7 Jul
Part three in The Chef's throwback #TBT series

After two  prior throwback inspirations in the #TBT series (the Horace Brown-based”Stop Trippin” and Rose Royce’s “Wishing on a Star” being the last two), the Wu Chef now drops his third #TBT installment, this one based on the Isley Brothers classic “Footsteps in the Dark”  — you know, the one that soundtracked Ice Cube having an […]


25 Oct
Phaidon produces the Foodie's holy gastronomic bible

Want a more efficient way of choosing a good restaurant than hitting up Yelp and sifting through pages of random assholes bitching about poor dining experience, or perverts talking about a waitress’s “nicely roasted” ass? Well amateur gastronome, your solution is here. Anyone who really appreciates a pleasant dining experience knows that it’s about time […]


28 Aug
Extra verses from Raekwon, Jim Jones, Danny Brown & more

What is surely one of the more hyped mixtapes of 2012, A$AP Rocky’s crew A$AP Mob drop their Lord$ Never Worry mixtape today. Expect plenty of syrup-drenched productions courtesy of AraabMuzik, P On The Boards, VERYRVRE and Clams Casino, plus additional verses from the Chef Raekwon, Jim Jones, Danny Brown, Fat Trel and more. Stream the […]


When you’re offered five minutes with one of your heroes, you jump on it with vigor like Kool Aid-geeked grade schoolers on a trampoline. Or at least, you should. Such is the case with one Mike Diamond, aka Mike D, the high-pitched smooth talker in the archetypal Beastie Boys. In this humble man’s opinion, if […]


23 Nov
Taking Edvard Munch's "Scream" to Robotic new heights

We started off our Rock (Poster Art) Gods! series with Dan Stiles, and next up was Casey Burns. In the third installment we hit up Mike King with a couple questions to bounce off his artistic head. Another rock poster artiste extraordinaire hailing from the raining climes of Portland, Oregon, King heads his Crash America design […]


28 Sep
The latest limited edition partnership in art & fashion

Absolut has just as much of a tradition featuring city-themed limited edition vodkas as they do ones packed with fruity concoctions. Remember that SF-themed one? Well their latest release isn’t a nod to a city, but it is definitely filled with lots of fruit. The Absolut Gustafson — vodka flavored with sun-ripened cherries, freshly sliced […]


19 Apr
Tough like overdone chicken...

Even if you’re never really nostalgic for prison food, I think this oven mitt has a place in any dainty foodie’s kitchen. This this double sided Glove & Hate oven mitt by Stuart Gardiner says “love” on one side and “hate” on the other. Perfect if you’re ever adding a dash of pepper and a […]


18 Feb
Lüneburg Black Forge one piece blade

While it’s always nice to have a some fine J.A. Henckels, Kasumi or Wusthof knives to lay down the slicing law in your kitchen, there’s a lot to be said about the brute beauty of a hand-forged, one piece blade like the one above. In today’s cooking, there are a thousand knives designed for a […]