Archive for July 2009

Linksplodge 07/28/09

Above, Times UK's awesome infographic detailing three decades of grocery shopping in Britain. [via IFA]
ObFo on the beer summit: "President Obama will drink Budweiser, Sgt. Crowley will drink Blue Moon, and Prof. Gates will drink Red Stripe or Beck’s."
My Girl's Anna Chlumsky worked as a fact-checker for Zagat's restaurant guide.
Padma Lakshmi offers details on her [...]

Sandra Lee Is a Friend of the Gays

In the latest issue of Out Magazine, Joshua David Stein profiles Sandra Lee: "It doesn’t matter who you are or where you’re from -- a beleaguered housewife in Shaker Heights, Ohio, or a closeted gay in San Diego -- Sandra Lee loves you." We find out that Sandra Lee is a friend of the gays [...]

This Ain't Hell's Kitchen XXX: Hustler's Parody of Hell's Kitchen [yes, for real]

This Ain't Hell's Kitchen XXX is a porn parody by Hustler based on the Gordon Ramsay cooking show (check out the the box art: The NSFW front and NSFW back even quote Gordon Ramsay's line "Oh f*ck me"). It's a recent entry in Hustler's "This Ain't" series, which has previously smuttified Happy Days, Star Trek, [...]

Baked's Matt Lewis: It's Hip to Be Chick-Fil-A

Photo: wsacc/Flickr

From time to time we like to know what's going on inside the heads of the people who actually make the news in the world of food. Here, Matt Lewis of New York's famed Baked bakery (and author of the cookbook of the same name) weighs in on his curiosity — and frustration — [...]

'Taste the Unwearables' by De Culinaire Werkplaats [food fashion]

Style Bubble has a writeup and photos of De Culinaire Werkplaats' "Taste the Unwearables" exhibit and meal that featured edible fashion designs made from fruit and vegetable gelatin-based fabrics (no meat, they're vegetarian). The tagline: "Let fashion melt on your tongue."

Cured Meat in Gradient Magazine

Here's a two-page layout from the Summer issue of Gradient Magazine showcasing 19 different varieties of Eastern European cured meats and sausages.
The magazine can be found for free in boutiques, galleries, and condominium buildings in New York City.

Truck Farm: Mobile Urban Gardening [video]

Curt Ellis and Ian Cheney, the filmmakers behind the documentary King Corn, are working on a new film / art project "Truck Farm," a living, mobile garden inside the bed of a 1986 Dodge half-ton pickup truck, parked on the streets of Brooklyn. It's a mobile CSA — with twelve paying subscribers — growing tomatoes, [...]

Linksplodge 07/27/09

Above, new to us: Chanel-branded fast food. [via The Moment]
In case you missed it, Friday night NBC aired the season finale of The Chopping Block.
Salon's Brand Graveyard on the death of Crocs. About time.
Gordon Ramsay's US media appearances: an interview in Vanity Fair and a piece in the New York Post (note the fact-checking fail, [...]

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