Last Call: Wylie Dufresne Is A Cartoon Mad Scientist

Village Voice: Wylie Dufresne launched a new tasting menu at wd-50 which features carrots disguised as peas. Why? Because Wylie Dufresne is the food equivalent of a cartoon mad scientist, that’s why.

Daily Mail: Heston Blumenthal, another mad food scientist, has revealed the menu of Christmas treats that will be available for purchase at Waitrose beginning in October. The desserts include a fruit cake that tastes like a brownie and therefore fulfills every child’s Christmas wish.

McSweeney’s: Looking for a unique and slightly ironic nursery rhyme to sing to that special hipster child in your life? Why not give Old MacDonald Had An Organic Urban Rooftop Farm a try?

The Daily Meal: Today is 7-11’s 85th birthday, and to celebrate, they’re giving away free 7.11 oz Slurpees. However, the giveaway ends at 7pm, so stop reading this and go get one before it gets too late. It’s okay. We’ll be right here when you get back.

Eater: In a not-at-all-obvious attempt to steal some publicity from McDonald’s, a London Burger King installed a painting by Damien Hirst entitled Beautiful Naked Psychedelic Gherkin Exploding Tomato Sauce All Over Your Face, Flame Grilled Painting 2003. Really.

Bloomberg: London restaurateurs are preparing themselves for the effects of the Olympics. But seriously, is anyone actually planning to eat at McDonald’s, regardless of its size?

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