NIKE+ KINECT TRAINING for XBOX 360

“At the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) today, NIKE and Microsoft. ushered in a new era of home training, unveiling “Nike+ Kinect Training” only on Kinect for Xbox 360. Featuring Nike trainers who work with some of the world’s greatest athletes, “Nike+ Kinect Training” is a custom training program rooted in elite athlete fitness and specifically designed to help athletes of all levels reach their potential in the comfort of their own homes.

Whatever your fitness goal, “Nike+ Kinect Training” will give you the tools to get you there. Through the Kinect technology, the personal trainers within the experience can see how your body moves, assess your physical strengths and athleticism, identify areas for improvement, and create a personalized workout plan to help you achieve your personal best. With real-time feedback to make sure positions and movements are correct, the “Nike+ Kinect Training” custom program evolves as you do, helping you get fitter, faster and stronger.”

STATELY SANDWICHES PROJECT

A small project by  Kelly Pratt…a Chicago art student and sandwich aficionado.  In the project she deconstructs iconic sandwiches and their ingredients per state.  She has a number up here and will continue to update.  Pretty cool idea…check out what she has so far right here.

EXOTIC SNACK FLAVORS AROUND THE WORLD…YOGURT PEPSI???

Came across an article on Eatocracy sharing exotic flavors for snacks around the world.  Yogurt Pepsi, Seaweed Pringles, Tuna Mayo Doritos…read a full list of interesting snack twists here (including a couple specific McDonalds sandwiches).

THIS WEEKEND: STREET FOOD CINEMA w/ NAPOLEAN DYNAMITE

Saturday in Exposition Park there will be plenty of food trucks (including Kogi, Munchie Machine, Don Chow’s and more) and a showing of cult favorite Napolean Dynamite.  There will also be live music presented by the Viper Room.  Doors open at 5:30pm, movie starts at 8:30pm.  For more info go here.

 

TRADITIONAL MEXICAN FOOD vs U.S. MEXICAN FOOD SCENE

An interesting article by L.A. Weekly.

When chefs Jaime Martin del Campo and Ramiro Arvizu opened La Casita Mexicana in 1998, they were acting out of desperation. After immigrating to Los Angeles from Mexico in the late 1970s, they “lived through the massacre of Mexican food,” Arvizu says. “We were scared of those burritos and the hard-shell tacos. I would see chimichangas and ask, ‘What is this?’ ” Read more.