Category Archives: hunger pangs

nipples of venus

A scene from one of my favorite movies, Amadeus, where Salieri tries to coax Constanza into leaving some of her husband’s original sheet music with an offering of Capezzoli di Venere (Nipples of Venus), or brandied chestnut pralines.  I’ve always … Continue reading

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mad knife skills | eat drink man woman

One of my favorite movie intros.  I envy those cleaver skills!

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sx-70

Pands has some excellent vintage toys, like walkie-talkies and this here Polaroid SX-70 Land Camera, the first camera to take integral instant film. I adore this thing. Everytime I see it, I marvel at its gorgeous design and, of course, … Continue reading

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jiro is my hero

I cannot wait to see Jiro Dreams of Sushi.  Doesn’t this movie look absolutely exquisite??

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eat move learn

3 guys, 44 days, 11 countries, 18 flights, 38 thousand miles, an exploding volcano, 2 cameras and almost a terabyte of footage… all to turn 3 ambitious linear concepts based on movement, learning and food ….into 3 beautiful and hopefully … Continue reading

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white haute macarons | theurel and thomas, mexico

(via Anagrama) Theurel & Thomas shop.  Maison du macaron, Mexico.

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mondrian cake | blue bottle

(via Edible Selby | T Magazine) I want a slice!!!

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nasi bungkus

Nasi Bungkus from Simpang Asia, Culver City.  Wrapped & unwrapped (pictured above). Spooning it in at Kiki Novi.  Gili Trawangan, Indonesia. The real deal. My favorite meal in Indonesia. Nasi bungkus means “wrapped rice,” and it’s popular Indonesian dish that … Continue reading

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LA’s best fried chicken sandos

(via SeriousEats) My very first blog post featured a chicken sando from Son of a Gun.  Check out this slideshow of the 8 best in LA!

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sail away, sail away, sail away

(via Rhizome) I had my first sailing lesson last month, and I’ve been dying to get back out on the water ever since.  If only I had more time.  Summer.  Definitely summer…

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