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October 03, 2005

Last Suppers

T_bone_steak_1 Ten Restaurant Trends We Hate. No 6. Too much information: "To enjoy the brioche bread pudding, it's really not necessary to know the name of the farm that supplied the eggs."

"May we tell you Our Specials this evening? For an appetizer, the chef has prepared a slaughter of baby salmon on toast points of nine grains—blue corn, barley, rye, chaff, stover, found rice, horse-rolled oats, balsa, and fermented teff flown in daily from Ethiopia—and fancy assorted nuts, which may contain up to ten per cent peanuts. The salmon is very fresh; it was hatched just this morning…"

"I'm not eating snake." There was one question I never wanted answered, the entire time I was in China. The question was a simple one: "What's for dinner?"….

The Chef and Restaurant Database - documenting the migrations of star chefs between restaurants around the world

Slideshow at El Bulli. (From Chez Pim flickr sets)

Virtual tour of DaVinci's Last Supper and Dali's “The Sacrament of The Last Supper

Britain’s top chefs tell what they would cook for their last supper

Stacy Title’s movie The Last Supper (1995)

The role of the institutionalized last meal of the prisoners on death row in the U.S

“Things were looking up for Chen Xianzhong, proprietor of Baghdad's Only Chinese Restaurant until a suicide car bomber blew up outside the place…”

Iron Chef on SNL and other transcripts of SNL cooking shows, including The Delicious Dish, Cooking with The Anal Retentive Chef & Martha Stewart Living

Galactic pizza in Uptown Minneapolis is powered through an energy utility with wind turbines & the same renewable power charges their small fleet of electric delivery bike and cars. (From ”American Samizdat”)

Welcome to the new Cambodian killing fields cafe

Peter Hertzmann about the principle of la marche en avant, the design which modern, large, French-restaurant kitchens are based on

This is the ninth post that I am “co-blogging”, this time with Shawn Zehnder Lea of Jackson, MS, who blogs at ”Everything And Nothing”, and who provided many of today’s links. (Previous posts here.) Thank you, Shawn, (who until today thought I was a woman). If other bloggers are interested to share the forum here on any other topic, please contact me for details.

Many More Unusual Bars and Restaurants Here

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artwork by Eric Strom
http://8.5x11.com/work/text/lastMeals.htm

actual list
http://www.thememoryhole.org/deaths/texas-final-meals.htm

Posted by: nick at Oct 3, 2005 10:42:59 AM