All that Colombian artist Juana Medina needs to make these whimsical designs are a pen and a snack. The talented artist, who has received awards for her many wonderfully simple illustrations, likes to tell stories with her drawings. And, she certainly has a fun time with it. The artist says, "Most of my illustration work relies on very simple traces and economic—but expressive—use…
What does our food look like at a microscopic level? This is the kind of question that prompted San-Francisco photographer Caren Alpert to begin her impressive series entitled Terra Cibus. By sending off a wide variety of food ingredients to a lab in Arizona, she was able to find out the answer. There, a scanning…
Technically it's not still life if it's flying in mid-air, is it? Photographer Michael Crichton makes us believe in the magic of photography through his Flying Food series. Using professional lighting equipment and with a little help from Photoshop, he fantastically freezes everyday food - like a bologna sandwich.
"I personally couldn't imagine creating a flowing stream of mustard… Continue
If you're looking for a way to add a little of creativity to your everyday life, why not make a funny food face? Japan-born and based Sayaka Minemura has created a whole set dedicated to this idea called Breakfast Project. Watch as she transforms everything from pancakes and toast to Japanese… Continue
Although playing with food is one of those bad habits that is typically frowned upon, Alexander Crispin somehow found a way to make a living from it. Taking his trademark whimsical, "crispy clean" approach, the Stockholm-based photographer formed intricate food landscapes on dinner plates. According to his bio: "Alexander loves challenges and truly thrives when creating sets rich in… Continue
If Tim Burton owned a restaurant, we imagine it would look something like this. Located in London, HEL YES! is a temporary, gothic-styled pop-up restaurant and exhibition that features the best in Finnish food and design. Bridging the gap between the past and the present, Finland’s world class design houses Iittala and Artek have created exclusive customized furniture… Continue
Here in America, we eat what we want, whenever we want to, and our servings sizes are bigger than most other countries combined. In the following graphics, we examine the the average daily food Intake of some our favorite TV characters. Looks like they're right on par with the rest of us...…
Today I found these fancy fast food pictures. This is a smart way to prove the fact that brand names and designs have made an enormous impact on our decision of one's value. These McDonalds food look like food that came from a five stars restaurant!… Continue
Foodprint NYC is the first in a series of international conversations about food and the city. The free afternoon program will include designers, policy-makers, flavor scientists, culinary historians, food retailers, and others, for a wide-ranging discussion of New York’s food systems, past and present, as well as opportunities to transform its edible landscape through technology, architecture, legislation, and education.
Yesterday, I was finally able to see Jamie Oliver's winning TED talk in its entirety, and I can wholeheartedly say it's totally deserving of TED's $100,000 prize.
Jamie Oliver is transforming the way we feed ourselves, and our children. He has a passion for creating (and talking about) fresh, honest, delicious food. In this very persuasive talk, Oliver shares powerful stories from his anti-obesity project in Huntington, West Virginia, and makes the case for… Continue
Eating local, sustainable food is a message we’ve all heard by now. Its impact on the environment and our health is undeniable. Here is a great resource for those of us who want to eat well and don’t know where to look.
Wow this is a bad idea! Does this not seem like an old Saturday Night Live skit or what? It is also known as the "AutoExec WM-01 Wheelmate Steering Wheel Desk Tray". You can get yours at Amazon for the low price of $24.99 (Happy Meal Not… Continue
Playing with your food never looked so good! Funky Lunch was born out of the desire to turn an ordinary lunchtime sandwich into something a bit different. By distracting children from what they are actually eating, parents can encourage children to eat a healthier lunch. Yet another great example of turning something ordinary into extraordinary while still focusing on both… Continue
How much do we really know about the food we buy at our local supermarkets and serve to our families?
In Food, Inc., filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the veil on our nation's food industry, exposing the highly mechanized underbelly that has been hidden from the American consumer with the consent of our government's regulatory agencies, USDA and FDA. Our nation's food supply is now controlled by a handful of corporations that often put profit ahead of… Continue
A pretty sweet stop-motion video that resembles scenes from PES. Hardcuore created this video for the Brazilian juice brand, Do Bem. The stop-motion piece uses music from Joao Brasil and was directed by Breno Pineschi and Rafael… Continue
As an proud Angeleno, I love walking out of a nightclub and devouring bacon wrapped hotdogs or Korean tacos from the Kogi truck. Street food can sometimes be the best food, something we can all relate to, and that is… Continue
Do we have any Japanese food lovers in the house? The 9th Annual Japanese Food Festival will take place at the Kyoto Grand Hotel and Gardens in Downtown LA tomorrow from 11am-3pm. I've never been to this before, but looking at the pictures, this event has some serious potential. Tickets are $50 a pop.
According to the website, attendees will be able to… Continue
Sunday, October 26th Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu Hills will play host to Los Angeles Magazine's third annual "The Food Event: From the Vine", a culinary extravaganza featuring celebrity chefs, top restaurants, and this year's focus on California wines. I'm a big fan of Los Angeles Magazine but have never been to any of their events.… Continue
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