4

Self-Proclaimed "Genius Chef" Makes First Caffeine Burger With CaffeinAll Powder

^
Keep New Times Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Phoenix and help keep the future of New Times free.

Even though it might be a long while (or never) until you get your first taste of Palcohol, powdered caffeine is ready to roll onto the market. Sure, full-time student and "genius chef" Nikko Lobato has used the revved-up powder to create an energy veggie burger, but that's not all it's good for. You can sprinkle the " world's first non-bitter caffeine in a handy shaker bottle" on just about anything, as the product's Indiegogo campaign demonstrates in an informative video.

See also: Coffee Flour Is a Gluten-Free, Nutrient-Rich Alternative

No longer chained to the confines of coffee and Red Bull, CaffeinAll is a powder that instantly makes any food an energy food-- that means (ladies) your morning yogurt and afternoon salad can now give you more than just boring nutrient-based energy.

According to the video, caffeine helps you prevent everything from headaches to strokes to diabetes, and coffee won't cut it because it stains your teeth. However, the shaker seems to spurt out random amounts of the powder, raising questions about how easily you could accidentally overdose yourself on caffeine. Plus, that dry, sad salad just made us never want to eat a salad again, but the prospect of caffeinated French fries did get our attention.

A product-user known only as Raymond commented that, ""after trying this product and seeing its versatility it has me hooked for life." Hooked for life? Yikes.

However, we understand the need to stay pumped up all day every day, so if you want to contribute to CaffeinAll's Indiegogo, the project just needs about $20,000 to be fully funded.

Follow Chow Bella on Facebook and Twitter and Pinterest.

Keep Phoenix New Times Free... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Phoenix with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Phoenix.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Phoenix.