Soup Cartoon

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by Amy Ephron & Gary Rosen


Concept & caption by Amy Ephron.
Illustration by Gary Rosen.

Stolen Eggs

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by Sophie Kipner


If I stole it, it would undoubtedly taste better. Ever since I was a little girl, despite the food on my grandpa’s plate being absolutely identical to the food I had before me, I would try to steal his. His food was tastier, stronger, more courageous and intelligent than my boring food. The bacon was crispier, the sausage was juicier, and the egg yolks were sunnier. 

Role Reversal

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by Christopher Lowe, David K. Israel

The Tokyo Stock Exchange

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by Amy Ephron

I don’t understand why Japanese sushi restaurants sometimes put that green plastic thing on the sushi plate as decoration.   My friend John thinks it looks like the dow jones ticker on a particularly up-and-down day.


New Media

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by Lisa Dinsmore

These strangely cool photos of food came to us through the ether and we just had to share them. Turns out they are from various childrens' books written and created by Joost Elffers and Saxton Freymann, all of which use creatures made from food to tell their stories.



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