Archive for March 2010

Trailer for Le Grand Chef: Kimchi War [video]

Here's the trailer for Le Grand Chef: Kimchi War, currently playing in theaters. The prequel to the 2007 film Le Grand Chef, Kimchi War follows two chefs competing in a culinary contest created to popularize kimchi outside of Korea, and was based on a graphic novel. Although the trailer speaks the universal language of food [...]

Scientists Discover Sixth Taste: Fat

Photograph by Plate of Wander
Australian scientists have recently discovered that humans can actually taste fat, and those who are more sensitive to its flavor tend to eat less of it, and have lower BMIs. This is different from the texture of fat in foods such as ice cream, which is associated with a richer mouth-feel. [...]

Linksplodge 3/8/10

Photograph: Daily Mail

Need coffee to get you going in the morning? You and the espresso-powered car pictured above have that in common. [via Inhabitat]
Ars Technica breaks down your online grocery shopping options.
Sun Chips will soon come in 100% compostable bags. [via Chicago Foodies]
Japanese whisky brand Suntory has come out with a low-alcohol content beverage called [...]

Drink Our Kool-Aid [contributors]

Want to be a part of Eat Me Daily's don't-call-it-a-comeback? We're looking for some new contributors to join our team. The level of commitment is up to you; we're looking for help across the board. What matters most is that you have a voice that meshes with the EMD style. That is: smart, occasionally cynical [...]

Chocolate and Ice: The Photography of Sarah Torr

Photograph: Sarah Torr, "What Lies Beneath the Ice"
Sarah Torr, a student at Loughborough University in Leicestershire, UK, has created a series of photographs depicting the effect of chocolate on ice. The photographs will be shown at Chewable Studios, also in Leicestershire. The images are enigmatic; one cannot immediately tell what is being photographed, or how [...]

Logorama Wins Oscar for Best Animated Short Film [video]

Logorama, an animated film that takes place in a Los Angeles composed entirely of corporate logos, was the big winner in the Best Animated Short Film category at last night's Academy Awards. Featuring a Quentin Tarantino-esque criminal plot, the film includes many food brands, including a Pringles man truck driver and an evil Ronald McDonald. [...]

Building a Better Hot Dog

Photograph by rksdesign
A couple weeks ago, the American Academy of Pediatrics announced that instead of being a classic childhood favorite, the hot dog is actually a sinister choking hazard perfectly designed to plug the airways of America's youth. Design firm RKS decided to use this announcement as an opportunity to redesign the hot dog in [...]

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Sorry for the extended hiatus, folks. We hope that our absence didn't cause too much turbulence in your life, or that you haven't abandoned us for good.
As a reward for those of you who never stopped believing, we've got lots of goodies in store. First up is that Associate Editor Paula Forbes has been [...]

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