The Wine Condom
One night a woman named Laura Bartlett walked home from a neighborhood dinner party with half-empty bottle of wine in hand. With the cork lost, she resorted to plastic wrap and a rubber band to keep the wine secure. Her son, Mitchell Strahan, saw his mom's "redneck" wine bottle closure as a business opportunity ...
The Bruffin Cafe'
When designer Michael Bagley wanted a savory, portable meal, he asked his partner Medy Youcef for ideas. Medy went into the kitchen and came out with a brioche dough muffin chock full of cheese and bacon, and The Bruffin was born. Now Youcef and Bagley offer 16 international flavors at two locations in New York ...
Big Bite Chicago: Inside the NRA
NRA 2013: Lord Nut Levington
Sanjiv Patel grew tired of the boring snack aisle, and found a niche in nuts. He developed intense and unusual, but complementary, flavors that unfold in stages. Lord Nut Levington features flavors such as Thai Curry with Lemongrass and Bloody Mary with hints of celery.