To celebrate Barbie's 50th birthday, in addition to making a life-size Barbie made out of chocolate cake, Mattel built a real-life Barbie Malibu Dream House. LAist has a slideshow:
The 3,500 square foot house in Malibu was designed by “Happy Chic” interior designer Jonathan Adler and features a chandelier made of Barbie hair, a closet filled [...]
Photograph of Akutaq by oysters4me, this one made with salmon berries, Crisco, and whitefish paste
Looking for another reason to preserve the Arctic and the lovely, tasty creatures that live there? Look no further than the oddly enticing Akutaq, also known as Eskimo Ice Cream (pronounced "a-goo-duk"). An acquired taste served at celebrations such as [...]
A page from The Big Fat Duck Cookbook. See our review.
There's a post on Grocery Guy, the personal blog of hipster butcher Tom Mylan, slamming the seemingly unattainable world of "books you can't actually cook out of" by way of praising Moro: The Cookbook by Samuel and Samantha Clark.
It's understandable that there would be a [...]
It's taken a couple of days for us to fully digest NBC's new cooking reality show, The Chopping Block — we had the unfortunate displeasure of watching it twice — and here, in a nutshell, is our take: it's a sloppily-executed crudely-edited mess. The whole thing stinks of artifice and deceit. Frankly, we were a [...]
A subplot on last night's 30 Rock focused on the launch of a new product, a pocket microwave oven that even includes a ham button.
Jack Donaghy, whose official title is Vice President of East Coast Television and Microwave Oven Programming at GE, has a problem: The name they chose was potentially offensive, so he corrals [...]
Those criminal masterminds of vegetarianism, PETA, have struck again. The animal rights group has somehow acquired a George Clooney-soaked gym towel and intend to synthesize the sweat to flavor tofu, or, um, CloFu, as they are delightfully calling it, reports EOnline.
Apparently personal privacy doesn't enter into animal rights, and it should be noted that [...]
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Writing for Gourmet, Francis Lam goes a little crazy with his recipe for koshary, an Egyptian snack consisting of carbs piled on carbs piled on carbs (okay, it's actually rice topped with lentils topped with pasta topped with spices). It's a great recipe, expands the reader's culinary horizons, and basically delivers a giant [...]
Louis Vuitton has made it clear they don't want their logos associated with people who suck — P. Diddy, Danity Kane and LVMH settled a lawsuit just last week over the musician's unauthorized use of the iconic monogram logo. But conceptual photographer Massimo Gammacurta has taken suckage to a new level, conceiving a line of [...]