About

To be absolutely honest with you, this “blog” was born as I was watching that one film with Meryl Streep and some other bird in it; “Julie and Julia”. This whole “blog” thing seemed like a grand idea so my mind was set… I was going to start a “blog”. But first, I needed to find out exactly what a “blog” was.

After a little research my mad detective skills (and junior detective’s kit) helped me deduce that it was some kind of platform where people just put up whatever the fuck they wanted and somewhere out there in the inter web super cosmos, amongst the billions of virtual stars, there would be at least one person who found it interesting.

Although it was a concept that was as foreign as sex with some one other than himself for a teenage boy, I liked the odds… so I was in…

There was no chance on this good green earth that we live on that I was not going to be writing about food. Food is “my thing” through and through. I’m up in the morning (that is not a euphamism… although, maybe it is) thinking about food. I go to work and cook food for people all day. I come home and cook dinner for family and friends. I cook some more on my days off. Sure I do other things… but I just can’t remember what they are right now.

So I have set out with the express purpose of turning your kitchen nightmares (yes, I’m looking at you) into sweet, sweet dreams of unicorns and rainbows and waterfalls made of lemonade.

I have not the time to do this all on my lonesome so I have enlisted the the help of my long time friend, mentor, compatriot and friend (yeah, friend twice OK? K), Pauly from the segment known as “Paul’s Caul” in my quest to help you eat simply but well, or learn how to entertain something more than just the thought of cooking for a pretty girl, or how to prepare a feast for a horde of travelling carnie folk and also with the additional by-lines of enjoying a little drinky and plenty of belly laughs on the journey… also, there will be plenty of language previously reserved for use exclusively by the salty old sea dog… and grammar will be at a bare minimum. But, if you think you can handle that, we’re here for you. A metaphorical crutch for the metaphorical gimpy leg that is you floundering about in the actual kitchen.

Believe me when I tell you this is possibly the most sense you will find anywhere on this blog…

Let’s do this shit!

Grazza McFilthy-Mouth

foodisthebestshitever

72 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Todd
    Mar 04, 2012 @ 12:42:57

    Being a cook from the north coast, and growing up with some of the best damn fruit and veg in the world in your back yard it’s possible at times to take it for granted and forget how blessed we are.
    I remember walking home after school in the afternoons, grazing off mulberries from the trees, apricots and passion fruits as frequent as fingerlimes, and stalls set up selling watermelons and whatever other tasty shit was growning around your way.

    Now I live in the city.
    I still get to eat good produce, but it means a trip to the shops to pick up overpriced fruit and veg that was picked two weeks ago.

    I found the markets out at flemington last week and noticed that everything was from north coast nsw. Herbs and salad leaves from billinudgel, blueberries bananas and strawberries from woolgoolga, witlof and fingerlimes and zucchini flowers from uki, mangos from bellingen and tomatoes from Brunswick heads etc.. etc..

    The point of the story folks…..

    ..a fist in the air for those who choose to represent Australian farming, nsw produce, mid north coast karma and brilliant food.

    Its beautiful stuff..

    Catfish and co..

    Reply

  2. gareth
    Mar 08, 2012 @ 11:52:18

    ILUVFOOD <33333

    Reply

  3. Jenny Kay
    Mar 12, 2012 @ 05:56:51

    hi, I love the site & I’m asking if you have a great potato salad recipe – love your site.

    cheers jenny k

    Reply

  4. chieats
    May 29, 2012 @ 16:08:42

    heyo!

    I have nominated you for the Versatile Blogger Award! I hope it inspires you to keep blogging. If not, just know that I appreciate reading your thoughts on food and life 🙂

    If you’d like to read and repost the award, here’s the link: http://chieats.com/2012/05/29/updates-travels-and-awards-and-links-and-things/

    cheers,
    V

    Reply

  5. dudewhatsmyfood
    Nov 12, 2012 @ 23:19:38

    Possibly the greatest name for a food blog out there.

