“Drizzled in mumbo sauce”

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The Spread Eagle Burger is an ode to the District of Columbia. HTTR!

“If You Don’t Know How to Do Something, You Better Say “I don’t know how to do something””

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David Chang talks about almost cutting part of his finger off during his first and biggest failure in the kitchen. Just goes to show that everyone has to start somewhere.

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Artist Eats: Nick Thomm

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For this installment of “Artist Eats,” we asked Nick Thomm to share his favorite place to eat. Nick is an artist, designer and director who lives and works between New York and Melbourne.
 
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“In NYC, my favorite spot is Yakinuku West in East Village. It’s this rad Japanese BBQ place, and the Dinner Set is the deal. Inside it has traditional seating on the floor. Perfect spot to hang/get drunk with friends.
 

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Produce of the Universe

Leave it to the Sucklord to create action figures that Michelle Obama might actually co-sign. Starting today, The Super Sucklord opens up Suckhole 3, a pop-up showroom in East Chinatown, NYC, where these figurines and a whole lot of other cool stuff will be available. Email for an appointment here: Store@suckadelic.com and if you can’t make it, a lot of the work is available for purchase online.

Peeper Ale

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This bottle conditioned, dry, hoppy American ale from Maine Brewing Company is a good one to have in the fridge when you’re looking for a beer to linger on.

The Burryman

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The key figure in the annual Burryman’s Parade, which takes place on the second Friday of August, in South Queensferry, Scotland. Tradition has it that a local man is covered from head to toe in burrs that he has collected, and paraded along a seven-mile route with stops at pubs, factories, and official’s houses. During each pause, the Burryman is given whisky to drink through a straw, and money, as tradition states “that he will bring good luck to the town if they give him whisky and money, and that bad luck will result if the custom is discontinued.” This year the festival was “ground to a halt” when the Burryman got a burr in his eye. Luckily, all that whisky helped ease his pain, but who knows about the luck of the town?

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How Did These Escape Our Periphery for So Long?

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Grilled Banana Boats with Peanut Butter, Chocolate, and Marshmallows

The Tree of 40 Fruits

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By grafting together branches from various stone fruit trees, Syracuse University art professor and artist Sam Van Aken has, over the course of 9 years, created a unique tree that produces over 40 different types of stone fruits including heirloom peaches, plums, apricots, nectarines, cherries, and almonds.

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Artist Eats: Erik Mark Sandberg

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For this installment of “Artist Eats,” we asked Erik Mark Sandberg to share his favorite place to eat. Erik is an artist based in Los Angeles, whose “Hairy Children” series we are particularly fond of. He is currently working on a new body of work, which will be exhibited at Segal Projects in 2015.
 
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“One of my favorite places to venture out and grab some nourishment during downtime is The Black Cat on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles, or Silver Lake to be exact. It’s in the neighborhood of the studio and has a chill tailored atmosphere for lunch or a night out. Los Angeles has a lot of unique pockets and Silver Lake richly nurtures its creative residents. This establishment is located in Sunset Junction across the street from Intelligencia coffee and Café Stella, which are both excellent refueling stops as well.
 

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Because It’s Thursday, Clyde May’s is a Great Whiskey, and Any Cocktail with Ginger is a Winner

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The Bonnie Lad
 
Ingredients:

2 oz Clyde May’s Whiskey
.75 oz Ginger Syrup
.75 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
1 slice fresh ginger
 
Preparation

Pour Clyde May’s over ice and add in the ginger syrup and fresh lemon juice. Stir well, and garnish with the slice of ginger.
 

Lunchtime Laughter

Bill Cosby: Chocolate Cake for Breakfast

For the Fatty On-The-Go

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A “Jar Pie” is exactly what it sounds like. Featuring one serving of pie, plus a spoon, it’s the perfect snack for those cursed with an incurable sweet tooth. This one above is “layered with a short bread crust with Toffee, Candied Pecans, topped with a moist layer of Banana Cake soaked in a light Amaretto Syrup.” Scoop it up.

Lunchtime Laughter

Jim Gaffigan on Kale

“Summer in a Bowl”

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This flower soup at Box Kite in the East Village looks ridiculous. According to the restaurant’s instagram, it’s “a cocktail of fermented tomato & dashi, burpless cucumber, flowers and beach peas.”

photo by Bradley Hawks

Artist Eats: Lauren DiCioccio

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For this installment of “Artist Eats,” we asked Lauren DiCioccio to share her favorite place to eat. Lauren is an artist based in the Bay Area, who creates installations, objects and paintings that investigate the “tangible beauty of commonplace mass-produced objects.” We are particularly fond of her embroidered newspapers, and are looking forward to her exhibition at Jack Fischer Gallery in S.F. in September. Continue reading for her answer.
 

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Saturday Morning Fatty

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Cream Cheese-Filled Banana Bread

On the Odd Chance That You’ve Wanted to Say “Oui, Matey”

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The French Pirate
 
Ingredients

3/4 oz Triple Sec
3/4 oz Mount Gay Rum
Champagne
 
Preparation

Pour the triple sec and rum into a Champagne flute.

Fill said flute up with champagne.

If desired, add an orange peel as garnish.

Enjoy.
 

How Baseball Brought Drip Coffee Makers into American Homes

It was Joltin’ Joe Dimaggio who put Mr. Coffee on the map.

via, doobybrain

This Could Open Up a Whole New Dangerous World

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Reebok Bacon is “uncured and contains no nitrates, preservatives, MSG, or sweeteners.” Next up, Nike Trail Mix… then followed by adidas wurst. Total Engineering for a Better You. The future is full of branded opportunities.

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