Frank Fashion

Kobayashi

Japanese competitive eater Takeru Kobayashi will be defending his title at Nathan’s annual hot-dog eating contest on July 4th. Kobayashi fans can show their support with Kobayashi T-Shirts that retool Nathan's and Bob's Big Boy logos in favor of the frankfurter-eating champ. $22 at kfordiet.com. [via Japan Probe]

Listed by Josh Friedland on Jun 25, 2007 in Culinary Couture | Link | Comments (10) | add to del.icio.us | Digg this story | Email this post

Sole of a Chef

Crocs

Fashion victim (and chef) Mario Batali has partnered with Crocs to launch a new Bistro model featuring "a thicker metatarsal area to help protect the top of the foot, as well as a supportive arch and foot bed circulation nubs to ensure all-day comfort." They can be sterilized in clean water and bleach, or just toss them in the dishwasher like Mario does. The special edition clogs, due out in late Summer 2007, will retail for $39.99.

Listed by Josh Friedland on May 18, 2007 in Culinary Couture | Link | Comments (2) | add to del.icio.us | Digg this story | Email this post

Mobile Mayo

Kewpiemayonnaisecellphonetoy It turns out that Pocky cell phone accessories are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to gastronomical accessorizing. Show your culinary street cred with this super-sized Kewpie Mayonnaise Cel Phone "Mascot" inspired by the MSG-powered Japanese mayo that culinary it boy David Chang calls "the best mayonnaise in the world." $11.95 at StrapYa.com.

Listed by Josh Friedland on Feb 6, 2007 in Culinary Couture | Link | Comments (1) | add to del.icio.us | Digg this story | Email this post

Pocky Pride

Pocky Fans of Pocky, the Japanese chocolate-dipped snack, can now wear their alimentary allegiance with a Pocky Cellphone Strap. The device, which doubles as a key ring "mascot," plays the official Pocky theme song and comes in all 10 Pocky flavors (including Men's Pocky, the world's only gendered snack). $4.37 at strapya-world.com. [via Gizmodo]

Listed by Josh Friedland on Jan 19, 2007 in Culinary Couture | Link | Comments (2) | add to del.icio.us | Digg this story | Email this post

Sandwich Style

BltringForget diamonds. Nothing says true love like a BLT sandwich... that your lady can wear on her fingers. The BLT Ring is composed of five individual rings -- a bacon ring, a tomato ring, a lettuce ring, and two bread rings -- that stack together to form a sterling silver BLT sandwich. $150 at The Grateful Palate.

Listed by Josh Friedland on Oct 18, 2006 in Culinary Couture | Link | Comments (1) | add to del.icio.us | Digg this story | Email this post

Egg-cessories

Eggcosies

From plush meats to felted donuts, is there any food that can resist the craft movement's sewing machines and knitting needles? Even eggs are helpless against the onslaught of cute, for these striped and polka-dotted egg cosies, made in Scotland of 100% lambswool, will keep your boiled eggs warm and in style. £8.50 (approx. $15.89) each in Amoroso (pink) or Hydra (blue) at Papa Stour.

Listed by Josh Friedland on Sep 13, 2006 in Culinary Couture | Link | Comments (0) | add to del.icio.us | Digg this story | Email this post

Pork Pride

Porkshirt

Follow the lead of I Heart Bacon and Bacon Unwrapped and embrace your preference for pig by wearing a vintage Corner Cut Pork T-shirt. If it’s too much pork, Café Press also offers tees, sweatshirts, bags and aprons with other selections of meat and potatoes, including wafer cut fries, wild duck, and mutton. Prices range from $9 for a kid’s tee to $29 for a sweatshirt on Café Press.

Listed by Melissa McCart on Jun 30, 2006 in Culinary Couture | Link | Comments (1) | add to del.icio.us | Digg this story | Email this post

Tie One On

bonappetittie

Skip buying dad a silk tie for Father's Day this year and consider instead the Bon Appétit Tie from French design outfit Atypyk. The washable linen-cotton necktie is made completely out of dish towel, so it makes a fashion statement at the office as well as in the kitchen. $27.64 at the Atypyk e-shop.

Listed by Josh Friedland on Jun 12, 2006 in Culinary Couture | Link | Comments (1) | add to del.icio.us | Digg this story | Email this post

Bow to Bruni

Brunishirt

Even if you haven’t taken a cross-country fast food odyssey or eaten out with friends who pack their own gourmet salt, you can show your Frank Bruni spirit with an "I am Frank Bruni" t-shirt, designed by tastingmenu.com. If you’d rather not wear your statement like a foodie superhero, you can order it on a messenger bag instead. Prices range from $21 for a t-shirt to $25 for a messenger bag at Cafe Press.

Listed by Melissa McCart on Jun 9, 2006 in Culinary Couture | Link | Comments (2) | add to del.icio.us | Digg this story | Email this post