Archives for July 2008
Almost *almost* as good as my previous favourite Korean lunch spot.
“And you’ve fucking stripped it out like a pissed Irish plasterer restoring a renaissance fresco and thinking jesus looks shit with a bear so plastering over it. You might as well have removed the whole paragraph. I mean, fucking christ, don’t you read th
The mainstream media has come under fire many times in the past for failing to link out to sources from their stories. Some analysis.
Great blog post
Those Saigon freakboys the Thirsty Thongs nip out for dinner. A snake dinner. We’ve all been there. It’s not big and it’s not clever, but it is still beating. I only ever did the ‘full snake’ – beating heart, bile, blood, crushed bones etc. in Hanoi – by the looks of things, it’s much the same deal down south. Not a great culinary experience, just an experience.
My Chinese mother-in-law used to prepare this on a regular basis, and I
never enjoyed it (had to eat it though). I enjoy most Asian food, but
chicken feet, durian, sea urchin, and balut are steps on which I will
not again tread. link
Dear oh dear….
My all-time favourite food blog post about eating sea urchin on the Italian coastline,
The joy of collecting them yourselves and then eating them directly on
the beach is what a ricci di mare lover enjoys. Once you find where
they are, the ricci di mare can be pulled off with gloves or using
tools (bring a big bag!) Though they are spiny, the don’t hurt when
they walk across your hand, and rather tickle. link (thanks for the reminder Wandering Chopsticks)
“In many cases, the resource they had for foreign news was an editor pulling material from the wire services, or they were willing to send a reporter overseas in limited cases, and they’re doing less of that now, or none at all.”
“I feel I’m being catapulted into another world, a world I don’t really understand,” said Virginian-Pilot Editor Denis Finley. “It’s scary because things are happening at the speed of light. The sheer speed (of change) has outstripped our ability to under
30 years ago dance beats of today from Delia Derbyshire. via Kottke
“I love living here so much that I’ve had nightmares of returning home unexpectedly and each time was overwhelmed with the feeling of disappointment.”
Direct from Hawaii Island, City of Refuge, Puuhonua O Honaunau Bay – how to crack open a sea urchin. Bit drawn out methinks – I never take this long to hack my urchins open. Spooned onto a slice of bread – seatastic.