Japanese Artist’s Maddeningly Realistic Food Illustrations Have Our Mouths Watering

Japanese Artist’s Maddeningly Realistic Food Illustrations Have Our Mouths Watering

This Japanese artist says that he gets a lot of joy from hearing that his work looks tasty, and it’s a compliment he receives often. Yoshinobu Saito worked previously as a character designer, but recently it was his artistic forays into the world of gastronomy which have gained him attention online. Continue reading »

‘Neko Cup’ Creator Shows Off The Strange Infinite Cat Possibilities Of The Product

‘Neko Cup’ Creator Shows Off The Strange Infinite Cat Possibilities Of The Product
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Last week we introduced the ‘Neko Cup’, a life aide which will finally help you create the peaceful world you’ve always dreamed of. One filled with cats. Continue reading »

Photographer Travelled The World To Document Children And The Food They Eat In A Week

Photographer Gregg Segal travelled the world to document children and the food they eat in a week. Partly inspired by the increasing problems of childhood obesity, he tracked traditional regional diets as yet unaffected by globalisation, and ironically, found that the healthiest diets were often eaten by the least well off.

Photographer Travelled The World To Document Children And The Food They Eat In A Week
Meissa Ndiaye, 11, Dakar, Senegal, 2017. Ndiaye shares a single room with his dad, mum and brother in the heart of Parcelles Assainies, which means “sanitized plots”. A treeless, sandy suburb of Dakar, Parcelles Assainies was developed in the 1970s to house the poor overflowing from the city. Ndiaye, a devout Muslim and student at Quran School, loves sweet foods, such as a porridge, and goat meat, although in the week he kept a diary of his meals, he ate very little meat. (Photo by Gregg Segal/The Guardian) Continue reading »

Every Holiday Caroline Eriksson Makes Something Crazy Out Of Gingerbread

Every Holiday Caroline Eriksson Makes Something Crazy Out Of Gingerbread

Every Christmas, artist Caroline Eriksson has made something amazing out of gingerbread. It started back in 2013 when she made an Optimus Prime for a gingerbread contest. Since then she’s made a Xenomorph, dragon and even Darth Vader! Continue reading »

The Internet’s Gone Bezerk For A Burrito Blanket!

The Internet’s Gone Bezerk For A Burrito Blanket!

A blanket made to look like a massive tortilla has sparked an outpouring of internet joy. One social media user expressed delight after getting one in the post. Continue reading »

Lovecraftian Horror Unleashed In The Murky Depths Of Green Tea

Lovecraftian Horror Unleashed In The Murky Depths Of Green Tea

Unless you’ve experienced some horrible beverage-related trauma, it’s unlikely that you find much about green tea to be terrifying. Japanese Twitter user and 3DCG practitioner gigigi gagaga (@toikoh9114) might have you thinking differently, however. @toikoh9114 took advantage of of the turbidity found in a glass of green tea to create a spooky scene of alien horror that might fit in most H. P. Lovecraft universes. Continue reading »

Technicians At The Government Of Alberta Dairy And Food Canada Laboratory In 1970s

Technicians At The Government Of Alberta Dairy And Food Canada Laboratory In 1970s

Technicians at the Government of Alberta Dairy and Food Canada Laboratory help entrepreneurs develop their products. We don’t know the names of the lab-coated ‘boffins’ in these portraits from June 1970. We’d like to. Is that you. What were you doing and why? Continue reading »

Struggling Artist Turns Fry Cook Job Into Successful Pancake Art Career

Struggling Artist Turns Fry Cook Job Into Successful Pancake Art Career

Today, Dan Drake, aka ‘Dancakes’, is known as one of the world’s most talented pancake artists, but few people know that he never planned, nor trained for this career. He was just a guy flipping fried foods at a diner to make ends meet, but his artistic talent catapulted him to international fame. Continue reading »

Amateur Culinary Artist Creates The Most Amazing Sashimi Plating

Amateur Culinary Artist Creates The Most Amazing Sashimi Plating

Looking at the edible masterpieces of culinary artist and Instagram sensation mikyoui00, it’s hard to believe his journey into the world of food art began as a way of getting his son interested in cooking. Continue reading »

Knitwear Artist Kate Jenkins Crochets Sea Food So Well You Can Almost Taste It

Knitwear Artist Kate Jenkins Crochets Sea Food So Well You Can Almost Taste It

If you want to progress, you have to step out of your comfort zone. Simple as that. So when knitwear designer Kate Jenkins was getting cozy with her career, she started looking for new ways to express her love for wool, textile, and color. Continue reading »

After This Guy Posted A Photo Of A Giant Rice Wave, People Turned It Into A Hilarious Photoshop Battle

After This Guy Posted A Photo Of A Giant Rice Wave, People Turned It Into A Hilarious Photoshop Battle

‘Mizutamari Bond’ is a YouTube channel where two Japanese guys upload funny videos, ranging from pranks to urban legends. In one of their recent videos, one of the duo, Tommy, tricks his friend with a sculpture of a giant rice wave in a wok pan. But it didn’t end there – someone uploaded a picture of Tommy with the rice wave and the internet went nuts! Continue reading »

Visual Artist Helga Stentzel Uses Food To Tell Fun Visual Stories

Visual Artist Helga Stentzel Uses Food To Tell Fun Visual Stories

According to Helga Stentzel: “Those of us who live in big cities are lucky to have access to food from all over the world: udon, khinkali, pappardelle, bouillabaisse, blancmange… Some of the names are so ambiguous that it’s almost impossible to place an order without your waiter’s guidance. And while flavours and textures vary from region to region, the basic ingredients of the dishes are very similar: grains, vegetables, eggs etc. Continue reading »

Sushi Chef Crafts Awesome Star Wars Veggie Sculptures

Sushi Chef Crafts Awesome Star Wars Veggie Sculptures
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You never want to rely too much on validity of stereotypes, but many Japanese people like to think of themselves as being skilled or crafty with their hands. While you obviously can’t say that about everyone, it’s definitely a required trait of sushi chefs, who must rely on trained and steady hands to make perfectly crafted and cared for sushi. That ability apparently transfers over to their free time, as talented sushi chef Okitsugu Kado has been carving awesome Star Wars vegetable sculptures. Continue reading »

French Street Artist Takes Recycling To Another Level By Transforming Discarded Mattresses Into Delicious Food Sculptures

French Street Artist Takes Recycling To Another Level By Transforming Discarded Mattresses Into Delicious Food Sculptures

Yet another example that everything can be art if you are creative enough. If you have recently thrown away your old smelly mattress, you could now have the chance to bring it back home as a delicious looking treat, except for… it would hardly fit back in your bedroom. But we can definitely appreciate a healthy dose of unhealthy food in this unusual form. Continue reading »

Australia-based Food Artist Makes Incredible Jelly Cake Art

Australia-based Food Artist Makes Incredible Jelly Cake Art

You’ve heard of gelatinas, which are edible flowers encased in gelatin that resemble a glass paperweight. Siew Boon has taken that idea to the next level. She creates beautiful “jelly cakes,” which are an edible art form. She plants beautiful flowers inside, but also populates them with trees, fish, and even birds to make complete scenes. Continue reading »

Office Workers Sharing Photos Of Their Sad Desk Lunches

Office Workers Sharing Photos Of Their Sad Desk Lunches

Did you know that 62% of American office workers usually eat their lunch in the same spot they work all day? Online community Sad Desk Lunch will make you feel one step closer to death just by looking at them. Continue reading »