Archive for September 2009

Gourmet Budget Cuts Confirmed, Frequency Reductions Likely

Poor Ruth Reichl. The Observer reports this morning that the rumored budget cuts and frequency reductions for Gourmet are most likely taking effect. Along with Details, Traveler, Glamour and Teen Vogue, the magazine will need to cut its budget by a whopping 25% for next year. And given their less-than-stellar ad page haul, Gourmet [...]

The Naughty Kitchen With Chef Blythe Beck [review, video]

The Oxygen Network took its first foray into food programming last night, with the premiere of Naughty Kitchen With Chef Blythe Beck. The show is a slice-of-life take on Beck and the various hijinx that go down with her staff of 60 at Dallas hotel-restaurant Central 214. (If this sounds a little familiar, that's because [...]

Upcoming: Food Art and Installations at Performa 09 in New York City

Performa 09, the third edition of the biennial of new visual art performance, will be held in New York City from November 1–22, 2009, and there's going to be more cutting-edge food art than you can shake a stick at.
In particular, the opening night gala / benefit dinner on Friday, October 30th is definitely something [...]

Video Tribute to Keith Floyd, UK Celebrity Chef

This time last week, our world was adrift, bereft of a true original. Keith Floyd — the inimitable — was dead. Having passed away as a result of a heart attack (not surprising, really), the televised world of cooking had at last, lost its most irreplaceable artifact.
Floyd enjoyed as he might have put it, rip-roaring [...]

Retro Recipes: The Wonderful World of Cooking, 1956

Welcome to Retro Recipes! Brought to you from the capable kitchen of Eat Me Daily's Stephanie Butler, each week we take a look at preparations from the past that straddles the line between ingenious and absurd. This week we turn our focus not to one recipe, but to an entire book: The Wonderful World of [...]

Stationery for La Charcuterie

Here's the stationery for the Vancouver deli/restaurant La Charcuterie that has a sign warning you that the "deli contains Coarse Language and Nudity." Made by Rethink, the business cards are designed to look like slices of cured meats, which are then hung up in netting. Letterhead and envelopes use meat stickers and butcher paper.

Pork Meets Ska in 'Fun With Pork' from Rather Good [video]

Videos from Rather Good are always delightfully bizarre, and their latest, "Fun With Pork," a ska-based paen to all things pork, is no exception.

'Chicken' Charlie Boghosian, California's Deep-Fry King, on The Tonight Show [video]

While Letterman had President Obama as a guest, last night The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien had "Chicken" Charlie Boghosian, California's "deep-fry king," the man credited with inventing the deep-fried Oreo.
He made the "Zucchini Weenie," a hollowed out zucchini with a hot dog stuck inside, which is then battered and deep-fried. Conan, of course, couldn't [...]

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