One of the prettiest, least offensive McDonald’s advertisements I’ve ever seen and three arty food pieces. My day job is doing video production so I get lots of trade stuff about digital special effects and new techniques. Most is trash, but these four videos came my way today and I think they’re a really interesting exploration of video as a way of describing food. Why should...
In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is freedom, in water there is bacteria– Ben Franklin. Supposedly. Franklin was his era’s Yogi Berra.
The cork is dead, long live the cork! →
There is already Halloween candy at my grocery...
Seriously, who has the will power to buy a bag of Whoppers now and SAVE IT FOR 65 DAYS?! Well, I’m going to try. BRB. … I failed. NOM NOM NOM
Ten Gag-Inducing Foods →
macellarius - (adj.) pertaining to butchers
Epicurious is trying to get people to adopt food words, and, while trying to save words that are dying because no one knows how to use or pronounce them properly seems like an idea destined for failure, I’ll tweet this at least once.
Clearly I'm not a "foodie"
hurtling: To be sure, I have dined at some of the world’s finest restaurants. The French Laundry in Napa Valley. Boulevard and Gary Danko in San Francisco. Per Se, Gramercy Tavern and Gotham Bar & Grill in New York. Chateau Les Crayeres in Reims, France. Spago in Los Angeles. Tableau and Picasso in Las Vegas. The list goes on and on. No matter. Hands down, this bag of Cheetos is the most...
Molds on food: Are they dangerous?
The USDA offers advice on how to handle modly food. including “don’t sniff the moldy item. This can cause respiratory trouble,” and “if food is covered with mold, discard it.” Also an entire chart on handling specific moldy items.
The best tomato I ate last summer was not an heirloom tomato. If those...– Jane Black, Snob Appeal
Josh Lanahan, a Culinary Institute of America–trained chef, conceives and cooks...– The 10 best food trucks in the United States, according to GQ, includes my cousin Josh’s bright orange step van. So much for retiring from the food game, buddy. Congrats.
Strawberries, you will be glad to know, are a ‘false fruit’. Which seems...– The Fruit Is A Lie (or: nothing you think is a fruit is a fruit)
Of all the species of suicidefoodists, we find the pious, connected-to-Nature...– Suicidefood Book Report: Endgame I don’t think I’m better than vegans, I just think I’m better than people who avoid thinking about the connection between dead animal and the eat they eat. I refuse to play the “animals-want-us-to-eat-them” game, too.
Me: “You’re eating your corn like a typewriter.” Daughter:...– Adam Isacson
This is why Iowans are fat
The Iowa State Fair’s Web site offers a list, 45 items long, of foods served on a stick at the fair. One could quibble that “pickle on-a-stick” and ” fried pickle on-a-stick,” besides being oddly punctuated, aren’t really different items but different preparations of the same item. And is cotton candy really “on a stick?” And the pork chop on a stick...