Monthly Archives: September 2010

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Mission

About graffEATinyc.com, a food graffiti photography project by Arthur Bovino.

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How to View the Graff

From herbs you’d find in New York’s top kitchens, to the booze restaurants keep behind the bar, this project documents the food graffiti found all over the City. The galleries below take you through the journey of a full year (and more) of photographing the […]

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Soup to Nuts

Soup to Nuts features six different ways to view New York’s food graffiti that focus on time, space, tagger, surface, and medium. The links below go to a variety of galleries. GRAFFITI BY YEAR Graff from 2009 (including the original project (4/09–10), and 2010. GRAFFITI BY […]

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Graffiti by Neighborhood

Food graff is every­where. Signs, lamp­posts, mail­boxes, shop win­dows, air con­di­tion­ers, you name it. In some neigh­bor­hoods they jump­ off the walls like pop­corn: bridges, highways, subways, and overpasses. Uptown, downtown, and everywhere in between, these galleries display food graffiti by geography, New York’s boroughs […]

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Food Tags 2009–2010

Of the more than 2,000 photos of food graffiti taken since 2009 and displayed on graffEATinyc.com, there were more than 300 individual tags, images and sayings. Some were one-offs, others were perpetuated throughout the City. This is a full list of the tags found with […]

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On the Menu

Walk down the street in New York for a few blocks and you can put together a veritable feast using the food graffiti on the City’s walls, store shutters, and mailboxes. On the Menu is a collection of galleries broken down by menu. Would you […]

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Omakase

Put your­self in my hands, let me present you with a selection. Of the more than 2,000 food graffiti photos taken, this gallery features some of the most well-composed. This selection of the site’s best photographs portray some of the City’s most innovating and surprising […]

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Kitchen Sink

Catch-all galleries with which to view the food graffiti in this photo project. IN THE KITCHEN: Graffiti photos of the action and items in the kitchen. IN BETWEEN MEALS: Food graff that covers times when you just can’t wait until dinner. EAT TO LIVE: Graffiti […]

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Masa Words

There were some holy grail words— epic ones that were hoped for at the start of the project. The unat­tain­able words, the big bank account words, the ‘Masa words’ if you will for the $450 per person omakase-only meal at Masa, Chef Masa’s sushi restaurant […]

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The Photographers

FOUNDER, OWNER, AND LEAD PHOTOGRAPHER FOR GRAFFEATINYC ARTHUR BOVINO Writer, photographer, and trained cook, Arthur is senior editor for the James Beard Award nominated food site, Always Hungry. As a guide-writer, he has traveled to Guiana, Suriname, French Guiana, and Brazil for Rough Guides. He […]

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Characters, Non-Food Graff, and the City

Catch-all galleries with which to view the food graffiti in this photo project. IN THE KITCHEN: Graffiti photos of the action and items in the kitchen. IN BETWEEN MEALS: Food graff that covers times when you just can’t wait until dinner. EAT TO LIVE: Graffiti […]

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Graffeati by Year

From herbs you’d find in New York’s top kitchens, to the booze restau­rants keep behind their bars, this project doc­u­ments the food graf­fiti found all over New York City. FULL YEAR GALLERY FOR 2009 FULL YEAR GALLERY FOR 2010