Archive for May 2009

Ad Hoc at Home Cookbook Cover

Update: The book is out! Read our review of Ad Hoc at Home.
Here's the newly-released cover of the upcoming Ad Hoc at Home, the cookbook featuring recipes from the kitchen of Thomas Keller's more family-friendly comfort-food restaurant. It comes out November 1st, 2009, and you can preorder on Amazon.
The description from Amazon:
Thomas Keller showcases dishes [...]

New Yorker Cover Art of Times Square Street Vendor

This week's cover of the New Yorker (see larger version) was "finger-painted" by artist Jorge Colombo using the Brushes application on the iPhone.
Folks at the New Yorker liked it so much that they're going to be posting a new drawing each week by Colombo. There's even a time-lapse video showing the process behind it (after [...]

Memorial Day Weekend

Art via
We're shutting down for the holiday weekend for some r+r. In the meantime, to tide you over, here are some posts from this past week:

New York Media Takes On VVM For National Food Blog Domination
Videos of Alice Waters and Anthony Bourdain at the "Food For Thought" Forum
Strict Interdisciplinarian: Building a Meal by Hervé [...]

'Food Girl' Series by Wendy Ding [food art]

"Ice Cream Girl," Wendy Ding. Available for sale on her Etsy store. All artwork by permission.
Wendy Ding is a Canada-based artist and illustrator whose recent "Food Girl series" combines naked women with some obvious junk food favorites. Although the series only encompasses just a few works of art, the vampy (yet delightfully innocent) girls wrapped [...]

Offal of the Week: Marrow

Photo by Ryan Adams
Every Friday, we bring you Offal of the Week: an up-close and personal look at one of the less-familiar parts of the animal. Delivered fresh by Ryan Adams of the blog Nose to Tail at Home, we highlight a different cut of meat that you've always wanted to make, but were afraid [...]

Sustainable and Edible Design at 'InDisposed' [food art]

InDisposed was an exhibit that took place this week at Studio-X as part of the International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York City — the curators challenged fifteen "visionary thinkers in a range of media, from furniture and graphic designers to fine artists and musicians" to address themes of disposability, waste, and wastefulness by using [...]

Healthy Food vs. Crazy Mothers [studies]

A recent Norwegian study, conducted by the deliciously named Eivind Ystrøm, found that the state of a mother’s mental health may be linked to the healthiness of the food she feeds her child. Now we can add one more thing to that ever-growing list of grumbles and lamentations, and we don’t even need to drag [...]

Momofuku Cookbook Cover

Grub Street tipped us off to the newly-released cover of the upcoming Momofuku cookbook, out October 27, 2009, which you can preorder on Amazon.
Update: The cookbook is out! Read our review: Cookbook Review: Momofuku by David Chang and Peter Meehan: The Hype, Justified

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