    Reply

  6. thebestdressup
    Nov 23, 2012 @ 20:17:05

    ciao! luvFAB blog.
    thebestdressup

    Reply

  7. rabbitcancook
    Dec 05, 2012 @ 18:38:41

    Hello there, I think your blog is very interesting and refreshing, hence I nominate you for Inspiring Blog award. I believe participation is an optional and in case if you are interested ples check http://rabbitcancook.wordpress.com/2012/12/06/inspiring-blog-award-2/
    Cheers.

    Reply

  8. petebowes
    Feb 11, 2013 @ 03:35:15

    where’s me marinara foodlad?

    Reply

    • foodisthebestshitever
      Feb 11, 2013 @ 04:12:41

      it’s on the way… quality can not be rushed…

      Reply

      • petebowes
        Feb 11, 2013 @ 06:27:57

        hungry here, hasta the pasta …. you do yours here first, then I do mine, or maybe yours with a coupla subtle changes. No rules and no mannners ok?

      • foodisthebestshitever
        Feb 11, 2013 @ 11:33:15

        Especially no rules and no manners! Love it!!

  9. petebowes
    Feb 11, 2013 @ 11:42:16

    great, so let’s eat ..

    Reply

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    Feb 11, 2013 @ 12:18:08

  11. thebestdressup
    Feb 11, 2013 @ 20:33:12

    ciao! luvFAB blog.
    thebestdressup

    Reply

  12. kateginnivan
    Feb 26, 2013 @ 07:56:58

    Congratulations! I think foodisthebestshitever is rad, so I have nominated you for the Sunshine Blogger Award. All the details can be found on my original post: http://kateginnivan.com/2013/02/26/it-is-award-season-after-all/

    Reply

    • foodisthebestshitever
      Feb 26, 2013 @ 08:24:55

      Get out of town! Cheers!

      Reply

      • chefdantes
        Feb 27, 2013 @ 10:11:29

        so much love… thank you all

  13. Adam
    Mar 07, 2013 @ 20:38:23

    Great blog. Pleased to have found you. Food, booze, humour, food, opinion, booze and food. What’s not to like? Good work, fella!

    Reply

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    Mar 26, 2013 @ 06:06:46

  15. thehappyhealthfreak
    Apr 21, 2013 @ 15:11:51

    I nominated your blog for a few awards. Check it out here: http://thehappyhealthfreak.com/2013/04/21/an-award-pour-moi/

    You don’t have to do anything if you choose, but sit back and bask in the glory, but if you like, you can write a post that links back to mine: http://www.thehappyhealthfreak.com and post the ‘badges’ — either in a post or in your sidebar. And nominate a few blogs you like too!

    I really enjoy your blog and wanted to let you know! 🙂

    Reply

  16. kateginnivan
    May 17, 2013 @ 08:23:17

    I’m nominating you guys for the WordPress Family Award because I think it’s appropriate and relevant and also, because your blog is pretty awesome. 🙂
    Check out the details: http://kateginnivan.com/2013/05/17/acknowledging-family/

    Reply

  17. petebowes
    May 23, 2013 @ 03:03:11

    we are still mates, aren’t we foody?

    Reply

  18. petebowes
    May 31, 2013 @ 00:31:29

    Done over there, shit on a stick and bubble and squeak – plus a little violence

    Reply

  19. laurasmess
    Jun 04, 2013 @ 01:25:44

    Is it bad that I clicked on ‘follow’ just because your blog name is f*ing awesome?! Hahaa… I definitely agree with both the ‘sentiment in bold’ and everything else that you’ve shared about food on your blog. Food lovers unite. Can’t wait to actually read some of your foodie sh*t brother 😉

    Reply

  20. Loving Lismore
    Jul 11, 2013 @ 06:59:26

    Hi FITBSE (has a rhyme to it don’t you think?!) great to meet you today, very inspiring, and thanks for the blog like/follow as well! Groovy 🙂

    Reply

  21. culinaria non sequitur
    Jul 14, 2013 @ 21:16:21

    Great attitude! Keep up the good stuff!

    Reply

  22. petebowes
    Aug 09, 2013 @ 23:06:11

    Challenge in the writing big fella. In-room dining. Up today, are you up for it?

    Reply

  23. kandee2013
    Sep 09, 2013 @ 21:00:37

    Cool site … looking forward to reading more !! Stay hungry !!

