British Food painting series by Joël Penkman

The Urban Grocer Contributor

By The Urban Grocer in New Art on Thursday 21 July 2011

It’s no secret that we at The Urban Grocer have a soft spot for any marriage of food and art. And so upon learning about UK-based graphic designer and painter Joël Penkman, it was love at first site. Penkman’s delightful paintings take as their subject everything from an open can of Spam, to Stilton on a digestive, to black forest cake.

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Sip Chat Chow foodie blog

Kira Heuer Reader Find

By Kira Heuer in Cool Websites on Wednesday 2 February 2011

Attention all foodies: Sip, Chat, Chow, an alluring food blog, has highlighted a new way to eat your food. Or rather, wear your food. But the question remains, is Louis Vuitton Jerky the new black?

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Eating art or eatable art?

Nini Baseema Contributor

By Nini Baseema in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 31 August 2010

Dimitri Tsykalov probably asked himself this very question when turning an apple, a melon and a cabbage into a skull. A true modern day Hamlet, it seems!

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Edible fashion by Fulvio Bonavia

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Fashion on Friday 14 May 2010

These stunning photographs by award-winning Italian photographer Fulvio Bonavia are not only delectable and endlessly enticing, they also point to the growing trend towards meshing food, art and fashion in one giant grab bag of styles. These are taken from his latest book, A Matter of Taste.

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Luxirare Edible Crayons

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 9 February 2010

Look very closely as your eyes are deceiving you. These are not innocent crayons, fit for small fingers. No, they are instead luxury health bars, made from a complex combination of flavours but featuring at their core chocolate covered sunflower seeds, fruity pebbles and melted marshmellow. They are Luxirare Edible Crayons, and they are amazing!

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