Empire Brewing Co. in Syracuse launches second ‘tea beer’ venture with China | syracuse.com

… the Empire State — and into the world’s largest economic market. In Central New York, Kuding-Ta IPA will available in about two weeks on tap at Empire’s Armory Square brewpub, 120 Walton St. At the same time, a Chinese-made version will debut in the brewpubs operated by Panda Brew of Beijing. The beer will then be made by Panda Brew in China. The company has 4 brewpubs and sells packaged beer in 40 Chinese cities. To continue reading this article, please click on the link …

Paramount Coffee Project Brings Flat Whites and Vegemite Dust to Fairfax Avenue 

… Australia’s coffee culture prizes not only good food and drink, but also attentive customer service and spaces conducive to socializing. Paramount Coffee Project, which made its stateside debut last month, is aiming to bring a bit of that scene to Fairfax Avenue. “For me, going out and getting in line for a cup of coffee is very foreign because I wouldn’t get back in line to have that second coffee. [Australians] are all about having a cup of coffee, sitting down, and showing …

Disney World Is Now Selling ‘Poo’ in Giraffe, Hippo Flavors | Money.com

… and oats. The gimmick and instant conversation piece is called “Match the Species,” and customers are encouraged to make a game of guessing which faux dung belongs to which kind of animal. “The animal handlers of Disney’s Animal Kingdom worked in conjunction with pastry chefs so that they perfected the look of the animal poop exactly,” the Kim and Carrie blog explained, after sampling Giraffe soon after the items made their debut in mid-June. The sweet shop doesn’t list the items …