You've had your nose to the grindstone in a cubicle all week. We get it. But when you're hanging out with your friends over the weekend and they start talking about Cheetos pop-ups, the Choco Taco inventor's sense of humor, and national rum day, we don't want you to stand there looking confused! Worry not, click on for a rundown of this week's food news!
This week in "A recent study says" news, vegetarian men are mire likely to be depressed than men who eat meat. The study included almost 10,000 adult vegan or vegetarian men. Researchers found that about 50 percent of vegan men and seven percent of vegetarians had a vitamin B12 deficiency, a deficiency that adversely affects mental health. This is just one study, so don't renounce your meatless ways just yet!
Earlier this month, the good people at Eater did some digging and found the inventor of THE Choco Taco, the ice cream treat of your childhood. In a video interview he detailed the creamy confection's rise to the top and even sang the Choco Taco's theme-song!
In case you somehow missed it, last Wednesday, August 16th was National Rum Day. You missed it didn't you? It's ok, we wrote up a slideshow of some of our favorite rum cocktails. Check it out below!
In snacking news, A Cheetos-themed pop up restaurant in NYC and people went crazy. Seriously. Look, we love Cheetos, but we were not expecting The Spotted Cheetah to have a waitlist of over 1,000 people!
Update: Buzzfeed made a taste-testing video at the restaurant. Live vicariously through them here!