Topics: food & drink

Drinking beer based on pantone color.

Beer drinkers and design geeks unite! Graphic artist, who very Prince-like goes by just the name Txaber, has invented a new system of ordering beer. Not only colorful but pretty clever to know what your beer will look like before throwing back a few.

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Homemade pies in a jar. Holy hell, thank you Jam Jar Bakery

NYC’s Jam Jar Bakery has me salivating for their homemade pies in a jar. Stop reading, pull out your credit card and let the lust fest begin.


Today’s breakfast

Chinese cabbage soup for breakfast? Yes please.

I spotted this foodie Instagram feed through a friend and have been obsessed with it ever since. It’s basically what happens when Japanese graphic design meets Western breakfast, a sweet serving of decorative dishes. While I’m taken with the variety Kei (the chef) serves up, I’m mostly impressed with how she arranges each and every breakfast. Just delightful.

Work up an appetite. Follow her on Instagram.

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Retiree chic shuffleboard goodness in the heart of Brooklyn

With ten shuffleboard courts, Floridian cocktails, live music & a rotating cast of food trucks, I’m thrilled to be an investor in The Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club. Two years in the making, doors are officially open and league nights are in full swing (watch out for The Flamingo Kids!). The 17,000 square-foot Palm Beach themed (think geriatric) oasis in Gowanus was conceived by the dynamic duo of Ashley Albert and Jonathan Schnapp. The space is truly magical and even if you’re non-committal on the league, there’s plenty of booze for cheerleaders and lane rentals are available throughout the week and weekend. So, come take a load off and prepare for your golden years.

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Coffee. Sounds good.

Digging this short Vimeo video made by Diego Stocco, a composer and sound designer who’s worked on films like Sherlock Holmes.

It’s an exploration into the echoes and vibrations behind pouring a cup of joe, using custom built water-proof microphones taped to ceramic. Pretty cool way to capture technical details – those complex cacophonies – that live inside such a commonplace routine.

Check it out:

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