Negative thinking, french masters, Japanese innovation, and a 3000 banana split

Issue 8, Volume 2

08/03/12

Greetings Wayfarers.

Welcome to the eighth installment of the Dirty Dozen of the 2012.  This issues highlights: thinking negatively, two French masters, Japan innovates, and a $3000 banana split.

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. Don’t stir the pot. Ever

http://www.springwise.com/lifestyle_leisure/self-stirring-saucepan-cooks-efficiently/

2. Music for Sunday night cookery

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbNvsQJeJ6w&feature=related

3. The most engineered food out there?

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/Can-Technology-Save-Breakfast.html?c=y&story=fullstory

4. Relax, spaz.

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/06/30/the-busy-trap/?smid=fb-share

5. Good friend Murph executes Spanish food in DC.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/gog/restaurants/boqueria,1226451/critic-review.html#reviewNum1

6. The power of negative thinking.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=bOJL7WkaadY

7. Escoffier, master, thief.

http://sanfrancisco.grubstreet.com/2012/06/escoffier-ritz-fired-thief-savoy-london.html

8. Good is good. And French.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/23/dining/reviews/le-bernardin-in-midtown-manhattan.html?_r=2&ref=dining

9. Presentation matters.

http://vimeo.com/44267609

10. Hulk smash food, take photo.

http://www.frameweb.com/news/flatten-by-hugo-de-kok-and-kay-van-vree?utm_source=newsletter-26-jun-2012&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=news&utm_content=image

11. Tech enabled inspiration via Ogilvy. 

http://www.springwise.com/marketing_advertising/in-brazil-hellmanns-prints-customized-recipes-grocery-shoppers-receipts/

12. Burritobot and 3D printing. 

http://www.good.is/post/burritob0t-a-3d-tex-mex-printer-of-hangover-helpers?utm_campaign=daily_good2&utm_medium=email_daily_good2&utm_source=followup_link&utm_content=%20Burritob0t%3A%20A%203D%20Tex-Mex%20Printer%20of%20Hangover%20Helpers