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AM Linksplodge 11/18/09

Above: From The Huffington Post: The "Fat Map," per capita calorie consumption on a nation by nation basis, compiled and produced by the World Food Program in 2006 but never released until now. It "shows where the world's calories go. Nations grow or shrink based on how much the average person eats."
The Awl: Stop Being [...]

Linksplodge 11/17/09

Above: The cover of a 1926 Jell-O booklet.
What's it like trying to shop for groceries when Top Chef Masters is being filmed in your local Whole Foods? According to Matthew Segal of LA Mag, not so fun.
Chipotle is opening a store in London, but apparently burritos are a hot new thing in the UK: Oliver [...]

AM Linksplodge 11/17/09

Paho Mann, "Re-inhabited Circle K: Carniceria Cuerrero," Phoenix, AZ, 2006. Via

Above, from Paho Mann's "Re-inhabited Circle Ks" photo series. [via mefi]
The AV Club interviews Jonathan-Safran-Foer.
NYT Science section on Nathan Myhrvold's epic cookbook project that has a staff of fifteen working on it: "Originally planned as a 300-page discussion of sous vide... the book has [...]

Linksplodge 11/16/09

Pictograms for Fine Cooking magazine by Stefan Dziallas, who works under the name iconwerk. [via KN]
Say hello to Gastrobuzz from Josh Friedland of The Food Section, a site that "aggregates the Twitter accounts of leading chefs, food journalists, authors, and food bloggers."
wowOwow: Julia Reed interviews book editor Jason Epstein. Tackles working with Judith Jones, on [...]

AM Linksplodge 11/16/09

Above, the history of Coca Cola bottles. via Pixdaus.
In Lyon, France, David Lebovitz received cheese in leiu of change from a bus driver.
McSweeney's: Reviews of new food. On 100-calorie cookies: "It's similar in consistency to sand, but it doesn't remind me of days spent languorously watching waves lap the shore. Rather, it reminds me of [...]

Linksplodge 11/13/09

Above: Specialty doughnuts from Ocean City, MD's The Fractured Prune. [via UO]
Eater runs a piece that was destined for Gourmet: Speed Dating For Farmers & Chefs by Louise McCready.
Cakespy: A List of Pastries and Desserts Named After People
The Ithaa at The Hilton of the Maldives is the world's first and only underwater restaurant. [via Urlesque]

AM Linksplodge 11/13/09

Above, from a 2008 issue of Vogue Italia, by Miles Aldridge [via Feature Shoot]
For a Channel 4 Christmas special in the UK, Heston Blumenthal is to serve up whale vomit (aka ambergris, it can cost up to £10,000 per kilo). [via Coldmud]
Infographic: 15 Things Worth Knowing About Coffee.
In the UK, middle class people are shoplifting [...]

Linksplodge 11/12/09

Above, Douwe Egberts coffee cups for people who just aren't quite sure what they want to talk about.
The universe didn't implode when Rachael Ray and Martha Stewart were in the same kitchen for the first time ever.
More on "meh" and other Sifton-isms from Frodnesor.
Gotham Girl wants Frank Bruni to keep reviewing restaurants as his own [...]

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