'hipsters' on Serious Eats

Rising Hipster Trend: Obscure Deli Meats

[Photograph: Robyn Lee] John Houder of The Gainesville Sun recently predicted up-and-coming hipster fads, and cold cuts made the list. Apparently the counterculture has come full circle and wheat gluten is too mainstream but mechanically sliced meats are back! The classic “weird” meats like liverwurst and head cheese still fall under the umbrella of “establishment food," so hipsters will have to improvise with creations like zebra hoagies or capybara wraps. Combining animals will provide for even more individuality and, as is the case with ham radios and mopeds, will require searching for specialized and customizable gear that can be used to impress others. Hipsters will spend their time discussing the relative merits of different cuts of puma while grinding... More

In Videos: Cat Power/Chan Marshall Makes Sweet Potato Rounds

Seems like indie rockers and hipsters are popping up in all sorts of cooking shows lately. New Yorker pop music critic Sasha Frere-Jones unearths a video of Cat Power (aka Chan Marshall) making sweet potato rounds for the site Oh Audrey. Amazingly, Marshall does not spend half the video with her back to the camera or freak out and bail.* [Video, after the jump.]... More

I Can Haz Hipster Taco Truck

icanhansdowntown is a blog devoted to hipster musings, multiplied by LOLspeak. When they're not wearing high fashion leotards or dancing ironically, the hipster brigade sweats the taco trucks. They worship the ground that the Calexico Cart brothers in SoHo,... More

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