Archive for April 2010

Zoom and Pan: Food, Inc.

Welcome to Zoom and Pan, Eat Me Daily's food n' film column. Each week, Soleil Ho of Heavy Table will tear apart a food-centric movie scene and, with luck, decipher the meaning behind all the food porn. This week: Fast Food Nation
When Food, Inc. (buy it) was released in 2009, it seemed to be an [...]


Above, a design for a t-shirt for those who like their tea on the exotic side, from Etsy seller smilingsquid.
According to Eater, " The Huffington Post will launch a major food site on Monday complete with videos, interviews, and the like."
New Orleans chef John Besh has two new shows in the works, one on PBS [...]

Top of the Food Chain: Sirloin

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 [...]

ReadyMade's 2010 Food Section ADHD Edition

Craft/DIY magazine, ReadyMade, has finally come out with its first-ever special food section. And — surprise! — it is chock full of ridiculous project-recipes, such as cultivating your own honey and fermenting your own apple cider vinegar for honey-vinegar braised chicken, or foraging for wild greens for a salad.
ReadyMade is its own kind [...]

'Jerky George Jolicoeur' by Lauri Apple [food art]

Chicago artist Lauri Apple, who has graced this site with her bizarre food art before, has given us another odd drawing. This time her subject is George Jolicur, a 600-pound Florida man who was deemed too fat to be put in jail. Jolicur was arrested after a local shop keeper discovered he was stealing [...]

Interview with Shut Up, Foodies

Since its debut a mere three weeks ago, the blog Shut Up, Foodies has received a lot of attention from those in the food world who can laugh at themselves. At once satirical and serious, Shut Up, Foodies seeks to point out the areas in which food snobs are hypocritical, self-righteous, and just plain ridiculous. [...]

Linksplodge 4/2/10

Above: a cake pan shaped like sandwich bread. Not quite sure how this is different from baking cake in a bread pan, but we are intrigued by cake PBJs. [via Incredible Things]
Edible crayons that actually write from Luxirare. Click through for a pretty neat photo essay. [via Urban Grocery]
A family in the UK owns a [...]

Johnny Carson and Dom DeLuise Egg Fight [video]

In honor of Sunday's holiday, we thought we'd share a video that would delight both vigilant observers and those who couldn't care less. In this video, a very young Dom DeLuise goes on The Tonight Show to perform a magic trick involving eggs. Turns out, the yolk's on him. (Sorry, we had to.) Video below.

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