    Reply

  24. tinywhitecottage
    Dec 05, 2013 @ 14:39:57

    Tellin’ it like it is…like we all think but never have the guts to write! 🙂 Great blog you have here. Thanks for stopping in and “like / follow”. Now I’m going to go check out some of your recipes. 🙂 Good day!

    Reply

  25. dishnthekitchen
    Dec 11, 2013 @ 18:15:24

    You’re an important part of my WordPress family! You make me laugh and keep it real. Please accept the WordPress Family Award as A token of my thanks!
    http://dishnthekitchen.wordpress.com/2013/12/11/tis-the-season/

    Reply

    • foodisthebestshitever
      Dec 11, 2013 @ 18:39:06

      Why thank you my friend. As are you to mine. It’s always an honour to get a blogland award! Cheers!

      Reply

  26. Conor Bofin
    Dec 11, 2013 @ 22:17:28

    You have comments turned off on the posts. That opening shot of the salad looks like a vegetable explosion caught mid way. Fantastic.

    Reply

  27. Gabriella
    Mar 03, 2014 @ 17:00:23

    Best blog name ever. I love the swearing, the photos are hot, the food looks incredible… WHERE HAS THIS BLOG BEEN ALL MY LIFE?!

    Reply

  28. Julia
    Jun 14, 2014 @ 06:49:32

    Hi!

    I found your great website and we would love to feature it!! I work with http://www.TheBesty.com which helps people all over the world find the best restaurants & food. Simply email me back the names and cities of 5-10 restaurants locally or anywhere in the world – that you think are the BEST, and we’ll feature your picks & link to your website, so our users can find you! We work with websites & blogs in over 50 countries, it would be great to work with yours as well!

    A few of our celebrity users include: Anthony Bourdain, Guy Fieri, and Rachael Ray!

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    I look forward to hearing from you, and hopefully we can feature your site under our featured blogs!
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    Reply

  29. feedingthesonis
    Jun 26, 2014 @ 22:44:24

    Hi I absolutely love your blog and really glad to have discovered it. I would like to nominate you to take part in a Writing Process Blog Tour. I and I’m sure your readers would love to learn more about you. Please let me know if you’re interested and if you can provide your contact so I can email you the details. Cheers 😊

    Reply

  30. sexycuisine
    Jun 27, 2014 @ 19:09:29

    Great blog , lots of inspiring ideas!!!!!

    Reply

  31. chef mimi
    Jun 28, 2014 @ 14:35:02

    I just realized you’re a guy! I guess I just assumed most food bloggers are female. Sorry! I honestly wish that everyone would say if they’re male or female, and also state where they live. But maybe I’m just overly curious!!!

    Reply

  32. sexycuisine
    Jul 12, 2014 @ 15:00:49

    Congratulations! You have been nominated for the Versatile blogger award. Please collect it at
    http://sexycuisine.wordpress.com/awards/

    Reply

  33. Nathalie
    Apr 27, 2015 @ 15:23:18

    Since I get tons of entertainment value reading your posts as well as drooling over many recipes, I have nominated you for the lovely blog award. Now, I am a very novice blogger still trying to figure things out. So I am not sure if I did this properly or if it is «politically correct» to nominate someone (I read somewhere that it was like a chain letter) but what the hell, I did it anyways :). And truth be told, I was flattered to get a nomination myself… So here is the link:
    https://harvestingdinner.wordpress.com/2015/04/24/a-lovely-blog-award-nomination/
    Love your blog!!!

    Reply

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  35. Brendan
    Sep 05, 2015 @ 21:25:00

    Cool

    Reply

  36. foodvagabonds.wordpress.com
    Jul 25, 2016 @ 19:18:58

    I just discovered your Blog and became a fan 🙂 I love the international recipes!! I wish i knew people in person like you who i could meet and cook with 🙂 Best wishes and what a lovely blog..Michael

    Reply

    • foodisthebestshitever
      Aug 14, 2016 @ 08:10:45

      Thanks heaps Michael. It’s always nice to meet a new friend through this interwebby thing 🙂

      Reply

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