Image via nytimes.com, Illustration by Paul Sahre.
The above image of a decapitated pig went along with the New York Times Book Review's writeup of Jonathan Safran Foer's anti-carnivore polemic Eating Animals (Amazon). The caption reads "Illustration by Paul Sahre" but Joshua David Stein says that "a real pig's head was used." Anyone have a [...]
The June 2009 issue of Men's Health has a whole series of articles under the banner "Eat Like a Man" — notable pieces include a "13 Places to Eat Before You Die" piece by Anthony Bourdain (St. John, el Bulli, French Laundry, Per Se, Le Bernardin, Katz's, etc) which isn't online, and a scare [...]
Here's the commercial for White Castle's BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders featuring a stripper / burlesque dancer dressed in a pig costume that gets doused in barbecue sauce from above as part of the dance routine.
This commercial is kind of a surprising display, referencing plushophilia or furry fetishes as well as wet and messy fetishism [...]
The latest issue of Meatpaper hit the shelves recently, and we're smitten. If you don’t yet know the magazine, you should: it’s a print job run out of San Francisco that's "more about metaphors than recipes," with a mission to focus on the socio-cultural importance of food and eating habits. This quarter's edition, #7, is [...]
The latest episode of Heston's Feasts had Heston Blumenthal mining the Roman era for recipes—one of the dishes from this episode was the Trojan Hog: a whole pig cooked sous vide in a hot tub, spit-roasted, brought whole to the table, and then sliced open so that sausages mimicking intestines fall out.
A little pompously, Blumenthal [...]
Photograph by Ryan Adams of Nose to Tail at Home
In his quest to cook all of the recipes from Fergus Henderson's The Whole Beast: Nose to Tail Eating, Ryan Adams made Pig’s Cheek And Tongue. He writes:
Now, I don’t know if you’ve ever had to deal with a whole boiled hogs head. Let me [...]
A little over a year ago, The New York Times reported on a curious phenomenon. Workers at a Hormel-affiliated pork processing plant in Austin, Minnesota were developing a mysterious neurological symptoms — fatigue, numb legs, pain, and difficulty walking — and no one knew why. The one thing all the patients had in common was [...]
From Boost Mobile's series of "Unwronged" commercials comes this one with pigs. Out at dinner, one of the pigs, eating ham, turns to the camera and says: "I like a nice ham. You think that's wrong? We're just enjoying the flavors of a fallen friend."
This falls under the genre of "suicide food," which is [...]