[Bits and Pieces] Tax-day deals, chopsticks hybrid and other food news from the web, 4.16.12

  • It finally happened. Someone invented a chopsticks/fork hybrid called The Chork. Is this the spork of my era? (The Kitchn)
  • Ben & Jerry’s ice cream has opened its first “Scoop Shop” in Japan in an attempt to sell the frozen dessert as a high-end brand. Can a brand with the flavor “Schweddy Balls” really be considered a luxury brand? (Japan Times)
  • Making a relationship work is tough. Just ask Mike and Ike, the chewy candies in the green box — they broke up. Seriously. (New York Times)
  • Still haven’t done your taxes? Maybe some free (or really cheap) fast food will help you meet the deadline tomorrow. Check out this list of chains offering tax day deals. (Eater National)