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Launch party for the new book by Friend-of-BigShinyThing, King Adz:

"Here is an international culinary first, a cookbook with a difference: recipes to feed the creative appetite, born out of the edgy, rugged culture of the street. Jerk chicken with hot pepper gravy, Ras-elhanout lamb, Trinchada, Potjiekos, Rajad’s perfect steak: King Adz explores five of the world’s greatest cities to seek out and cook forty dishes in all.

From Paris, Berlin, and Amsterdam to London and New York, his road-trip rules were to use public transport, eat street food, and stay in cheap, locally run hotels, all of which allowed him to visit places that are seldom covered in traditional travel or food titles.

This being a cookbook unlike any other, once your appetite for food has been sated, you can go on to find all that epitomizes urban creativity through interviews with key photographers, illustrators, fashion designers, digital and street artists, skaters, DJs, club owners, musicians, street-savvy talent scouts, and Internet entrepreneurs.

King Adz is a filmmaker and Creative Director of 100proofTRUTH, a PDF magazine. He is the coauthor of Blek le Rat: Getting Through the Walls."

Official Website: http://www.100proof.tv

Added by bigshinything.com on August 27, 2008