Be careful if you plan on visiting China over the holidays, and eating the street food! News stories are popping up that some street vendors are recycling waste into cooking oil! YIKES!!! Check out the video for the ultimate stomach churning lesson in frugality.
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Talk about taking it to extremes. The Tongue Patch Diet was launched in 2009 by a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon named Nikolas Chugay. He sews on a little patch with six sutures and it costs you $2k. The pain is apparently so severe it forces them to stick to his 800-calorie liquid diet. Smart, eh? No thanks, I will stay fat.
Although this product by designer Chris Godfrey is not yet stocked on the shelves at your local supermarket, it’s really just a matter of time and patent before it is. It may look like a candle, but it’s a tasty compact dinner with all the fixin’s. We’re salivating just looking at the list of contents. Can you name all the layers before reading what they are under the photo?
Selection of local cheeses with sourdough bread
Pickled kobe beef with charred strawberry
Ricotta ravioli with a soft egg yolk
Shiitake mushroom topped with filled peppers
Halibut poached in truffle butter in a coconut crepe
Risotto foraged ramps, prosciutto and fresh parmesan
French onion soup with fresh thyme and gruyere cheese
Roast pork belly and celeriac root puree
Palate cleanser, pear ginger juice
Rib eye steak with grilled mustard greens
Crack pie with milk ice cream on a vanilla tuile
French canele with a malt barley and hazelnut latte
From de zeen: “Designed in response to the current economic climate, the decorative or unnecessary elements of the furniture can be eaten until all that’s left is what’s needed for basic functionality. Lanzavecchia + Wai used a range of food types to build up each item around its pared-down black iron version. From top: A hard candy coffee table has a top made from a huge hard-boiled sweet that leaves one saucer at the end of each leg after it has been nibbled away; twenty-four kilograms of white chocolate was formed around a stool to create the chocolate chair; rice bricks glued together with starch form a backrest for a bench, draped with a cotton quilt full of dried beans; and a table top baked into a cracker balances on stacked tins of corned beef, which can be removed as the table is munched to leave a simple tray. The pieces were shown as part of a series of food-based projects at the Padiglione Italia‘s Foodmade exhibition, located in the Ventura Lambrate district of Milan
Wieners jumble around in excited anticipation of participation in a weenie post. (via anxietyboner)