Grilled mochi s’mores. Thin honey whiteb sesame cracker. Black sesame ice...– /via SpecialDark - http://bit.ly/oEmY6q
Taiwanese popcorn chicken. Thai basil pesto mayo. Chili oil. #flavornote– /via SpecialDark - http://bit.ly/n2Jmey
Macapuno affogato. Dark chocolate macadamia clusters. #flavornote– /via SpecialDark - http://bit.ly/r4rmmk
Grilled Treviso radicchio. Soft boiled egg sous vide in anchovy oil - “tea...– /via SpecialDark - http://bit.ly/pJnz3H
One Year In. →
Interviews of restaurant owners after their one year anniversary. Study session. /via Eater
Do Cities Need Professional Food Critics? →
Restaurant critic Hanna Raskin, currently one of Seattle’s critics, says Portland doesn’t. Click link above to see back story. While I’d love to see the scathing reviews of some of my more deserving restaurant industry brothers and sisters removed, I have seen a very strong correlation between a positive review and an long-term increase in reservations. That being said, I feel...
Swedish meatball poutine. Pickled lingonberry and cucumber salad. Aleppo....– /via SpecialDark - http://bit.ly/nPs7lT
Neostitch Cross Stitch iPhone Case →
Herschell / Special*Dark’s comment - Cross stitch Protoman? That’d be cool Article follows below: We’ve featured quite a few different iPhone accessories here, each with its own unique characteristics, but I’ll have to say this is the first that merges a bit of traditional crafting and requires DIY hands-on user interaction. Reminding me of the Panier Perce bowls by designers...
1969 Dodge Chinook Mobile Juice and Cocktail Bar →
Herschell / Special*Dark’s comment - WOW SEXY! Article follows below: Portland-based design firm Von Tundra has just completed the conversion of a 1969 Dodge Chinook into a mobile juice and cocktail bar. Their client wanted something a little different to serve street food to the city’s public as well as host guests inside. It went from a bland old white truck to Sip Mobile Lodge, a...
In the public’s eye, Cook has become the Riker to Jobs’ Picard—and...– Ars Techica’s Jacqui Cheng on the Steve Jobs / Tim Cook transition. And that’s all I have to say about that.
Paella filled chimichanga. Colorado sauce. Lime sour cream. Dungeness....– /via SpecialDark - http://bit.ly/nAYxOE
At this very moment, we have the beautiful bounty of supple tomatoes and sweet...– /via SpecialDark - http://bit.ly/r6rFbA
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-8-21) →
Johnny Polygon (40) Dice (18) Jay-Z & Kanye West (6) Handsome Boy Modeling School (1) Dead Prez feat Johnny Polygon (1) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Lychee and sweet corn ice cream. Azuki bean paste at bottom, Drumstick style. ...– /via SpecialDark - http://bit.ly/qFYcVh
Only because it’s confusing as hell, but probably exists: Taiwanese-style...– /via SpecialDark - http://bit.ly/nBOTYi
So, You Think You Wanna Marry a Chef? →
So true. All of it.
At O'Hare Airport, Unused Land Is Going to the... →
Japan: first report of radioactive contamination... →
Herschell / Special*Dark’s comment - whoa. Article follows below: Agricultural inspectors in Japan’s Ibaraki Prefecture have detected small amounts of radioactive cesium in a sample of rice farmed in Hokota city, about 100 miles south of Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. The prefectural government posted readings here, says the rice is safe: 52 becquerels per kilogram, or 1/10 the...
Characteristics of a quality dried scallops: large, 100% intact, dark walnut...– /via SpecialDark - http://bit.ly/p4KbqF
Roasted duck breast lacquered in honey. Dao xiao mian, fermented black beans....– /via SpecialDark - http://bit.ly/nmctOK
Using salt instead of fire for beef tataki. #restaurantnote– /via SpecialDark - http://bit.ly/ozIklj
Most soy sauces cannot freeze due to sodium levels. What application would...– /via SpecialDark - http://bit.ly/qCiu7z
Yo Santa just a early heads up: this might be the first year I actually want...– /via SpecialDark - http://bit.ly/ow7BTm
Research suggest that a pig’s head yields 40% usable meat per pound total....– /via SpecialDark - http://bit.ly/qRE3t7
GRAMMAR JOKES ARE AWESOME:
The past, present, and future walk into a bar. It was tense. LMFAOOOO RE-BLOGGING BECAUSE OF THE GIF. OMG
Your work is going to fill a large part of your... →
Herschell / Special*Dark’s comment - AAAAAAAAMEN. Article follows below: Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. - Steve Jobs /via Google Reader
13-Year-Old Makes Solar Power Breakthrough by... →
Herschell / Special*Dark’s comment - Smart. Article follows below: While most 13-year-olds spend their free time playing video games or cruising Facebook, one 7th grader was trekking through the woods uncovering a mystery of science. After studying how trees branch in a very specific way, Aidan Dwyer created a solar cell tree that produces 20-50% more power than a uniform array of ...