good afternoon all. yesterday i was over here reading and saw this book hiding in the background. so i did a little research and i’m glad i did. i feel like i discovered a needle in a haystack. (even though this was much easier as it was basically staring me in the face.) anyway, while doing my research i found that design*sponge just did a post about this a week ago and even though i faithful follow their posts i somehow missed it. maybe it’s this new google reader thing i’m using. anyone else miss stuff with this program? ah. focus michael.
back to outstanding in the field have you heard/seen this yet? man, if i had an extra $180 laying around i would by a ticket yesterday. just a warning, i may not explain this as well as i should, that’s why i’m trying to include lots of links and there is a video at the end of this post.
what is outstanding in the field? basically it’s a traveling restaurant that brings together local farmers, chefs, winemakers, food artists, etc. they travel all over (you can see if they will be near you here), set up large winding and beautiful tables in the middle of fields, farms, even beaches and serve food made by local chefs grown at local farms.
and his talent doesn’t stop there. you need to watch this video (yes, it is a bit long, but it’s good). He creates these sand drawings that will blow your mind! and there’s a book too! maybe not this year, but someday i will attend one of these dinners (i need to add it to my goals). it really does seem magical. right? think they’d come to little St. Marys? i won’t hold my breath.
if you go.. or have gone.. please tell us about it! i’d love to hear more.