Our new summer SWIMSUIT issue features lusciously gratuitous food options and down-home, sticks-to-your-ribs recipes that are guaranteed to make that winter weight permanent and get us beach-ready in no time. The zine includes a story on the art of frying avocados from NPR producer, Bill Chappell; a photo essay on vintage kitchenware by the Washington Post's AJ Chavar; and a … [Read more...] about Issue 8
We came across these curious culinary hamsters on Flickr, and emailed the photographer. Elena Eremina, who lives in Russia, responded to a few questions. The Runcible Spoon: Who are the Adventure Hamsters? Elena Eremina: The photographs of my son hamsters. I started photographing them at his request, he loves when I make up stories about them. I take pictures at night and … [Read more...] about Hamsters Are Very Fond Of Milk
Some of you might wonder what the Runcible Spoon does for fun. The answer to that question is very obvious: We go to Runcible Spoon-y type events, of course! One such example of that is Sweetbread Jim's Potluck Spectacular, a dinner-and-show event coming up in just two weeks at St. Stephen's Church. Sweetbread Jim's, probably the most wonderful local band in DC, decided to … [Read more...] about The Sweetbread Jim’s Potluck SPECTACULAR
Bryan Minnich, an illustrator and graphic designer here in D.C., just started Popular Demand, a beautifully designed print magazine that showcases an unexpected collection of illustrations, stories, photography and artworks. It's presence is a testament to the District's growing independent design and publishing community, and we at the Runcible Spoon couldn't be more excited … [Read more...] about Popular Demand Is In Popular Demand
Sample pages from the Two-Hour Cookbook The Runcible Spoon hosted a very special Knowledge Commons DC workshop earlier this month on cookbook-making, and in just two hours we were able to produce this mini cookbook zine, full of recipes and food stories centered around Washington, D.C. Also, in case you didn't know, the event was mentioned in this sweet Washington Post story … [Read more...] about A Two-Hour Cookbook Zine, Made For And By DC!