Michael Symon is a restauranteur, a celebrity chef and a well known meat lover, He heads two hugely popular TV shows; the Food Network's Iron Chef America and The Chew on ABC. In Michael Symon's Carnivore ($23), he shares his vast wealth of knowledge as well as over 100 killer recipes for chops, wings, steaks and many lesser known cuts. Americans love Michael Symon. He has a big and charismatic personality and produced seriously mouthwatering food. There is one thing he is known for above all else however, and this is adoration of meat. He is a devoted and dedicated carnivore and if you are off the same ilk, this is the book for you.
Drink More Whiskey ($14) a new smart guide to everything whiskey related is the perfect introduction for a whole new generation of would-be connoisseurs to this timeless spirit. With new, upstart distillers now reviving classic varieties such as White Dog, known as moonshine through the prohibition, there has never been a better time to start your whiskey education. Drink More Whiskey is the ideal reference for all of those looking to discover the styles, provenance, differences in quality, and many uses of whiskey in a fresh, and fun-to-read format. There are also over 20 recipes throughout, ranging from classics such as Old Fashioned to the thoroughly modern tipples.
Using just an iPad and The Procreate Drawing App ($6) digital artist Kyle Lambert created a 4K resolution portrait of Morgan Freeman that blew us away. The idea the above image is not a photograph is mind blowing. The drawing took approximately 200 hours and over 285,000 brush strokes to complete.Lambert siad, "I recently discovered that it was possible to create incredibly high-resolution paintings using only my iPad, and I wanted to see just how far I could push the digital artwork and paint a true photorealistic portrait. I started with a blank white screen and began capturing Morgan Freeman's likeness, quickly painting the broad strokes with my finger. I then reduced the brush size to a few pixels, pinched to zoom and carefully painted in the fine detail."Lambert shot a time-lapse three minute video that shows the entire process, stroke by stroke from the beginning to the final image. Check out the video and see Morgan's image come to life.
These newly dropped Adidas Originals Tubular Runner Black/Onix ($110) are a redo of the '90s ZX 7000 silhouette. These feature a Neoprene upper with leather and synthetic overlays and snakeskin embossing. The uppers also feature leather heel accents and turquoise tongue pull tabs. The whole kit rides on a chunky EVA outsole.
If you're looking for a fast shooting professional grade compact camera, then the Samsung NX1 Camera ($1500) might be just what the doctor ordered. The camera features a new 28 megapixel BSI sensor and the ability to shoot 4k video. The really cool thing is the new DRIMe V image processor which is 2.8 times faster than its predecessor. It can shoot a whopping 15 frames per second in continuous mode. While the Auto Focus System features 205 detection points. This gives you superior tracking and an autofocus speed of .055 sec. And what about low light shooting. Well they have you covered here as well. The APS-C BSI Sensor has a sensitivity range between 100 and 25600. This can even be extended to 51200. Now if they offered this bad boy with a full-frame sensor this might be the perfect MILC.
The Adidas Consortium Boston Super OG ($145) is Adidas' latest collaboration with the Boston Marathon. Originally scheduled for release earlier this year but delayed due to the bombing which occurred at the finish line. This latest runner by the Adidas Consortium has the 1984 Boston Super in its genes. The original design has been reworked with the addition of vintage suede overlays and a nylon mesh underlay. Additional premium touches include leather stripe decals, Ghilly lacing system and a Consortium Branded Tongue Tab.