Side Dish: More Food on the Web

By: Julia Simon


Time to Stock Up on Chocolate: Turns out that cocoa, the stuff responsible for so many confections we love, is less than sweet to grow. According to industry experts, farmers may stop producing the crop, resulting in skyrocketing chocolate prices over the next 20 years. "[Chocolate] will be like caviar," John Mason, Executive Director of the Nature Conservation Research Council, told the Independent. "It will become so rare and so expensive that the average Joe just won't be able to afford it." [] [ PB&J Chocolate Bars, pictured above]

Fashion-Forward Foods: 15 clothing designers, including a couple from Project Runway fame, were challenged with crafting outfits made entirely of the foods their models were craving. The fashion whizzes stepped up to the proverbial plate with incredible pieces, like waffle pants, artichoke gowns and something resembling noodle drapery. []

No-Shave November's Foods to Avoid: Fellas, whether yours is evil villain-y or Tom Selleck-approved, your mustache might be the keeper of some unsightly foods. So consider heeding the Pitch's advice by avoiding the crawfish boil and 4 other perfectly delicious dishes. []

New Lizard Species Discovered at Lunch: A previously unknown species of lizard was discovered in Vietnam by a reptile scientist as he happened to enjoy the delicacy one day at a lunch buffet. According to reports, this creepy-crawly strand does not taste like chicken. []

Here's our round-up of food news, trends and happenings across the web. Check back for more, and tell us what else you're loving in the comments.