Welcome to this week’s Food Tech News round-up! For this round, we’ve gathered news from CHEQ, a multi-sensory futuristic food tour, and new spices that make your food taste like beer.

If you didn’t sign up already, The Spoon’s virtual Restaurant Tech Summit will be next week on August 17, starting at 8:00 am PT. Tickets are still available on the event page.

Future Food Tour at Expo 2020 Dubai

The “Novacene” is a new era hypothesized by scientist James Lovelock where humans have made large-scale changes to our environment and robots and artificial intelligence rule

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When it comes to the best Asian condiments, sauces and spices to buy, there’s no harm in asking the experts. After all, if you’re not familiar with Asian cuisine and all of its beautiful and and nuanced elements, you could spend a lot of time googling ingredients just to try a new recipe at home.

So, let us save you the hassle and skip right to the chef-approved essentials that will elevate your at-home Asian fare. From Japanese BBQ sauce and barrel-aged soy sauce, to Korean chili flakes, salted egg yolks and fermented bean pastes, all of these under-the-radar ingredients

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