Bryan Vu

Editor

Bryan is our cooking and kitchen expert, with more than 15 years of experience of cooking and testing kitchen products. When outside of the kitchen, he enjoys woodworking, photography, videography and figuring out how to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle. He thoroughly enjoys discovering the best, whether it’s ingredients or equipment, and finding products that can stand the rigors of daily use.

Bryan is our cooking and kitchen expert, with more than 15 years of experience of cooking and testing kitchen products. When outside of the kitchen, he enjoys woodworking, photography, videography and figuring out how to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle. He thoroughly enjoys discovering the best, whether it’s ingredients or equipment, and finding products that can stand the rigors of daily use.

Bryan's articles

  • group of all tested air compressors
    The Best Air Compressors

    California Air Tools

    We spent over 40 hours researching and testing air compressors in a busy wood shop to find the CA Air Tools - 5510SE to be the best air compressor in terms of noise and portability.

  • Brother P-touch PT-D600
    The Best Label Makers

    Brother - PT-D600

    We spent 25+ hours researching and testing each aspect of the seven best label makers to find the Brother P-Touch PT-D600 was the clear winner due to its ease of use and computer compatibility.

  • Vornado Vortex
    The Best Space Heaters

    Vornado - Vortex AVH10

    We spent almost forty hours testing nine of the most effective and affordable options to determine the Vornado - Vortex to be the best space heater for most needs and types of rooms.

  • The Best Clothes Steamers

    BEAUTURAL

    We spent many hours over a few weeks steaming shirts, drapes and dresses with 10 units to find two Jiffy models to be the best handheld and standing steamers for clothes.

  • The Best Deep Fryers

    Cuisinart - CDF-200

    We worked with a professional chef with 10 years experience in the kitchen to test seven of the top deep fryers, frying 30+ lbs. of chicken and French fries to find the best deep fryer for most home cooks.

  • The Best Essential Oils

    Stillpoint Aromatics

    After over a month of research and testing, we found Stillpoint Aromatics to be the best essential oils based on factors such as scent, farming and production, and storage practices.

  • hero photo of all the baby wipes
    The Best Baby Wipes

    Babyganics

    After over 35 hours of research and weeks of testing with seven parents, considering ingredients, performance and other factors, we've found the best baby wipes.

  • The Best & Worst Reviewed Products of 2016

     

    As a product review company obsessed with finding the best possible option for consumers, we see great products every day. These products get amazing reviews on Amazon, on blogs, and on Google. However, they’re still just single-category products. Table of Contents The 10 most popular products The best-reviewed product without options The 10 least popular […]

  • The Best Rechargeable Flashlights

    Fenix - PD35

    Over three weeks, we tested ten of the best rechargeable flashlights under $100. We included tactical flashlights, emergency lights and spotlights to find three stand-out picks.

  • The Best Key Finders

    Tile - Mate

    We spent 30 hours testing six key finders: and lost a key or two, in order to make our pick for the best overall product from Tile.

  • The Best Earplugs

    Moldex - Pura-Fit

    After three weeks of testing the 12 best ear plugs on the market, we determined the top choices for noise blocking, sleeping, and for critical listening.

  • All the finalists we tested
    The Best Toaster Ovens

    Toshiba - TL1-AC25CZA(BS)

    We spent 40 hours toasting, broiling and baking to determine that the Breville - BOV845BSS is the best toaster oven. Our new runner-up for 2019 is the Cuisinart - TOB-260N1 as a less-expensive and equally excellent toaster oven.

  • the two winners
    The Best Pressure Washers

    Sun Joe - SPX3000

    Over two months and 40 hours of research and testing we found the best electric pressure washer for light and medium cleaning tasks, and the best gas pressure washer for heavy duty jobs.

  • Person's hand holding Scrub Daddy sponge
    Scrub Daddy Sponge Review

    Scrub Daddy

    Scrub Daddy has sold millions of units since being featured on Shark Tank. Our in-house testing indicates that it is worthy of the hype.

  • Brookstone foot massager
    The Best Foot Massagers

    RENPHO

    We spent more than 60 hours conducting focus groups, testing our finalists and consulting with doctors and chose the RENPHO - Shiatsu as the best foot massager. If you're interested in improving circulation in your feet and legs, we also recommend the MedMassager.

  • Photo Credit Kimberly Lostroscio
    The Best Basketballs

    Wilson - Evolution

    Advice from professional ballers informed our 100 hours of testing and allowed us to make our pick for the best indoor and outdoor basketballs.

  • Photo Credit Kimberly Lostroscio
    Dyson AM07 Review

    Dyson - AM07

    After testing the Dyson AM07 against four of the best tower fans on the market, we’re confident the Dyson is the best product available -- but not nearly as confident in its value for the price.

  • Photo Credit Kimberly Lostroscio
    The Best Tower Fans

    Seville Classics - UltraSlimline

    We tested the top-rated tower fans and selected the Seville Classics - UltraSlimline as the best tower fan overall. Another great tower fan is the Vornado - OSCR32 that matches the Seville in cooling power. A more expensive but excellent option is the Dyson - TP01, which has an integrated air purifier.

  • glass cleaner group shot
    The Best Window Cleaners

    Windex

    Eight household tests of seven different glass cleaners, including a DIY option, led us to pick Windex as the best overall window cleaner.

  • The Best Electric Kettles

    Hamilton Beach - 41020

    After 55 hours of research and testing, we found that the recently released Hamilton Beach - 41020 was the best electric kettle. Our runner-up, the T-fal - BF6138, is a compact, budget model for smaller kitchens and living spaces.

  • The Best Paper Towel Brands

    Brawny - Pick-A-Size

    Eight household tests made after 30 hours of research led us to select the Brawny Pick-A-Size paper towel due to its excellence in durability, strength, absorbency and overall usability.