kitchen DIY hacking, Chinese Christmas, and a sandwich lover

Issue 7, Volume 1

12/30/11

Early Happy New Year!

Welcome to the seventh and final issue of the Dirty Dozen for 2011. This issues highlights: kitchen DIY hacking, Chinese Christmas, and a guy who…really likes sandwiches.

As always, digest these at your own pace, or not even at all. Learn, comment or ignore. Pass ’em to clients, start a conversation, impress your friends. We’ll keep looking, cooking and sending these lists.

Enjoy.

 

1.Korean tastes emerge:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0fbZLtDN7w

 2.Psuydo sous-vide:

http://www.chow.com/food-news/101263/hacked-coffee-urn-cooks-sous-vide/

3.Technology, the great enabler:

http://www.mademan.com/the-9-best-alcohol-related-apps/

 4.Chinese Christmas dinner:

http://www.latimes.com/features/food/la-fo-chinese-grandma-20111222,0,6795138.story

 5.Macaron porn:

http://vimeo.com/21407969

 6.McSwanky:

www.fastcodesign.com/1665480/zut-alors-mcdonalds-unveils-high-design-concept-store-in-france

7.Foods and the globe:

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2011/12/21/144021294/what-a-global-flavor-map-can-tell-us-about-how-we-pair-foods?sc=emaf

8.Imagery and Modernist Cuisine:

http://www.ted.com/talks/nathan_myhrvold_cut_your_food_in_half.html

9.Café gratitude makes The NY Times:

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/04/us/cafe-gratitude-chain-closing-in-northern-california.html?_r=2&adxnnl=1&adxnnlx=1325199033-rwBVdWxQQVSTLFElxVXCFQ

 10.Kosher at 1600 Pennsylvania:

http://www.epicurious.com/articlesguides/blogs/editor/2011/12/white-house-kosher-kitchen.html

11.Tesco, challenged:

http://www.just-food.com/comment/tesco-must-look-beyond-big-price-drop_id117657.aspx

 12.This guy really likes sandwiches:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLADuo2BPY8