She couldn't have expected it. You see, for Ida Skivenes it started off simply. She didn't start posting photos on Instagram to gain thousands of followers or to become a widely popular food artist. Rather, in June 2012, she saw a photo on the Internet of two pieces of toast that looked like a bear and a fox and she…
Don't these miniature meals look good enough to eat? The handmade sculptures are the work of Israeli artist Shay Aaron who seems to have the perfected the art of clay food! In fact, he's even selling these mini treats on Etsy as jewelry! Care to have a croissant and coffee necklace or salmon sushi earrings? Talk about a…
Heading to Paris or Rome? Looking to spend some time in Asia? As any traveler will tell you, enjoying the local food is one of the greatest experiences one can have. Before you hit the road, we've put together a list of websites you'll want to check out that will guide you to the best restaurants around.
For this week's tips, we present to you six apps you're going to want to have if you believe you're the ultimate foodie. What qualifies as a foodie? If you're one of those people who daydreams about your last great meal, who believes eating is a treasured experience, or who looks forward to your next meal even before you've finished your last, then most likely you're a foodie or…
Originally commissioned for Sleek magazine's Food/Feed issue, these artistic photos combine three different elements that don't often go together - contorted figures, fashion and food. Photographer Bill Durgin found this series, called Figures & Wares, "quite challenging" because he needed to figure out how to make distorted and unrecognizable bodies mimic still life. In… Continue
Inka's post on What the World Eats made us truly appreciate how our cultural diversity plays into our food choices. Hamburg-based German photographer Oliver Schwarzwald delves specifically into our most important meal of the day with his series, "Breakfast." Here, he… Continue
Next time you're walking through your local grocery market, think of Carl Warner. His unbelievably meticulous food landsapes will put a smile on your face. Not just a photographer but a true artist, Warner takes vegetables, fruit, fish, meat and dairy and turns them into amazing scenes. One of his most recent creations is Garlicshire. Just as you imagined, Warner took… Continue
Bye bye generic fast food chain, hello modern mecca! As part of a plan to be revealed today in Amsterdam, the company will announce a massive effort to overhaul its 12,000 locations worldwide. Those bland tiles and tabletops are going to be traded in as Burger King looks to be more sit-down than drive-through. The concept, called 20/20, calls for a sleek interior…
Next time you have some guests over, bust out these chat plates and get ready for a few chuckles. Quirky and charming, these plates were designed to resemble conversation bubbles from manga, or Japanese comics. They were designed by Ikuko Nakazawa and are available at the… Continue
I absolutely love the creativity behind this "living poster" for a seafood restaurant, Fisch Franke. With the slogan, Fresh as Can Be, the Frankfurt restaurant created an aquarium like poster with live fish swimming inside. Who wouldn't stop and notice this? It's ingenious! Watch the video below.
Here's a pretty informative short film, made by Hellmann's/Best Foods, that explains to Canadians why they should eat local food. You can find out more about The Real Food Movement, here. We love how this short is informative yet fun to watch!
Next time you buy that sushi box, may you be reminded of this cute vinyl toy creation designed by Andrew Bell. The little blue guy is going to make his debut at Comic Con in San Diego this July, so make sure you grab him and give him a good home if you're going. Vinyl toys are fun to look at...especially when they make you feel giggly (and then…
If you haven't checked out Michael Mina's beautiful restaurant, XIV in West Hollywood, now is the time. The Philippe Starck-designed restaurant is now offering happy hour with cocktails, appetizers and even valet parking for a reasonable $6. Appetizers include Kobe beef slider burgers, lobster corn dogs and truffle oil popcorn.
Is it just me or does this frog have hidden skills? Afraid that his precious legs are going to be tonight's dinner, this brave and talented frog shows us just how handy he is in the kitchen! Lucky you. Your life is spared!
In case you haven't heard by now, the queen of all media, Oprah, has teamed up with KFC in giving you a printable coupon for an absolutely free two-piece grilled chicken meal. That's two pieces of grilled chicken, two individual sides and a biscuit!
In order to print the coupon, you've got to download something called the Coupon Printer. It's a simple… Continue
Loving these postcards coming out of agency Mr.H for client Harvey Nichols. These food celebrity postcards will go on sale for £4.95 a pack in both a boys and girls version in the Harvey Nichols Foodmarket later this week.
Travel + Leisure recently put out its list of the top fifty best new U.S. restaurants. What's great about this list is that T+L thought about our current economic state and so put together a list that's more suited for real… Continue