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Friday, April 23, 2010

Sheep-Pig and Other Odds and Ends

Posted By on Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 3:42 PM

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Surely you know of the sheep-pig? I learned of this fabulous creature earlier this week via The Awl.

When my coworker first saw sheep-pig, he thought exactly the same thing I did: "Looks delicious." (Yep, I'm a vegetarian, but I'd definitely considering eating a sheep-pig.)

As for the other food items, I've got rattling around ...

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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Culinary Tourism Map

Posted By on Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 9:06 PM

4a8c/1248920484-culinarymap.jpgSpotted in the summer edition of Edible Memphis: Paul Knipple's profile of Clark and Juanita Shaw of the Old Country Store at Casey Jones Village in Jackson, Tennessee.

The Shaws created a West Tennessee Culinary Tourism Map, featuring more than 100 locally owned restaurants in the area. (Memphians, don't get mad. They didn't have any enough space to include Shelby County.) The map is in PDF form and can be downloaded for printing.

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Free Ice Cream for Facebookers

Posted By on Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 7:49 PM

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Came upon this tidbit while reading Andria Lisle's Our Summer of Magical Eating post on her efforts to save money on grocery shopping.

One of the links she includes is to the blog Affluent Pauper, which includes information on a Starbucks ice cream giveaway for those on Facebook.

(Image: starbucks.com)

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Cupcake Job, and other news

Posted By on Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 1:44 PM

98c2/1246391918-cupcake.jpgImagine yourself in this exchange:

Whoever: So what do you do?

You: I work in an underground bakery making cupcakes.

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Monday, June 22, 2009

Blue Food

Posted By on Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 10:52 AM

George Carlin passed away one year ago today.

Here's a great bit "Where's the blue food?":

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