These wildly creative examples of artfully augmented food (that anybody can make, provided they got Michelangelo's sculpture skills and nearly limitless free time) can be then displayed in upscale New York art galleries (until they go bad) and bring their creators untold riches and client commissions. So then - who needs to eat boring food ever again?
3. Make a cute little plane out of your fish (just don't launch it inside the restaurant) -
4. Play with your omelet until it becomes a little scary to eat it:
5. Can your preserves... with a twist:
Foodscapes of the Mountain Loaves and the Salmon Sea
Painting landscapes is so passe, this has been done since the beginning of art. Foodscapes are much more unique, and can be blown to billboard size to advertise your local fast food chain. Actually, the art of Carl Warner is notably classier than any fast food chain can ever afford to be - these are French and Italian cuisine paradise destinations (click to enlarge):
If you look closely, you'll notice that this sea is made of strips of salmon:
Don't forget to populate your foodscapes with tiny figures... We wrote about Pierre Javelle & Akiko Ida in our Strange Food Special, but since then they had some updates: here is a busy-looking "Nutcracker" -
Spending an inordinate amount of time on the road? Why, then you need this - a flavorful assortment of sausages... wait, it seems that it would need some refrigeration - not to go spectacularly bad. Oops.
The act of preparing food can lead to psychedelic and enlightening experiences, especially if you use the wacky appliances listed below, and keep your eye open for the weird occurrences, such as this optical illusion (this is NOT Photoshop!) -
Not Photoshop, just strategically places couple of sticks and beer caps. Any stove can be a happy stove, if you only let it.
Buster Keaton (with his trademark wink) enjoys his pint, while the poster on the wall proclaims:
Interestingly, it states "NO!" in the Soviet poster part on the left, while Dmitry Medvedev happily says "YES!" on the right). Practice moderation and know when to stop (hopefully before you start to see drunk angels hanging around your drink) -
"Cappuccino, which is an Italian word meaning "coffee for people who watch art films," has grown increasingly popular in the U.S. thanks to Starbucks, Friends, and our nation's endless need for new and different caffeine delivery mechanisms. Where once only high-class Italian bistros and beat poet-infested coffee houses would serve you a frothy mug of steamed milk and espresso goodness, the average convenience store will now sell you a product they can somehow legally call Cappuccino. Truly, this is a halcyon era!
Our friends at Food Rants has come up with a nutty video, celebrating National Cappuccino Day. This is a cautionary tale of dreams lost, illusions shattered, and wives annoyed. Watch at your peril. - Click Here
This is not a paper cup! Check out this ceramic coffee cup here:
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