Archive for April 2010

Wine, Spilled: Carménère

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Welcome to Wine, Spilled, a new weekly column in which EMD's Justine Sterling shares the myths, legends, tall tales, and short stories of the wine world, and recommends a couple bottles that won't break the bank. Today's wine: Carménère.
Say you’ve been invited to a dinner party. Being the polite, caring person that you are [...]

High Style at the Brooklyn Museum, Part 1 [food art]

The Andy Warhol Pinata before his beating. Photograph: Adam Robb / Eat Me Daily
Last night at the Brooklyn Museum the worlds of art, food and fashion united to celebrate High Style with a dinner curated by Jennifer Rubell, whose food-art installations have redefined benefit dinners. Below, we dish on who was there, what they did, [...]

The EMD Guide to Food from the 1950s: Timeline

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Food is usually categorized geographically, or culturally; cuisines are associated with nations or peoples. Here at Eat Me Daily we are dedicated to bringing you new and interesting ways of looking at what you eat, and thus we present our chronological guide to American gastronomy. Over the next several months, we'll look at the [...]

Evo Morales: Genetically Modified Foods Cause Homosexuality, Baldness

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Speaking at the World People's Conference on Climate Change in Cochabamba, Bolivia, Bolivian president Evo Morales declared his position on genetically modified foods; that is, that he believes they cause baldness and homosexuality in men. Though his announcement that "the chicken we eat is loaded with female hormones. So, when men eat it, they [...]

Trailer for Best Worst Movie [video]

Image: Sound on Sight
Last week, EMD's Soleil Ho examined the vegetarian horror-fantasy train wreck that is Troll 2 in her column Zoom and Pan. While we're not entirely sure we want to recommend watching Troll 2 — often referred to as the worst movie ever made — this documentary seems to be a safe bet. [...]

Top Of The Food Chain: Rump, Bottom Round

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 [...]

'Cake' Fashion Video [food art]

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Cake is a fashion video — a sort of long form commercial, but artier — directed by Stephen Blaise for Fly 16x9. The 20 minute long videos (which are cut from a 4 hour and 18 minute installation piece) feature models wearing designer clothing meticulously devouring entire cakes. The videos comment [...]

Natural History of the Kitchen: The Microwave

An early commercial microwave oven. Photograph: Keith Lamb
Welcome to a new column from EMD's Stephanie Butler: The Natural History of the Kitchen. Each week, Stephanie will explore the background of an appliance or gadget that helps make cooking what it is today. First up: The Microwave
It's the journeyman of the kitchen, the appliance loved by [...]

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