Archive for July 2009

The Cloud Project: Food Truck Makes Ice Cream-Flavored Snow

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The Cloud Project is a food truck that uses cloud-seeding technology to make ice cream-flavored snow. Completely conceptual, this project by Zoe Papadopoulou and Cathrine Kramer is part of the 2009 Design Interactions Show at the Royal College of Art.
How it should work: A canon mounted on top of the ice [...]

A Preview of Fabio Viviani's Cafe Firenze Cookbook

Fabio Viviani talks to the Ventura County Star about his upcoming cookbook Cafe Firenze Cookbook: Food and Drink Recipes from the Tuscan Sons (preorder at Amazon):
“It’s not the classic cookbook, where you like the picture and put it on a shelf. This book, you are going to laugh all the way through,” Viviani promised. [...]

The Dane County Fair in Madison, Wisconsin: The Quest for the Blue Ribbon

Photographs by Paula Forbes
EMD's Paula Forbes is in the Midwest doing research for her Up North Cookbook. She's going to report back from the field from time to time, and here's her report on the Dane County Fair in Madison, Wisconsin.
It's summer, which, among other things, means that it's time for rural America's best jams, [...]

Spanish Burger King-Sponsored Soccer Jerseys Flip to Reveal the King

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As part of Burger King's sponsorship of the Spanish soccer club Getafe for the 2009/2010 season, the soccer jerseys will be emblazoned with Burger King's logo. But the jerserys have a secret: the King's face is on the inside of the shirt for those dramatic goal-scoring moments when players flip their jerserys over [...]

Julia Child Considered The Julie/Julia Project 'a Stunt'

Publisher's Weekly spoke to Judith Jones, Senior Editor and Vice President at Alfred A. Knopf, and Julia Child's editor and confidante, who shared her recollection of Child's feelings on Julie Powell's blog:
Jones says Child did not approve of Powell’s cook-every-recipe-in-one-year project. The editor and author read Powell’s blog together (Julie and Julia was published a [...]

Padma Lakshmi's TV Show, Single Serving

Padma Lakshmi has signed a development deal with NBC for a half-hour comedy in which she stars "as a woman working in the culinary world" (working title: Single Serving). Charlie Corwin will executive produce, whose track record includes producing four episodes of Storm Chasers and 29 episodes of Miami Ink.
NBC recently has had a [...]

Attack of the Zombie Tapas in Ling Magazine

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We were recently tipped off to an article in an in-flight magazine that's a bit more risque than your usual "best tacquerias of Austin" spread. Ling, the magazine for low-cost Catalan carrier Vueling, published a May 2009 pictorial "El Ataque de las Tapas Zombies," featuring models taken to untimely ends by chorizo, baby octopus, [...]

"Liquidated Logos" Exhibit by Zevs

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Arrested Motion has photos from the "Liquidated Logos" exhibit in Hong Kong by Zevs, the French street artist. It's worth noting that while in Hong Kong, Zevs was arrested for “bombing” an Armani store with his signature liquidated Chanel motif.

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