Monthly Archives April 2008

lunch at silenth

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lunch at silenth, originally uploaded by iain_brklyn.

Bobolink cattle drive

These photos of the cows being moved at Bobolink bring back memories. I miss those cows. [via curdnerd]

Food sculpture

I think these fanciful food sculptures are real. [thanks, Nathan]

More pig butchering photos

A nice set of photos of another session of the pig butchering demo I attended a few weeks ago. I really meant to take nice picutres myself but, alas, I forgot my camera. [via kottke]

Advertising vs. Reality

A German site, Pundo3000, has done a very thorough (100 products) visual comparison of prepared food packaging photos vs. actual product photos. This American (or English language, at least) has stolen reposted most of the photos for easier consumption. Sure, we’ve all seen photos of how different a real Big Mac looks compared to its [...]

NYC Food Film Festival call for entries

The 2008 NYC Food Film Festival is looking for entries. Last year’s films sound interesting. I wonder if any of these are available from Netflix. I’m particularly interested in American Beer: A Bockumentary. I suppose I should really just buy a copy. [Thanks, Brock]
update: American Beer is indeed available on Netflix (albeit with a [...]

Rolling Stones Rice Crispies advert

Rolling Stones Rice Crispies advert from 1964

Fancy butter roundup

A nice roundup of fancy butters over at Miss Ginsu: The Food Blog. The winner? A French brand called Elle & Vire.

On dinner reservations and web development

I was going to write up a nice long post referencing these two Diner’s Journal posts, where Frank Bruni (head restaurant critic at the New York Times) discusses the online reservations system for Momofuku Ko. The comments on the second post are well worth the read and point to the fascinating intersection of web development [...]

New Yorker Reviews Egg

The New Yorker, in its typically weird way, reviews Williamsburg’s Egg – now open for dinner. While they like the chicken, they choose to complain about the cracks in the wall and the heating system and take snarky yet tame potshots at the wacky locals.