The sandwich was said to have invented by John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich in 1762 while he was playing cards and eating meat at the same time. He didn’t want to get his hands dirty, so he had the meat placed between two pieces of bread…and well, the rest is history. Back in
There’s serious food photography, and then there’s not so serious food photography. More after the jump. Below are a few of my favorites.
Korean restaurant’s live Octopus dish has animal rights activists squirming – It’s like having a party inside of your mouth. Tom Colicchio is named 2010 top chef – I knew this guy was good, but to be named top chef? He must be really good! Might be time to try out this Craft establishments. These
While Ackee and Saltfish might sound like some dynamic crime fighting duo from the 70’s, it’s actually a traditional Jamaican dish, and globally recognized as the country’s national dish. My coworker shared some of her Aunt Rose’s fantastic home-made Jamaican cooking with me again, and I couldn’t wait to bring it home to try out.
Regular hot dogs, I’m not much of a fan. Gourmet hot dogs on the other hand, count me in. My trip to Hot Doug’s last season showed me the great eats that Chicago has to offer, and makes me wonder why I never took the opportunity to visit the city years ago. Well, I’m a
Baseball season is underway, which means the percentage of hot dog consumption is going way up. While the hot dog just might be America’s most popular form of mystery meat, there’s also mystery surrounding how it’s made. I’m not a fan of hot dogs, although I admit a Chicago style hot dog at 12am is
If you own a stainless steel pots and pans set, good chances are, they look nothing like when they first came out of the box, no matter how well they’re taken care of. The discoloration, staining, scratches, and burn marks might pass for battle scars from the stove, but they should be removed or minimized
Food Photography God Steven Hamilton gives us a behind the scenes glimpse on food photography. You’ve most likely seen Steven’s work in one form or another, either in magazines or on Top Chef. You think food photography is as simple as pointing and shooting? Think again. Take a look at the equipment and the direction
The Avocado. Vegetable or fruit? Good fat or bad fat? Well, one thing’s for sure, its delicious. Plentiful and available season round, the avocado has gotten much attention, yet many people are unsure what to do with it once they bring one home. The most common method in preparing one is to slice it in