The food of TEDx: 2015 edition

Treats at TEDxBucharest 2015 (Photo:  www.ftografultau.ro)

Treats at TEDxBucharest 2015 (Photo: www.ftografultau.ro)

TEDx’ers love to go all out on refreshments. After all, one does need energy to take in a full day of ideas worth spreading. Below, a few examples of stellar TEDx food this year:

TEDxBlanquerna

TEDxBlanquerna
Where
: Barcelona, Spain
What: Custom TEDx donuts
Verdict: Not exactly TED red, but we can’t object. A+

TEDxBrookings

TEDxBrookings
Where:
Brookings, Idaho, U.S.
What:
Ice cream and X cookies
Verdict:
Duo of champions. A+

TEDxBucharest

TEDxBucharest
Where
: Bucharest, Romania
What: SO MANY PASTRIES
Verdict: Most stylish. A+

TEDxChulalongkornU

TEDxChulalongkornU
Where: Bangkok, Thailand
What: TEDx cupcakes
Verdict: Metallic wrappers gives these cupcakes extra flair. A+

TEDxGbagada

TEDxGbagada
Where: Gbagada, Nigeria
What: Artful donuts + pastry
Verdict: Most colorful. Extra points for red-dot cupcake wrappers. A+

TEDxHamamatsu

TEDxHamamatsu
Where: Hamamatsu, Japan
What: Custom cake + other sweet treats
Verdict: Creative to the max! A+

TEDxKrakow

TEDxKrakow
Where:
Krakow, Poland
What: Rows of veggie refreshments
Verdict: Points for health, presentation, and savory options for vegetarians. A+

TEDxL'Île-Saint-Denis

TEDxLIleSaintDenis
Where: L’Île-Saint-Denis, France
What: Moroccan-inspired tajine, croissant
Verdict: Points for
patisserie and homemade cuisine. Extra points for vegetarian tajine. A+

TEDxLaPincoya

TEDxLaPincoya
Where: Santiago, Chile
What: Food trucks, empanadas
Verdict: Who can say no to empanadas? A+

TEDxLimassol

TEDxLimassol
Where: Limassol, Cyprus
What: A (FAUX) BANANA TREE! Sandwiches!
Verdict: Yes, please. A+

TEDxMacquarieUniversity-1

TEDxMacquarieUniversity
Where: Sydney, Australia
What: Salads, juices, raw veggies and more
Verdict: Points for healthy offerings, pairing with a farmer’s markets association, and radishes. A+

TEDxNis

TEDxNiš
Where: Niš, Serbia
What: TEDxNiš cookies!
Verdict: Points for penmanship; design. A+

TEDxSanPedoSulaWomen

TEDxSanPedroSulaWomen
Where: San Pedro Sula, Honduras
What: TEDx cupcakes
Verdict: Points for intricate icing-work; color coordination. A+

tedxsaopaulo

TEDxSãoPaulo
Where: São Paulo, Brazil
What: Crêpes and an espresso bike
Verdict: Points for caffeination; creativity. A+

TEDxTehran

TEDxTehran
Where: Tehran, Iran
What:
Custom coffee cups; local gelato
Verdict:
Gelato and espresso together is a beautiful thing. A+

TEDxTHU

TEDxTHU
Where: Beijing, China
What: Custom pastry
Verdict: Mess-free packaging. Exquisite icing work. A+

TEDxYouthGijón

TEDxYouth@Gijón
Where: Gijón, Spain
What: Custom TEDYouth 2015 cake
Verdict: Points for chocolate shavings; fondant work; TED red candles. A+

TEDxYouthJahezSalon

TEDxYouth@JahezSalon
Where: Damascus, Syria
What: TEDx + flower cupcakes
Verdict: Points for perfectly scalloped flowers; penmanship; ideal icing to cupcake ratio. A+

TEDxYouthTallinn

TEDxYouth@Tallinn
Where: Tallinn, Estonia
What: Custom cake; homemade jams
Verdict: Cake styled like the event stage? Jam with hand-sketched illustrations? A+

TEDxHaneda

TEDxHaneda
Where: Tokyo, Japan
What: Pasties, bento box, custom cake
Verdict: Beautifully-styled bento; lovely pastry and cake. A+

TEDxBerlinSalon

TEDxBerlinSalon
Where: Berlin, Germany
What: Homemade strudel; communal dining
Verdict: Points for fresh ingredients; creative plating; strudel. A+

TEDxCharleston

TEDxCharleston
Where: Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.
What: Donut tower, salad, tacos
Verdict: Points for greens, plating, centerpieces. A+

1 Comment

  1. Delish! Creative! Colorful!

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