Archive for October 2009

Upcoming: Food Network's Cook or Be Cooked Video Game

Coming November 3, 2009 is the Food Network's Cook or Be Cooked video game by Namco for the Nintendo Wii ($39.99, preorder at Amazon). Cook or Be Cooked appears to a more "professional" version of the Cooking Mama series of games, but it really couldn't go any lower than the trainwreck that was Iron Chef [...]

'Make Something Cool Everyday' by Brock Davis [food art]

Brock Davis. Clockwise from top left: "Grand Prix Gold Milk Jug," "Partially Eaten Turkey Sandwich on Wheat Award," "Community Service," "Cup Lid Faces." Photos by permission.
The Minneapolis-based artist and designer Brock Davis uploads a new piece of artwork — encompassing illustration, sculpture, and photography — every day to his Flickr set as part of his [...]

Burger King Japan's Windows 7 Whopper

Now it's Microsoft's turn to get into the extreme food action. Teaming up with Burger King in Japan, behold the gigantor Windows 7 Whopper.
To promote the new operating system, it's got lots of sevens! Seven beef patties, available for a week only (seven days), it'll cost ¥777 ($8.50 US).

Food 52 Accepts Chris Kimball's Challenge

The public has spoken, and the public wants a food fight: by popular demand, Food52 has decided to accept Chris "Broccoli Casserole" Kimball's challenge to engage in a recipe death match. The format and rules have yet to be agreed upon, and will be announced in November.
Meanwhile, Kimball continues to stick his foot in his [...]

How To Make the McNuggetini [video]

In case you were wondering how to make a McNuggetini — the legendary drink that combines a McDonald's chocolate milkshake with vanilla vodka, poured into a barbecue sauce-rimmed martini glass, with a McNugget for garnish — here's a how-to video from its creators, Alie Ward and Georgia Hardstark.

Linksplodge 10/21/09

Photos via nadeemhaidary.com

Above, data visualization: calorie consumption per capita in various countries and regions in a plate and a fork. Part of the design project "In-Formed " by Nadeem Haidary. [via Yanko Design]
A major upset in the latest round of The Piglet, the tournament of cookbooks: I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti by Giulia [...]

Department of Inevitabilities: 'Ad Hoc At Home' and 'Momofuku At Home'

We're not really surprised to discover that a cook-your-way-through-a-cookbook blog "Ad Hoc At Home" already exists — with clearance from the publisher and everything! But someone is already squatting on "Momofuku At Home" on blogspot.
The former's written by an anonymous dude in Lehigh, PA, and we're guessing Mister Momo at Home is a blogger by [...]

Photographs from Canstruction Boston 2009

“Think Big: One Giant Scoop for Mankind” - EYP. Photograph: Andrew Janjigian / Melissa Rivard for Eat Me Daily
On Monday the 13th Annual Canstruction competition opened in Boston at Bunker Hill Community College in Charlestown. 18 local design and construction firms built giant sculptures made entirely out of canned foods, on the themes of food [...]

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