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Curl Up in Front of a Fried Chicken-Scented Fire This Winter, Thanks to KFC

Behold the world’s most expensive bento box, and more news to start your day

Fried chicken-scented firelogs are here

Fried chicken-scented firewood is here to lend greasy ambience

Ever wanted to make your house smell more like a fast-food restaurant? Probably not, but nonetheless, KFC has unveiled fried chicken-scented firewood to lend greasy ambience to American homes this winter. KFC’s 11 Herbs & Spices Firelogs are now available online for $18.99 — a small price to pay to smell like the inside of a deep-fryer.

Behold the world’s most expensive bento box

Here’s the perfect, ridiculous gift for the one-percenter who truly has everything: A $2,500 cow-shaped bento box filled with 10 pounds of Japan’s finest wagyu beef. (Unsurprisingly, it holds the Guinness world record for the most expensive bento box.)

The world’s most expensive bento box.

And in other news...

  • Late Taco Bell founder Glen Bell’s Rancho Santa Fe, California home is on the market for $6 million. Sadly, the house that Taco Bell built has neither a bell-shaped pool nor a Crunchwrap-shaped maze in the backyard. [LA Times]
  • Walmart’s now selling a ripoff of Chick-fil-A Sauce, the fast-food chain’s signature condiment that’s a mixture of honey mustard and barbecue sauce. [Today]
  • Bottled water companies are scrambling to make more eco-friendly bottles to satisfy consumer backlash, partially ushered in by the anti-plastic straw crusade. [WSJ]
  • Nightmare fodder: A California man spent two days trapped in an abandoned Chinese restaurant’s grease trap before being rescued by the fire department. [People]
  • People are increasingly using dating apps like Tinder and Bumble to get recommendations on where to eat. (If you’re looking for restaurants, consider scoping out our maps? Way fewer profile pics in front of Macchu Picchu.) [NY Times]
  • Speaking of dating apps, Hinge is offering a BOGO burrito deal for app users who take their dates to Chipotle through the end of the year. Très romantique. [Elite Daily]

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