Tag Archives: Meat

The subject of painter Kerry Escobedo’s portraits? Raw meat.

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Kerry Escobedo’s acrylic steak painting, 18×24″Photograph courtesy of Kerry Escobedo Meat is more than food to Decatur-based artist Kerry Escobedo. Each cut is a map of an animal’s life, deserving of portraiture. And it’s almost exclusively what she’s been painting for the past few years. “I guess it’s a little bit Native American, the idea of honoring this thing completely,” says Escobedo. “And there were a lot of things that went behind getting [the meat] to us. It’s the person who fed the animal. It’s the person who had to slaughter the animal.” After graduating from the University of Utah, ...

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Feed the Hungry Like You Would Yourself With Broad Street Ministry’s Pasture to Plate Campaign

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Jason Varney / Primal Supply Meats

Heather Thomason, former head butcher at Kensington Quarters, struck out on her own last year with Primal Supply Meats. The whole-animal butchery service provides pastured, Pennsylvania-raised fresh meats and eggs to top restaurants like Aldine and Tired Hands Fermentaria and direct to consumers through a CSA-style “butcher’s club.”

Now, she’s working with Broad Street Ministry — the “radical hospitality” group that provides essential services to those most in need — to get more grass-fed goodness on the plates of the city’s hungry and homeless.

Last year, Thomason connected with Steven Seibel...

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At White Gold, April Bloomfield’s Butcher-Shop-Restaurant, It’s All About the Meat

Source: Grub Street NY

If you are even a halfway ambitious chef these days, it’s not enough to cook food and sell it. You must mill your own flour, grow your own herbs, churn your own butter, apply your own tattoos (well, maybe not that), and butcher your own meat. April Bloomfield is a …

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German Politician Takes Stand Against Using Meat Names for Vegetarian Foods

Source: Grub Street NY

Alarmed by the growing tide of veggie burgers sweeping the planet, one German politician has decided he can no longer stand idly by — agricultural minister Christian Schmidt has come out hard against vegetables disguised as proteins. He’s arguing to the German newspaper Bild that the use of …

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