In my mind, rock music and yummy food truly are two great tastes that taste great together. So Kara Zuaro is a girl after my own heart: She's compiled a book of recipes from rockers including the Hold Steady, the Decemberists, Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, My Morning Jacket, and the Mountain Goats called I Like Food, Food Tastes Good.
Now, I tend to associate rock show food more with "hey, is that pizza place still open?" than with elaborate gourmet delicacies, so I'm excited to see that Camera Obscura apparently has a way with veggie paella and the Drive-By Truckers make a mean banana pudding. On the other end of the scale, there's Strung Out's Rock 'n' Ramen (two ramen flavors, not one) and this, um, recipe from freak-folker Devendra Banhart:
here is my favorite recipe for:
you shall require!
a box of graham crackers!!!
Those of you in New York can check out one of the book's release parties scheduled throughout the next couple of weeks. In the meantime, head over to YumSugar to see Grizzly Bear's recipe for pecan pie.