The Summer Fruit poster features drawings of stone fruits and berries, while the Winter Fruit poster features citrus varieties, pomegranate, and pear. "I love eating seasonally," says Nereim. "And hope to encourage people to remember what's being harvested (and is therefore most delicious)!"
The posters are hand-screen-printed, signed and numbered (19x25", editions of 270) on recycled cover-stock paper.
$50 each at Claire Nereim's etsy shop.
"If I see another picture of a vineyard or pruning shears, or a wine map that looks like a hiking map, I might lose it," Gissen told wine blogger Dr. Vino about his inspiration for creating the innovative map. "I believe that French wine (like all EU wine) was born in and through villages, towns and cities. From my perspective it’s completely urban. I want to make some artifacts that express my point of view. The map is the first of these."
The map is 18 x 24 inches and printed on heavyweight acid-free matte paper. $24.95 at De Long Wine Discovery Tools.
At The Morning News, a roundtable on the art of food photography and styling.
From the Lucy Loves This etsy shop comes American Gastronomy, a typographic interpretation of American foodways, from California avocados to Maine lobster.
£22.00 (approximately $37.05) at Lucy Loves This.
Food graphic novels are big. There's the hit Japanese wine manga Kami no Shizuku ("The Drops of God"), the upcoming comic cookbook from Dirt Candy chef/owner Amanda Cohen, and the much-anticpated Anthony Bourdain collaboration Get Jiro! Now comes news, according to Deadline Hollywood, that Showtime has bought a script for Chew, a "quirky half-hour cop show" based on John Layman and Rob Guillory’s comic series of the same name.Read More >
Reader Oskar Alegria sent in this short video he filmed which explores the parallels between architecture and cuisine at Le Dauphin, the new Paris resaturant designed by Rem Koolhaas and helmed by acclaimed chef Inaki Aizpitarte. The video is a part of a documentary about chef Aizpitarte. I have no idea what the French guys are talking about, but the images sure are beautiful.
Edible Geography points to this map, created by UC Berkeley student Danya Al-Saleh, which delineates bakeries in San Francisco's Mission district and how they overlap with with Norteño and Sureño gang territories (PDF).
According to Al-Saleh, "Cupcakes, gangs, violence, and sugar are perceived to exist in separate worlds. This dividing boundary is structurally reinforced, whether by the police, culinary reviews, or our education system.... Next time you bite into your cinammon horchata cupcake, reinterpret your surroundings."
The finalists range from "Choose Your Own Egg Adventure" (right), by food photographers Alice and Jared Zhao, to an IKEA-inspired instruction manual for making pho.
The winning design will be selected on April 4 by judges Wylie Dufresne, chef/owner of wd~50, and Design Observer's Jessica Helfand.
According to the Wall Street Journal, clothing made of food is taking off in culinary artistic circles.
Chefs Grant Achatz (of Chicago's Alinea) and Michael Laiskonis (pastry chef at Le Bernardin in New York City) share the sketches they create to conceptualize new dishes.