Archive for March 2010

Top Of The Food Chain: Short Ribs

Illustration by Laura Williams
Welcome to Top Of The Food Chain, a column from Eat Me Daily's meatiest columnist, Ryan Adams. Every week we'll attempt to demystify the options available in your supermarket, breaking animals down piece by piece so that the next time you find yourself staring at endless Styrofoam containers, you'll be able to make [...]

Biodegradable Heat-Activated Coffee Cup

If you enjoy getting your mind blown with your morning cup of coffee, then check out this new product proposal called the Heatswell from designer Scott Amron. He's created a thin paper collar that expands when it comes in contact with heat and is non-toxic and biodegradable. The material appears to expand about two or [...]

Our Picks for the 2010 James Beard Book Awards

The James Beard Book Award nominations were announced yesterday, and since last year we boasted a better than average accuracy in our predictions, we're fancying ourselves experts in this field.
Nominees this year featured some books we expected (Momofuku, Ad Hoc at Home), left off some that surprised us (where was Sam Beall's fantastic The Blackberry [...]

Linksplodge 3/22/10

Think Tofu's boring? The packaging above is designed to finally give tofu a chance to tell you what its all about.
Late Detroit hip-hop artist J Dilla is tickling your sweet tooth from beyond the grave with his new album “Donut Shop,” adorned with the eponymous sugary treats.
Don’t hurt yourself doing a double take, but according [...]

2010 Cochon 555, New York: Fatty Cue was Robbed

Butcher Tom Mylan's tools atop his handiwork. Photograph: Adam Robb / Eat Me Daily
Two days before the official opening of Zak Pelaccio's long-anticipated Malaysian barbecue joint Fatty Cue, his restaurant was robbed.
As the sun set over Pier 60 in Manhattan last night, hundreds of well-fed revelers washed down heritage pork with Averna Juleps, picked [...]

Ladurée Macaron Stationery

Tape. Photograph: Collette
Parisian patisserie Ladurée (site plays music) has collaborated with Japanese stationery Mark's on a line of paper goods now available online at Colette. The collection includes notebooks subtly trimmed with cake decoration, rolls of scotch tape in the pastels of their signature macarons, a sticker set of afternoon tea essentials and a macaron [...]

Dubai Bans Cooking with Booze

Photograph by The Truth About
When one thinks of a ban on alcohol, an image of snazzy flappers in a tucked away speakeasy comes to mind, not an image of disenfranchised chefs. A new policy in Dubai states that no menu can offer a dish cooked with alcohol, not even hotel restaurants, which cater largely to [...]

'Cake Mixx' Photos by Dustin Wayne Harris

Dustin Wayne Harris, "Chloe 2"
Demanding a home-made cake after a first date may not seem the surest way to a girl's heart, but for photographer Dustin Wayne Harris it is the best way to make an early connection. Says Harris, "Whereas some people consult astrologers, read Tarot cards, or tea leafs to predict the future, [...]

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