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Friday, November 25th, 2005

If Dessert Looks this Good – Should We Really Be Eating It?

Sam Breach, Becks & Posh

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It’s UK Friday! OK, actually our second Brit blogger actually lives a stone’s throw away here in SF, but she is an English Girl-Abroad. She writes Becks & Posh:

‘Becks and Posh’ is modern cockney for ‘nosh’. Follow English-Girl-Abroad, Sam Breach, on her culinary journeys, mainly in the San Francisco Bay Area, but also on her travels further a field, whilst she plays at being amateur restaurant critic, wine taster, food photographer, cocktail connoisseur, party planner, good food forager and practicing home cook, with trusted French advisor, Fred, by her side.

And when Sam isn’t blogging, she’s working as a visual effects artist at George Lucas’s ILM. Her entry is the ninth of our ‘Pass the Mic: Delicious Design’ event that brings together food bloggers and designers to mark the Thanksgiving holiday and the launch of our new Modern Tabletop category. We’ve also created a Flickr group “Aesthetics of Food” to make your mouth water. Enjoy!

The Height of Edible Fashion!

photograph picture of Pierre Herme's patisserie on the cover of Eux magazine

Fêted by the world’s fooderati and darling of the Parisian Pâtisserie Circuit, Pierre Hermé is a man who clearly epitomizes good taste. A trip to one of his stylish French or Japanese boutiques will illustrate the ease with which he satisfies the visual senses as much as the palate. Read the rest of this entry »