'Star Trek' on Serious Eats

Video: Star Trek Pizza Cutter

This combines two things I hold dear: pizza and sci-fi. Want. It's $24.99 (plus S&H), from thinkgeek.com, and, yes, it's officially licensed. Fun to see that the folks behind the Star Trek franchise have a sense of humor. [via seemunkee] More Sci/Sci-Fi/Pizza Cutters ... Video: Laser Pizza Cutter » Q&A with Pizza Cutter Artist Frankie Flood » Crazy-Ass Anal Retentive Pizza Cutter » Video: Pizza Plotter Applies Sauce to Pies » Video: Doctor Who Tries to Call U.N.I.T., Gets Pizza Geronimo Instead » Video: Every Jelly Baby Scene in Doctor Who » A Primer to Star Trek Food »... More

Sandwich Mention in 'Star Trek' Reboot

I finally got myself out to Star Trek yesterday afternoon. There were a few very brief food references in it, particularly a sandwich reference from Scotty/Simon Pegg. It's hidden after the jump—spoilers, you know?... More

A Primer to 'Star Trek' Food and Drink

To Seek Out Strange New Worlds ... and Eat Their Foods Spaceballs ... oh, wait. That was another movie. The J. J. Abrams–helmed Star Trek movie opens tomorrow. As I was reading up on the new installment, I came across this line in the Wikipedia entry: "Another reference to Abrams' previous works is Slusho, which Uhura orders at the bar she meets Kirk at." That reminded me that food and drink is depicted routinely in the Star Trek franchise—across ten movies and six TV shows. There's no doubt—or at least, I hope—that there will be food references in the 11th movie, which will feature Romulans, Vulcans, Orions. As a refresher, I thought I'd take a look at what passes for... More

In Videos: Celebrating July Fourth on 'Star Trek'

Have an out-of-this-world Fourth of July with the help of your favorite spacefaring crew of the original Star Trek series. Knock back some space beers and rock out with this catchy song about how the Enterprise celebrates the holiday: "We've got space burgers and fries all over the place / Independence Day is even more fun in space." It may not make much sense, but who cares when you have space burgers? Watch the video after the jump.... More

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