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'Food-Heavy' Hansel and Gretel at the Metropolitan Opera Leaves Us Hungry

Chefs of Hansel and Gretel. Photograph: Doug Quint / Eat Me Daily
A new production of Hansel and Gretel, sung in an English translation with production by Richard Jones, recently opened at the Metropolitan Opera in New York city. So we sent Doug Quint and Bryan Petroff, the guys behind New York City's infamous Big Gay [...]

NYC Department of Health Anti-Soda Video Is Truly Horrifying

The New York City Department of Health released the following commercial on YouTube, and it's one of the grossest things we've ever seen (and we see a lot). The print ads of human fat pouring out of bottles are nothing compared to this horrific display. Forget attempts to educate or encourage good behavior, no, the [...]

NYC Subway Car Full of Apples [video]

Here's a PSA for City Harvest in which a New York City subway train opens its doors and releases a few hundred thousand apples onto the platform (it's CGI, don't worry). It's supposed to serve as a reminder that food is wasted every day. Made by The Mill NY for Draftfcb New York. Shoot Online [...]

'Mealing' by Martí Guixé at Performa 09 [food art]

Photograph courtesy Constantin Boym.
Inspired by the 100th anniversary of the Futurist Manifesto, last Friday Martí Guixé introduced his food "meal-in-motion"/installation titled "Mealing" as part of Performa 09 in New York City. After being given the rules for this "relational banquet," guests received ceramic cups with edible "microsnacks" and printed action statements intending to prompt strangers [...]

Upcoming: Martí Guixé's 'Mealing' in New York City

As part of Performa 09, tomorrow, Saturday November 13th in New York City is designer and artist Martí Guixé's "performance and meal-in-motion" called "Mealing." Participants will be given ceramic glasses adorned with “edible microsnacks," plus instructions for eating them while "performing small gestures that will require each person to interact with their fellow diners." The [...]

Canstruction New York City 2009 [can sculptures, food art]

Canny Island, by FX Fowle / WSP Flack + Kurtz, 6,446 cans. Photograph: Raphael Brion / Eat Me Daily
Some people just can't stop playing with their food! Yesterday the 2009 New York City edition of Canstruction opened, featuring enormous structures built entirely out of cans of food by top architectural and engineering firms. Canstruction is [...]

The Confectionery Landscapes of Will Cotton's Art Comes to Life at Partners & Spade

Photograph: Adam Robb / Eat Me Daily
Yesterday was the first Sunday of Will Cotton's November residency at the New York City gallery-boutique Partners & Spade. Continuing for the next two Sundays (November 15th and 22nd), the artist will be baking and frosting cakes that serve as models in many of his paintings. Cotton literally [...]

Junk Food Industry Ad Decries NYC Nanny State

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The Center for Consumer Freedom, an advocacy group funded by food corporations, released this ad decrying the New York City Department of Health's attitude towards junk food by asking "When did the Big Apple become Big Brother?" It's largely in response to the New York City DOH's recent demonizing of sugary drinks by running [...]

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