Located in the heart of Beverly Hills, the eponymous restaurant of chef Edoardo “Edo” Baldi specializes in Tuscan food with an accent of Emilia-Romagna. Dining at e. baldi will transport you to the coast of Italy, where ingredients pop, desserts are worth saving room for, and eating with friends and family takes on an almost religious experience. e. baldi opened its doors in 2006 and has grown a dedicated following of patrons who can either… [Read More]
Don’t expect Danish photographer Per Johansen to present carefully plated dishes served up on a silver platter. Full, the latest of Johansen’s work, is a series that quite literally frames the consumed good with the harshness of the inorganic. Chicken is unceremoniously stuffed into a bottle, a single wing protruding from the neck of the container as if it were waving a white flag of defeat. Whole fish experience the same treatment, and even a… [Read More]
Ever wondered what “Honey I Shrunk My Kids” would look like in real life? Artist Christopher Boffoli almost brings the movie magic to life in his fine art photography series called “Big Appetites” It features tiny diligently detailed figures posed in real life food surroundings. This fantastic series references both a cultural curiosity about an imaginative tiny world as well as the American love for food. I wonder if world hunger could be solved if… [Read More]
Graphic designer Joel Penkman delight us with his paintings of some of the classic food items, these paintings are so realistic it triggers the sweet tooth of all of its viewers. In order to incorporate more literal representation, the New Zealand born artist put lots of effort into using actual edible ingredients such as using egg tempera and gesso to grind and mix his own paint. Penkman’s painting style and the subject of this series… [Read More]
To taste; to sample.