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Just Try Paying a Bank in Crème Brûlée

September 4, 2015

  2015 is the year that crowdfunding will eclipse venture capital as a funding source […]


I Coulda Been a Contender — The Catchphrase of the ‘Next Chipotle’

September 2, 2015

The hunt for the ‘next Chipotle’ is well documented (I got 21,500,000 results from a Google search).  […]

Still lining up for a cronut

Paid Placeholders, Virtual Queues, and Other Ways to Hack a Restaurant Line

August 28, 2015

            Yep, they’re still lining up for cronuts. The line […]

There really is an Agritopia® . It's outside of Phoenix and it really is trademarked.

In the inimitable words of Oliver Wendall Douglas: Keep Manhattan, just give me that countryside.

August 25, 2015

  Golf course condos are passé. The new status symbol is a farm view. A […]


Saving the Dive Bars: Give them landmark status

August 20, 2015

  Does the bathroom have a working lock? Is it stocked with toilet paper? Are […]


Why We Like a Fizzy Drink on a Hot Day

August 17, 2015

  By all accounts, we shouldn’t like carbonation. The defining sensation is pain. It’s what we […]


Has the High Price of Eggs Got You Down? Rent a Chicken.

August 10, 2015

  Egg prices have more than doubled in most of the country and there are […]


Read ’em and Weep: 100 Salads that are Worse than a Big Mac

August 6, 2015

        Just a few members of the salad hall of shame Salad is never […]

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Name That Scent: It’s more than just good smells and stinky ones.

August 4, 2015

  Smell is the trickiest of the senses. Touch is easy— it’s categorized as heat and cold, […]


Your Social Media Profile Rendered in Ice Cream

July 31, 2015

You’re Sweet and Cool and Kind of Nutty. You’ve already been assessed by Myers Briggs, done […]

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Food Emojis: Look What You Can Do With Them!

July 22, 2015

  Emoji is the fastest growing language the world has ever seen. That’s right, language. […]

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We’ll Choose a Dirty Restaurant Over a Clean One, as Long as We Think It’s Authentic

July 15, 2015

  Authenticity is the value of the moment. Much more than a buzzword, it shapes our […]


Hot Day Hot Drink?

July 9, 2015

It’s hot out there. How about a nice cold drink? You hear the clink of […]

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More Men Grocery Shop, Few Reports of Testicle Shrinkage

July 7, 2015

  It’s big news to retailers: men are no longer the hapless dolts of the […]

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If the Water is American, Can the Beer be German?

July 2, 2015

  We’ve learned through a recent class action lawsuit that Beck’s German pilsner is brewed […]

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