Palatable Charcoal

Charcoal becomes a culinary staple outside of health-driven beverages

Implications - After quickly dominating the skincare and wellness beverage markets, charcoal has become ubiquitous with a notable emergence of the ingredient infused into various sweet and savoury menu items. Highlighting the fast adoption cycle of such "superfood" ingredients in a wellness-obsessed culture, this shift also points to the underlying interest in unique going out options that provide experiential elements that serves to enable social facilitation.
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Superhero-Inspired Burgers - These Batman Burgers are Served on a Charcoal-Colored Bun
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Warm 3,227 Clicks Pub: Aug 20, 15
Superhero-Inspired Burgers
These Batman Burgers are Served on a Charcoal-Colored Bun
To celebrate the opening of its latest store, the DC Comics Super Hero Cafe is serving quirky Batman burgers on charcoal-colored buns. Colorful hamburger buns have popped up at a number of different... [More]
All-Black Ice Cream Cones - LA's Little Damage Serves Waffle Cones Made with Charcoal
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This Quarter and Warm 2,314 Clicks Pub: Apr 29, 17
All-Black Ice Cream Cones
LA's Little Damage Serves Waffle Cones Made with Charcoal
Little Damage is an ice cream shop based in Los Angeles that is receiving many new visitors who are after its all-black ice cream cones. The so-called “goth” waffle cone gets its color... [More]
Hemp-Infused Sacred Chocolates - The Amasuni Butsuda is a Cannabis Dessert Shaped Like Buddha
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Warm 953 Clicks Pub: Jan 18, 16
Hemp-Infused Sacred Chocolates
The Amasuni Butsuda is a Cannabis Dessert Shaped Like Buddha
The Amasumi Butsuda chocolates by Cacao Magic in Japan offer an edible cannabis dessert shaped to creatively look like miniature Buddha heads. The sacred chocolate designs are unconventional in... [More]
Frozen Charcoal Yogurts - Twisted Yoghurt is Now Offering an Activated Charcoal Flavor
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This Quarter and Warm 302 Clicks Pub: Jun 2, 17
Frozen Charcoal Yogurts
Twisted Yoghurt is Now Offering an Activated Charcoal Flavor
Twisted Yoghurt is an Australian brand that serves frozen yogurt, and it recently released a new flavor that incorporates an increasingly popular beauty trend. As activated charcoal continues to... [More]
Charcoal Pizza Crusts - This Restaurant Pizza Crust Boasts Activated Charcoal as a Main Ingredient
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This Quarter and Warm 174 Clicks Pub: May 26, 17
Charcoal Pizza Crusts
This Restaurant Pizza Crust Boasts Activated Charcoal as a Main Ingredient
A light char on a pizza is something that many foodies hope to see on a restaurant pizza crust, as it adds a smoky flavor and provides visual proof of the pizza oven’s high heat. However,... [More]
Ninja-Inspired Hot Dogs - IKEA Japan Introduced an All-Black Addition to its Food Menu
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Average 365 Clicks Pub: Jul 12, 16
Ninja-Inspired Hot Dogs
IKEA Japan Introduced an All-Black Addition to its Food Menu
IKEA Japan created a charcoal-colored hot dog that’s set to appear at a few select locations of the furniture company. The bizarre food item has been termed a ‘Ninja Dog’—a... [More]
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