Adding currency to the theory that chefs shouldn’t be graphic designers, this Monday’s Co-Op kitchen is The Szechuan Shakedown. Two highly talented young chefs from the kitchens of PM-24 and Epocha are on hand to lay down their incredible interpretation of Szechuan classics.
To start out they’re dropping a Dry Fried Szechuan Chicken and Spicy Fried Eggplant.
We’re super excited to see what these boys produce and only hope the menu is better designed than the flyer! We kid, these guys can really cook and this menu is going to be ring-stingin’ hot.
EDGE ‘COOL HOPS’
This tasty lager beer is the result of a brewing colab from Christian Skovdal Andersen of Beer Here and Adam Betts from one of our distributors, Northdown. The Edge Brewing Project stems from the two guys getting together over a mutual love of beers and brewing gypsy style, meaning they use other facilities but their own ingredients and know how to make super solid beers. The Cool Hops sports some design so shit, that it’s almost good. A hop cone riding a surfie in a sea of beer is on the borderline, but we’ll give them the benefit of the doubt.
This is an Australian Lager and we’ve run on it our guest tap, loved it and now stock it permanently in bottles. While it’s a great way to get Carlton loyalists to take a day trip to flavour country, it’s also the perfect beer for when you want to smash something down but you possess a palate that’s evolved beyond that of a 15 year old that just got their braces off and is allowed to eat confectionary for the first time in 3 years.
Lagers often get overlooked because brewers are too busy trying to outdo each other with wacky brews and shit they’ve revived from medieval mead recipes. So a nice up front hop character melts away and make this incredibly refreshing, like a lager should in most people’s minds.
Look forward to whatever else this colab brings, even if is only for the ironic/awesome labels.
SHE IS FRANK
A while back now, our buddy Frank shot some snaps for us. Like only Frank can in her own unique style, she manages to capture some timeless moments, in the most perfect light. “Frank shoots reality” and she really loves to shoot girls eating stuff, especially phallic stuff. She nails it.