Archive for December 2008

The Girls Next Door, Challenged by Fine Dining [video]

We've only recently been watching The Girls Next Door, especially after seeing the girls have Jaques Torres mold their naughty body parts out of chocolate. The most recent episode had the group pay a visit to Barbi's house in Aspen, an old flame of Hugh Hefner's. Unfortunately, the girls couldn't handle the fine dining options. [...]

New York Magazine Stays on Trend, Writes About Hamburgers

New York magazine ran their "Where to Eat 2009" issue today, and we realized something. NYM and trends is like our college roommate and her alcoholic fratboy boyfriend. So ready to walk away, so tired of all the drama, wasting hours and hours complaining about how awful it is ... but there's something ineffable keeping [...]

Go Green, Eat a Kangaroo

Burps from livestock are responsible for 18% of global greenhouse gas emissions, more than produced from all forms of transportation combined, and part of the solution might be kangaroo burgers. The New Scientist reports:
Several ideas have been proposed to raise animals that are kinder to the environment. In New Zealand, researchers are testing different diets, [...]

Merry Christmas from Eat me daily

Santa Claus School, Life magazine
Merry Christmas from the staff at Eat me daily. We're spending our holiday far, far away from our computers, although we may Twitter from time to time (follow us here). We'll see you back here, bright and early, the morning of Monday, December the 29th.

Our Favorite Santa: Dan Akroyd in Trading Places [video]

The original "bad Santa" is Dan Akroyd as Louis Winthorpe III in John Landis' 1983 film, Trading Places. After falling on some hard times, Akroyd crashes the company's Christmas party and shoves an entire side of smoked salmon into his jacket, only to enjoy it later on the city bus.

Edible Pillows [stuff we like]

Okay, not actually edible. But if you've ever had dreams of a chocolate-themed throw pillow, but didn't want to give in to the siren call of embroidered Cathyisms, these pillows from Bonjour Mon Coussin are the sofa decor object for you. Some of the pillows have the option to be scented with chocolate, strawberry, or [...]

Chocolate Pours from the Sky Above New York City in Sony Spot [video]

We totally liked this spot by Tronic Studio, where chocolate pours from the sky above New York City to form Sony electronics. [via]

Celebrity Pig Lets Fame Get to His Head

A pig that became a nationwide celebrity after surviving for 36 days buried beneath rubble after Sichuan earthquake earlier this year has been named China's most inspirational animal of 2008, reports the Times UK.
"Zhu Jianqiang," aka "Strong-Willed Pig," survived on rainwater and a bag of charcoal, going from 150kg to just 50kg. He was sold [...]

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