Foodie-ism ascends to a higher plane at Peter Anton’s The Foodhist Temple, up now at Unix Gallery. For this sensorally-immersive exhibit, Unix has transformed itself into a red-walled sanctuary displaying objects of adoration in the form of larger-than life sculptures of decadent food items. A Cheeseburger Deluxe Platter, several brimming Boxes of Chocolates and a mammoth Chocolate Layer Cake on a Pedestal are among the righteous treats nestled amid a plush-carpeted shrine, complete with dimmed lighting, New Age mediation music, lit candles and fresh flowers. Visitors are asked to remove their shoes upon entering. Continue reading Peter Anton’s The Foodhist Temple at Unix Gallery
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The Scream Sushi Roll
The central, and often appropriated, image from Edvard Munch’s popular painting, The Scream has been duplicated in a maki by Sushi Chef Tama-chan – also known as Takayo Kiyota. The Scream Roll is featured on the cover of her new book, Smiling Sushi Roll, which contains exclusive work as well as recipes for some of her famous sushi roll art. Find out more aboth the book at This Link.
Shark Attack Sushi Plate!
I want to own this!
Mihoko’s 21 Grams: Franco-Japanese Cuisine in a Renaissance Setting
All Photos by Francesco Tonelli
Here at The Worley Gig, we like nice things. And we are always ecstatic with gratitude when writing this blog affords us the opportunity to enjoy nice things, which we can then share with you. Last night we were invited to attend a cocktail party celebrating the grand opening of a new restaurant in the Flat Iron district, called Mihoko’s 21 Grams. Mihoko is a Japanese restaurateur (and former ballerina) and 21 Grams is her first restaurant venture in New York City. In case you missed the 2003 movie starring Sean Penn and Naomi Watts, “21 Grams” refers to the supposed weight of a human soul. So, is this place soulful? I would say so. Continue reading Mihoko’s 21 Grams: Franco-Japanese Cuisine in a Renaissance Setting
California Roll Pillow!
Dream of delicious Sushi while you rest your head on this funky (but chic) California Roll pillow!
Yummy Pillow – Sushi Features:
- Pillow shaped like a slice of California Roll Sushi
- Material: 100% Polyester, 400g filling
- Size: 16″ diamenter x 3-1/2″ (40.5 cm dia. x 8.5 cm)
I’ve seen this pillow selling for as much as $29.99 on other sites, but you can get one for yourself and spend just $18.95 at This Link!