The Scottish Actress Kelly Macdonald on Eating Out, at Home. A Spirited Cheese Pairing Part 2. The Food Scene in East Nashville. Christopher Berkey for The New York Times Top row: habanero guacamole, a chicken taco and fried avocado taco, and chicken tortilla soup at Mas Tacos Por Favor; the restaurant's food truck; Olive & Sinclair chocolate.
Bottom row: relishes and peaches at the Nashville Farmers' Market; the open kitchen at The Catbird Seat. More Photos » Look for the signs: a fixed-gear bicycle shop, a coffee roaster run by fellows with scraggly beards, a bar with handmade bitters, food trucks and, perhaps, a paleta shop run by young women with advanced degrees. You Know You Want One: Personal Robots Not Ready For You Yet : All Tech Considered. Courtesy of Willow Garage/YouTube This video shows a PR2 robot programmed by designers at UC Berkeley working at six times its actual speed. It takes about six minutes for the robot to fold one towel.
Meet Jake. At 500 pounds, he stands 4 feet 4 four inches tall, with a spine that stretches another foot. He has white urethane skin, a flat head sporting an array of camera lenses, and a laser scanner in his throat. NeverSeconds. Cheese Cupid. Hello Kitty Airlines Inflight Meals - Cute Food on Hello Kitty Airplanes. What's that in the sky?
It's a bird, it's a plane...it's Hello Kitty! Eva Air and Sanrio have teamed up to launch Hello Kitty-themed jets to fly from Taipei to destinations in Asia. More From Delish: Best Airport Food Across the U.S. The plane is a floating homage to Hello Kitty inside and out. Each of the jets in the fleet are painted with a particular Hello Kitty theme on the outside of the aircraft. Drink Up — Way Up, At Virgin Atlantic’s Swingin’ New Mile-High Inflight Bars. Richard Branson has never been known for behaving conventionally; when he's not climbing Mount Everest or racing James Cameron to the bottom of the Mariana Trench, he can be found in the desert touching beaming down to his Norman Foster-designed spaceport.
And even at cruising altitude, the air and space tycoon is full of surprises. He recently unveiled the new Upper Class cabin that will start appearing in Virgin Atlantic airplanes. Part Dan Flavin light installation, part "Mad Men" mid-century cool, the glowing interiors designed by London-based practice VW+BS bring to mind a swinging '60s sex club transposed into the bright neon universe of "Tron. " The $162 million interior redesign includes 1,000-crystal Swarovski curtains and an eight-foot-long bar, the world's largest inflight watering hole. Surprisingly, the bar's color palette is mostly neutral. Flesh in the Pan - The Daily Show with Jon Stewart - 10/27/05. The Wrath of Grapes. Tacos Shouldn't Come That Orange. : Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me!
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What is the noun is for the substance of which Doritos is made? We all know a Dorito is a triangular corn chip covered with orange flavor dust, but what is it made of? Farewell Gastro-Porn: Is the Foodie Frenzy Finally Fizzling Out? You're probably not what you eat. Researchers are hoping to demonstrate that the new Nordic diet, which includes lots of cabbage and other vegetables, makes us healthier.
But it has proved very difficult to find any direct effect on individual persons. (Photo: Colourbox) Most of us have had the ‘You are what you eat’ adage thrown over us at some point. The message is that if you stuff less fat and more vegetables into your mouth, you’ll be a healthier person – for the simple reason that healthy food makes us healthy. Pink Panty Droppers Recipe at Epicurious.com - StumbleUpon.
This makes a great fizzy pink lemonade. It's definitely one of my must have summer staples. If it's hot, you're low on cash, and want to have a lot of fun, this is the answer! It makes just shy of 5 gallons, so it can serve a TON of people. Each drink packs a heavy whallop to your head, so you really don't need much per person. Enjoy! The Shanty Bar. If I were to rate The Shanty Bar in Williamsburg on decor alone, I’d give it top points.
Anyone can build attractive modern woodworking, provide spacious seating and display vintage booze bottles and memorabilia. This joint takes it a step further by having an actual functioning distillery in full steaming view behind a window over the banquettes. How Sweet It Is - StumbleUpon. Me again.
StumbleUpon. Swedish Fat Tuesday Delicacy Kept Alive In Portland. Hide captionFilling semlor with sweet almond paste requires great concentration from Astrid Foster, age 7.
Get the recipe for semlor. Deena Prichep/NPR Filling semlor with sweet almond paste requires great concentration from Astrid Foster, age 7. Get the recipe for semlor. Back when refrigeration wasn't up to modern standards, Fat Tuesday was a time to clear your house of indulgent foods. Picture soft, sweet rolls, sort of like brioche, piled with creamy almond filling. Dining After 'Downton Abbey': Why British Food Was So Bad For So Long : The Salt. Hide captionMichelle Dockery as Lady Mary: As Downton Abbey viewers know, dining in fine style was de rigueur in Edwardian England.
Courtesy (C) Carnival Film & Television Limited 2011 for Masterpiece Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary: As Downton Abbey viewers know, dining in fine style was de rigueur in Edwardian England. If you've ever watched the television show Downton Abbey, you've probably deduced that dining was a very, very big deal in the lives of the landed gentry of Edwardian England. Why Astronauts Crave Tabasco Sauce : The Salt. Hide captionAstronauts may have a particular affinity for Tabasco sauce in space because their sense of smell and taste is distorted.
John Rose/NPR Astronauts may have a particular affinity for Tabasco sauce in space because their sense of smell and taste is distorted. If you think astronauts just want dehydrated dinners and freeze-dried ice cream, think again. After a few days in space, they start reaching for the hot sauce. In fact, they may start craving foods they didn't necessarily like on Earth. "They crave [spicy] peppers, they crave sour and sweet things," says Jean Hunter, a food engineer at Cornell University. Modern Drunkard Magazine. Meursault. Meursault London.