Elegantissima, a new book published by Princeton Architectural Press, collects the work of artist and graphic designer Louise Fili, whose vintage-inspired designs for food packaging, labels, and restaurant menus should be instantly recognizable to food lovers.
One of my favorites is this label for Tratturi Primitivo wine, which uses the shape of Puglia's conical trulli houses as a background pattern against the art deco typography.
The book brings together beautiful color illustrations of her work along with personal reflections about how she went about designing some of her most notable creations.
A Tokyo restaurant called Fresh Pasta Monster is serving a "Shaved Ice Fresh Pasta" for a limited time to beat the summer heat. The dish is comprised of fresh pasta topped with frozen tomato sauce.
A Freedom of Information Act request has been filed demanding the White House disclose the recipe of the "President’s Honey Ale."