The 'United Plates': Food-Themed Prints of All 50 States


We love it when people play with their food. Shorthanded Studio has a set of fifty food-themed prints (dubbed the "United Plates")—designed and silk-screened by Kansas artist John Wayne H., each depicts one of the fifty states in culinary form. Some are a little farfetched (Texas is just a Texas-shaped pile of peas), but others are dead-on: Kentucky as a chicken leg, Maine as a potholder, and poor Connecticut as a TV dinner. Prints $15 each, $35 for 3, available online.