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    Chairman of the bored Maister's avatar
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    Food City

    Sure you've all seen gingerbread houses before, but has anyone ever seen any other buildings (models) constructed entirely of food? How about a 'food village'? If it hasn't already been done, someone needs to do it soon.
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    Quote Originally posted by Maister View post
    Sure you've all seen gingerbread houses before, but has anyone ever seen any other buildings (models) constructed entirely of food? How about a 'food village'? If it hasn't already been done, someone needs to do it soon.
    There was a picture on pinterest of a football stadium constructed out of deli meats and cheeses. Other than that, haven't seen anything else.

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    Quote Originally posted by Maister View post
    Sure you've all seen gingerbread houses before, but has anyone ever seen any other buildings (models) constructed entirely of food? How about a 'food village'? If it hasn't already been done, someone needs to do it soon.
    Google "bacon nativity scene"
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    Quote Originally posted by Maister View post
    Sure you've all seen gingerbread houses before, but has anyone ever seen any other buildings (models) constructed entirely of food? How about a 'food village'? If it hasn't already been done, someone needs to do it soon.
    The Grove Park Inn in Asheville holds an annual competition for such. Many different types of structures in many differernt types of food.
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    I hear butter sculptures big in Iowa.

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    Quote Originally posted by Maister View post
    Sure you've all seen gingerbread houses before, but has anyone ever seen any other buildings (models) constructed entirely of food? How about a 'food village'? If it hasn't already been done, someone needs to do it soon.
    Check out this guy's landscapes made of food. Incredible! Edible!

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandsty...ood-landscapes

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    Quote Originally posted by Zoning Goddess View post
    Check out this guy's landscapes made of food. Incredible! Edible!

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandsty...ood-landscapes
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    That is the coolest looking thing I've seen in a month of Mondays! "Foodscapes"! NowthatswhatI'mtalkingabout
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    Quote Originally posted by jsk1983 View post
    I hear butter sculptures big in Iowa.

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    Quote Originally posted by Zoning Goddess View post
    Check out this guy's landscapes made of food. Incredible! Edible!

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandsty...ood-landscapes
    I am in love

    I think we should hold a contest to do something like this for Thanksgiving this year.
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    Would sugar cubes count as "food?" It would seem easy to make a city out of them.
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    Quote Originally posted by TerraSapient View post
    I am in love
    http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7386470n

    This is a 6-min video of how the guy does the foodscapes. It was on CBS Sunday Morning last fall.

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