Magic Powder Blocks Bitterness in Your Food

The human tongue has 25 different kinds of bitter receptors—so if you’re not a fan of dark chocolate, Campari or black coffee, you can blame your body’s make-up. Those receptors, however, also live in “your gut, your lungs and your brain” so it seems there’s no escape. But a new bitter-blocker called ClearTaste will apparently remove the bitterness from all foods, thanks to its magical …

Cool Hunting Video Presents: U-Mini Burger

Re-imagining fast food with quality ingredients and outstanding flavor in our video on LA's king of burgers

The second of our videos to premiere at this year’s 99u will definitely get you in the mood for lunch. We spoke to the founder of the famous Umami Burger in Los Angeles about his newest experimental venture, the U-Mini Burger. U-Mini takes all the basic, delicious elements of the typical Umami burger and translates those flavors into a fast food environment. Those used to …