In this edition of The Five Food And Dining Videos That You Need To Watch Today, Jamie Oliver starts a healthy eating flash mob, Heston Blumenthal creates a mythical beast for the purpose of cooking and eating it, Mario Batali hangs out with Jimmy Fallon and Judah Friedlander, and much, much more!
1) Jamie Oliver's Flash Mob: In the newest trailer for Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution, the chef creates a flash mob on a college campus with the kids of West Virginia that includes hip-hop music, choreographed dancing and wok cookery. This show is sounding stranger and stranger every day:
2) Blumenthal Cooks A Mythical Creature: Heston Blumenthal's culinary imagination clearly knows no boundries. In the clip below from British TV show Heston's Tudor Feast, the chef finds an ancient recipe for how to build a cockatrice — a mythical animal made up of part pig and part chicken. Blementhal takes one of each animal to a plastic surgeon to create the ptotein that will eventually be the centerpiece of his historically-themed dinner:
3) Molto Mario Hangs With Jimmy And Judah: Last night Mario Batali stopped by Jimmy Fallon's one year anniversary show (he's appeared on the program more than any other guest) to make a little lobster fettucine. 30 Rock's Judah Friedlander was also there to help add a litle crazy to the late show cooking segment:
4) Morning Show Sticky Buns: Scott Peacock, a contributing editor to Better Home & Gardens stopped by the Today Show this morning to make a truly decadent dessert: southern-style sticky buns. For such a starched dude, Peacock sure likes his gooey sweets:
5) Celeb Chefs Talk Miami at SoBe '10: In the clip below from the Esquire Fine Dining Round Table Discussion at Sobe '10, Chefs Daniel Boulud, Laurent Tourondel, John Besh, Paul Bartolotta, Mike Lata, and Michael White discuss the ways that the Miami dining scene is unlike any other: