You might think me a glutton..... i sort of hate her
September 14, 2005 12:03 PM   Subscribe

Chez Pim the gastronomic blog of a little thai woman.... and her very own write up in the observer. I sort of agree with one of the comments.... the shots of the food make me feel empty.
posted by sourbrew (14 comments total)
Well I am waiting for her obligatory *I've been Metafiltered* post. . .
posted by Danf at 12:11 PM on September 14, 2005

previously linked here.

that other post has tons of good food links.... i appologize for double linking but it had been a year and i missed it the first time 'round. Also the observer piece is pretty decent and in the interm Pim has started eating decadently full time for her blog.
posted by sourbrew at 12:13 PM on September 14, 2005

oh..... and food porn from her flickr.
posted by sourbrew at 12:16 PM on September 14, 2005

Never trust a skinny cook! I dare you to read a Real Food Blog!!!
posted by squalor at 12:36 PM on September 14, 2005

That "Fantasy Sushi" story is well worth a read. $2000 for a dinner without the finesse that I can get in a small, local sushi restaurant for less than 1/10th of the cost? Yikes.
posted by clevershark at 12:48 PM on September 14, 2005

And there is always this for you foodies. . .
posted by Danf at 12:49 PM on September 14, 2005

Never trust a skinny cook!

Hmm. I would propose the opposite. I'm more likely to trust somehow who can manage their appetite.
posted by mrgrimm at 12:52 PM on September 14, 2005

I do not understand food blogging.
posted by reklaw at 12:59 PM on September 14, 2005

Me either.
posted by adrober at 2:01 PM on September 14, 2005

posted by Edible Energy at 2:38 PM on September 14, 2005

I like photos of food. Sometimes I just want to look at pictures of hot grills.
posted by PY at 3:10 PM on September 14, 2005

I can't find a clear shot of her face, but I think I studied with Pim in San Francisco. Her writing style is similar, but who can be sure. If it is her, she was a lot of fun to work with and I'm glad she's getting exposure. And for the record, writing about food is like dancing about architecture. Also, she doesn't seem particularly "little" for a Thai woman.
posted by squirrel at 3:39 PM on September 14, 2005

meh. I've always felt that part of the appeal of Pim's blog was the vicariousness of indulging in decadence. It's nice at certain moods and moments, but I tend to browse The Accidental Hedonist more often -- lower on the food porn meter but scores way higher on actual utility.
posted by bl1nk at 5:14 PM on September 14, 2005

Jebus. I wish I had a life where I could drop two grand on a sushi dinner... and then complain about it. And then go 'Oh well."
posted by dirtynumbangelboy at 1:08 AM on September 16, 2005

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