Taste Test

FR Taste Test: Can We Tell The Difference Between Goat and Sheep's Milk Yogurt?

Yogurt fans bet the farm in a dairy guessing game
Aug 21, 2013 11:00 am

My theory is that the Food Republic team is full of Fage-addicts because the stuff practically digests your food for you (something we all need from time to time). So I broke out two alternative yogurts — goat and sheep — to see if we could tell the difference between them, and how we liked each in comparison to that which lies under the parchment.

FR Taste Test: Mayonnaise For French Fries

Hellmann's vs. Kewpie vs. Sir Kensington
Jul 5, 2013 10:01 am

We've had a bit of a mayonnaise boom over the last few weeks. As in, companies have been sending up lots of mayonnaise. So with that we present to you the Food Republic Mayonnaise For French Fries Office Taste Test. Why French fries? Why not.

A Fast Food Fish Fillet Showdown

One man's search for quickie fish sandwich nirvana
Apr 10, 2012 2:01 pm

One man. One hour. Three fast-food fish fillet sandwiches. The results may surprise you.

Rating Pomegranate Açai Vita Coco

How's your superfood-infused superfood?
Jun 2, 2011 8:01 am
Pomegranate Acai Vita Coco
Photo: Lisa McLaughlin

The Set-Up: Coconut water is nature's energy drink in superfood form: low in calories, jam-packed with potassium and electrolytes, and all-natural. As the Vita Coco label says, it's "like sticking a straw in a coconut," and, as an added perk, it's actually delicious. Unless of course you insist on...

Rating The Superfoods: The Mulberry

Can sun-dried white mulberries live up to the hype?
May 3, 2011 8:20 am

The Set-Up: Navitas Naturals is one of those health-food brands that just seems to do everything so damn perfectly. The packaging looks inviting, even for health food, and it's always on message. The colors are soothing yet not too feminine, there's a little yellow sun off to the side subtly noting "Certified organic." And in the case of the...


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