Archive for May 2009

Towards a Grand Unification of Cutlery

The Ragbag posted this great Venn Diagram: Towards a Grand Unification of Cutlery. Says The Ragbag, "half the fun of hybrid cutlery is the peculiar names."

Strict Interdisciplinarian: Building a Meal by Hervé This [review]

French gastronomic chemist Hervé This's new book, Building a Meal: From Molecular Gastronomy to Culinary Constructivism (buy on Amazon) is as much an exploration of cultural culinary traditions as it is scientific ones, full of intentionally provocative speculations like "Every departure from one's culture is a piece of daring, a deviation—indeed, a perversion."
Structured along [...]

Food Sculptures by Peter Anton at the Allan Stone Gallery [food art]

"Boxed Doughnuts," Peter Anton, 2009, mixed media, 27x36x5 1/2 in.
Currently on display at the Allan Stone Gallery in New York City is an exhibition of sculptures of food by Peter Anton. Anton has been making mixed media sculptures of food since the early 1990s — the exhibition represents a small sampling of his more recent [...]

Australian Commercial for Mexican Doritos [video]

This disturbing commercial for Mexican Doritos out of Australia parodies American Beauty, swapping out rose petals for Doritos and Mena Suvari for a fat, bearded Mexican man. Burger King in Spain recently got into a mess of trouble for their Texican Whopper commercial featuring a tiny Mexican luchador — is this a new trend/strategy [...]

The California Secretary of State Couldn't Find a Taco Truck on Election Day

On Tuesday, Debra Bowen, the California Secretary of State, took a detour from overseeing special elections for congressional seats and ballot measures to go on a Twitter-narrated lunchtime road trip in search of tacos, only to be denied. One of her constituents recommended the well-known Kogi truck as an alternative, to which Bowen replied, "What [...]

Single Serving Site: Gordon Ramsay Swears At You [nsfw]

Here's the single serving site Gordon Ramsay Swears At You! that does... exactly that.
There are lot of single serving sites out there — a unique domain dedicated to a single purpose — from Is It Iced Coffee Weather? to Is it Tuesday? to Is it Christmas? — but we like this Gordon Ramsay website even [...]

2 Girls 1 Sub [nsfw video]

Parodying and piggybacking on the tired, gross "2 Girls 1 Cup" meme, Playboy is running this totally NSFW video promoting sandwiches from Quizno's. Says the website, "Playboy salutes lunchtime! In tough economic times, a great fast-food sandwich is a smart way to stretch your paycheck."
From now on we'll just associate Quizno's with poo.

First-Class Butter

Jorge García, who plays Hugo "Hurley" Reyes in Lost, posted a photo of some first-class butter, calling it "the best part about flying first class international." Classy!

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