If you’ve ever seen light created by creatures like jellyfish, planktons, squids or perhaps fireflies, you know what bioluminescence is.
You may even have noticed your G&T glowing under a glare of light in the club. But what I’m sure that most of us haven’t seen is luminescent food.
- The glow in the dark foods started back in 2013. A collaboration between Wall’s ice cream and Bompas & Parr created a Luminous yellow Cornetto made for the cinema using a UV-responsive vitamin mix.
- Next, a London pop-up, Lastacos started serving ghostly tacos with a shining house-soured cream in 2017.
- Now, taking things to the next glittering level is Nakamura.ke. They have nudged the whole dining experience under the black light with its lumen-ramen mobile kitchen.
- The kitchen is a venture taken up by a former industrial designer at Coca-Cola, founder of the design studio Zoo as Zoo.
- This six-seat shop debuted int Atlanta this January and dazzled curious diners with neon Ramen soup, dumplings and sake cocktails.
- The moving space is all set to travel from Los Angeles to Seoul via London and Tokyo this year.
- Ingredients of the shiny gravy are being kept a secret for now. The lemony-pigmented Vitamin B2 may be the
- They are inspired by Japan’s hyper-efficient ramen-bars, offering strict 30-minute slots. Fret not though, they offer party option too. Glow sticks and flamethrower not included.