Category Archives: food

Heaven Hates Ham.

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Great typographical video narrated by Christopher Hitchens about the historical religious aversion to ham.

Yum, Inc.

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Yum, Inc.
Say hello to mechanically separated chicken. It’s what all fast-food chicken is made from—things like chicken nuggets and patties. Also, the processed frozen chicken in the stores is made from it. Basically, the entire chicken is smashed and pressed through a sieve—bones, eyes, guts, and all. it comes out looking like this. There’s more: because […]

Parkway POTUS

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Parkway POTUS
We were tickled to see that President Obama stopped in at one of our favorite lunch spots, Parkway Bakery & Tavern, while he was in town for the Katrina +5 anniversary. He apparently got the shrimp po-boy.

Revolutionary Grape.

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Revolutionary Grape.
My friend Tom Caestecker in Chicago recently wrote this piece about emerging wine trends for the examiner.com – check it out!

Square Coke Box.

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Square Coke Box.
Really neat packaging design concepts, apparently from a freshman student.  Good article here.

Chilean Deliciousness.

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Chilean Deliciousness.
My buddy Tom Caestecker is a Chicago-based wine reviewer – check out his latest column on Chilean reds here.  I just like hearing things described as “total fruit bombs”.  And what other wine review references the ‘sixth’ Rolling Stone?  Little Red Rooster, indeed.

Refill 2.0

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Refill 2.0
Allan at Vector Living sent me this illustration, figuring I’d appreciate it (being an absolute caffeine junkie). Love it.

Big Mac Buying Power.

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From a blurb in The Economist.  I don’t eat McDonald’s, but even if I did, I can’t imagine working for that long to afford one.

Exploding Drinks.

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Exploding Drinks.
From Wired How To. Freeze the Menthos into ice cubes and serve in Diet Cokes. Wait for melt, and BOOM. Nice.

Geo Consumption.

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Geo Consumption.
Fantastic infographic detailing consumer purchasing trends worldwide.  Disparity Incorporated.