively harmless to eat by the handful. At least until a company like Pop Works & Co. starts putting delicious stuff all over it.
The Snacktaku staff put many, many things in its mouth during the past year—at least one thing a day—in order to bring you this, the ultimate list of bad things that tasted good in 2015.
In a holiday season awash with pumpkin-flavoring spice, gingerbread and caramel apple, Hostess foregoes the dominant fall flavors in favor of a pair of special edition snack cakes colored and flavored like toothpaste. Mmmm, minty.
As snackers around the world prepare for one of the most important holidays of the year—the day after Halloween—Snacktaku celebrates the only flavor combination powerful enough to knock pumpkin spice off the fall charts.
Mountain Dew’s latest limited edition flavor does not contain alcohol, but it really, really wants to.
Drunk with power following the success of its amazingly not horrible breakfast menu, Taco Bell has created giant Crunch Berries filled with warm milky cream. They want you to put them in your mouth.
The year 2014 is nearly behind us, soon to be nothing more than a series of memories of the things we've eaten, places we've eaten and people we've watched eat. Join us as Snacktaku looks back at the year inside the world's stomachs.
Don't you hate how bags of potato chips are really bags of air? Some college students decided to do something about that. And best of all, they're going to sail a potato chip raft across a river.
Hold up, everybody. Cease fire! Why are we shooting at each other, when we could be looting Titanfall's levels of booze, snacks, pizza, soda, and the odd Cup Noodles instead? Check out how much food Enjoy the Bits' Paul Yan has found in the game.
Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt is said to be a big fan of pork. It's also been said that when Bolt was in Beijing for the 2008 Olympics, he ate nothing but McDonald's Chicken McNuggets. Now with McDonald's China introducing the lovechild of pork and McNuggets, maybe Usain Bolt might just come back to China.
"Why do we eat garbage?"
It's hard work, solving puzzles. Sometimes, a gal or guy might get hungry. Good thing there's Daniella Zelli's Gourmet Gaming, there to tell us how to make all of our favorite video game dishes, from Konami Wall-Turkey to the Grand Theft Auto burger to Dishonored's apricot tartlet. And now, she's tackled the venerable…
In this special Speak up on Kotaku / Snacktaku crossover, commenter KingKellogg the Waffle Haggler wonders what food you chew on distractedly while playing your game of choice. Itadakimasu!
This weekend I made maple bacon fudge. I may never make it again, but I am better for the experience.
I have formulated, I believe, the ultimate answer.
What, no Snacktaku review in this week's Kotaku Off-Kilter? Let's make it up with a Speak Up from commenter Cheese Addict, who is compiling a list of American snacks to have sent in a care package oveseas. What U.S. snacks could you not live without?