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Category Archives: Food

Tastey treats from around the world.

Recent Geek News

Every week we read a lot of news covering the geek and otaku community. Here are some of our favorites. T.V. and Movies · I have seen some impressive cosplay but this Queen Amidala cosplay is one of the best

Japanese Candy

Recently The Dragon and I discovered a oriental market in town with a huge candy and snack selection. We will be reviewing as much as possible over the next few months. Brazilian Orange Pocky Since starting to review candy we

Best of: Food

With the new year I thought it would be a great time to look back on the last 2 1/2 years and share a short Best of list. Today we are looking at what we here at Hacker Labs –

Go Veggie Review

The product being reviewed was sent to Hacker Labs for free in exchange for an honest review. When we went to the store to pick it up, we were happy to see that Go Veggie offers a vegan version, as

Candy Japan (March 2015 Shipment)

Ramen Bites Jedite83: The first bite was nasty, after getig used to it, still not much better. would not buy again. The Dragon: first bite was nasty, take a few to start to enjoy the flavor. might be a good,

Candy Japan: March 2015

Recently The Dragon and I was sent a subscription box from Candy Japan, and sad to say this one disappointed us a bit. For just $25 per month, Candy Japan will send you 2 boxes a month, each containing 2-6

Oishi Fun March 2015 Box

Unlike the February box, the march Oishi Fun box showed up ahead of scheduled. The first this that we noticed was the box was smaller then the February box. Like the February box it included a thank you card and

Oishi Fun February 2015 Box

Hacker Labs was sent a free box from Oishi Fun in exchange for our honest review. We had a little issue with shipping and our first box did not arrive, but Oishi Fun’s top notch customer service department sent out

Brandbacker Review: Organic Dandelion Root Tea from Kiss me Organics

I was sent some Organic Dandelion Root Tea with Hibiscus & Cinnamon from Kiss Me Organics in exchange for my honest review. I am an avid tea fan and I collect tea pots and cups. I’ve tried tons of different

Skoshbox Review: March 2015

The Candy While we tried each candy, I wrote down everyone’s initial reactions. We tasted everything over the course of a few days. We were hoping to make it last this time. The only downside I see to these subscription

Skoshbox Review: February 2015

For Christmas this year I got Jedite a 3-month Gift Subscription to Skoshbox, a Japanese candy monthly subscription box. So, for the months of January, February, and March Jedite and I, with special guest Captain Little Dude, will review the

Skoshbox Review: January 2015

For Christmas this year I got Jedite a 3-month Gift Subscription to Skoshbox, a Japanese candy monthly subscription box. So, for the months of January, February, and March Jedite and I, with special guest Captain Little Dude, will review the

Native American Fry Bread

2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon seasoning salt or 1 teaspoon table salt 1 cup steaming tap water vegetable oil (for frying) 1. Mix ingredients together with a fork in a medium bowl. (will be sticky).

Christmas Party Recipe 2014: “Pink Stuff”

Every year my side of the family has a Christmas party where we all bring a dish. This year it was my job to bring what my family calls “Pink Stuff”. My family goes crazy for this stuff, though I

Dagashi Bento Pack

Sent from JList.com “You’ve got a friend in Japan!” You can buy the Dagashi Bento Pack for $8, plus shipping. The Bento box it comes in is made of cheap plastic and aluminum. Good for storing your candy in until

Candy Japan October 28, 2014 Subscription Box Review

Candy Japan contacted me about reviewing one of their boxes on Hacker Labs.net. This box is the October 28th shipment that arrived November 29th. The shipping took about a month, but it is coming from Japan. So, a month is