Flavorful World’s Friday Fourplay offers up a bite-sized tidbit of info on each of the four food- and drink-related things we found most interesting each week.
Chefs Feed app
If anyone knows a thing or three about good food and where to find it, it’s the chefs who cook your favorite meals, right? Ever wondered where they like to eat when they go out? Wonder no further. Now including Washington, D.C., Chefs Feed is a free phone app (and a recent newcomer to our “Foodie Phone Apps” page. Have you been?) that gives you the what and where on choice chews in multiple cities, enabling you to eat like a professional.
The word is applicable to a section of tasty, tasty meat (Oh, get your mind out of the gutter; with mine already down there, it’s too crowded!) as well as its preparer and the apparatus used to grill it. Of German origin, this swinging grill suspended from a tripod is used to wring transcendent levels of deliciousness from an increasing variety of foods reaching far beyond the traditional cuts of pork. While usage of the word “schwenking” may earn you the odd inquiring look, this is a method of cooking that seems worth becoming familiar with. But only if you enjoy generous helpings of grilled awesome.
David Lynch’s Dom Pérignon Bottles
If you’re like me, you’ve often wondered “How, oh how can I make my champagne-drinking experiences trippier than they’ve been?” Filmmaking polymath David Lynch has designed the answer, and it arrives in limited edition this October. Created with torches and crystals, with smoke and special effects lighting, this exclusive design for the makers of Dom Pérignon promises that anything poured from such a bottle will taste just like surrealism.
Gourmet Hot Dogs in Japan
The Harajuku section of Tokyo has a new claim to fame, and its name is San Francisco Peaks. Sausages seasoned with a wide range of flavors and seasonings like Santa Fe Jack and Wild Rosemary are made available in pork, chicken, lamb, venison, or beef. And just when you’ve settled on which delectable meat to taste first (because I honestly cannot imagine anyone stopping after just one), the variety of available toppings rises to start your decision-making process all over again. The menu also offers some American diner classics.