Back in November, Carl Warner (responsible for many of the foodscape photographs you may have come across) was commissioned by the Good Food channel in the UK to make an edible version of the London skyline. The Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, the Tower Bridge, St Paul's Cathedral, and the Gherkin all get the [...]
The Wellcome Library in London announced that they've digitized and uploaded PDFs of its entire collection of 17th century cookbooks, aka "receipt (recipe) books." A quick glance at a few cookbooks reveals lovely hand-written (and somewhat difficult to read) recipes, with olde english spellings and, as expected, obscure names for ingredients and difficult to parse [...]
Currently on display at the South London Gallery (website) is Flooded McDonald's, a new film work by Danish collective Superflex. In the film, a McDonald's restaurant slowly floods with water, "furniture is lifted up by the water, trays of food and drinks start to float around, electrics short circuit and eventually the space becomes completely [...]
We're really digging the London Shop Fronts tumblog.
The New York Times' The Moment blog has a writeup on the Zaha Hadid-designed bar and lounge at the Home House, a private members club in London, England. Since it's a private club, you’ll need to be invited by a member, or become one for a paltry $2,250 a year.
Well, crap — this show ended yesterday (November 8th, 2008). But here are some prints from Splatter, an exhibition by jCauty&SON at The Aquarium in London, England. (A little context: The Aquarium has also shown work by Banksy.) Splatter is a "multimedia assault and cartoon gift shop," exploring "the plausible impossibility of death in the [...]