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2010 Cochon 555, New York: Fatty Cue was Robbed

Butcher Tom Mylan's tools atop his handiwork. Photograph: Adam Robb / Eat Me Daily
Two days before the official opening of Zak Pelaccio's long-anticipated Malaysian barbecue joint Fatty Cue, his restaurant was robbed.
As the sun set over Pier 60 in Manhattan last night, hundreds of well-fed revelers washed down heritage pork with Averna Juleps, picked [...]

Porky Perfection: Lard Caramels from Chris Cosentino and Humphry Slocombe's Jake Godby

Photograph by Cammie Nguyen/Eat Me Daily
What do you get when you replace butter with lard in a caramel? Humphry Slocombe Boccolone lard caramels, an unlikely marriage of pork byproduct and candy, offering melty, meaty sweetness that blows the mind. So decadent, Chris Cosentino recommends you enjoy them in private, “so not everyone sees your ‘Oh’ [...]

Jon Stewart on Lab-Grown Meat

First equating it with the invention of fire or space travel, when Jon Stewart finds out where lab-grown meat actually comes from, he changes his mind a bit: "Yes, to be clear, the meat, while totally great, is not yet good enough for sausage. It is five years away from being anus-grade pork. God knows [...]

Scientists Bioengineer Pork Meat in a Laboratory

Source image by Kent Wang.
Backed by a sausage manufacturer and the Dutch government, scientists in the Netherlands have successfully grown artificial pork meat in the laboratory for the first time, reports the Times Online. Using cells extracted from the muscles of a live pig, which were then incubated in a nutrient-rich solution, the cells were [...]

Pork Meets Ska in 'Fun With Pork' from Rather Good [video]

Videos from Rather Good are always delightfully bizarre, and their latest, "Fun With Pork," a ska-based paen to all things pork, is no exception.

Sound-Activated Dancing Pork Chop [video]

From Joan Healy comes this video of a sound-activated dancing pork chop. Similar to those animatronic dancing Santas, in this case "dancing" might be a generous term — it's more of a jerky, mechanical squirming. But either way, it's a totally bizarre art piece displaying a Frankenstein-like reanimation of a slab of meat, responding quite [...]

Offal of the Week: Trotters

Photo by Ryan Adams
Every Friday, we bring you Offal of the Week: an up-close and personal look at one of the less-familiar parts of the animal. Delivered fresh by Ryan Adams of the blog Nose to Tail at Home, we highlight a different cut of meat that you've always wanted to make, but were afraid [...]

Men's Health Chef/Pigsplosion

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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 [...]

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