The dining routine at John Jay can get a little monotonous as the days go by, particularly when it comes to the desserts. On the best of nights you have a choice between gelatin, sad chunks of fruit, and the occasional dry cake, with fro-yo as the only saving grace. A few daring students (read: the men’s heavyweight crew team) have taken it upon themselves to revolutionize the John Jay gastronomical experience forever — via Tumblr.
Presenting: John Jay Gourmet, your ultimate guide to constructing magnificently monstrous desserts from nothing but froyo, old waffles, and whatever sticky food paraphernalia you can find. Example images and the odd videos add that extra touch to the experience, and the passionate descriptions ground the newly invented desserts in a solid context of modern culture. A gem: “Let’s just say that if every wall street broker and economic advisor had a bite of this before the work day the term “economic recession” would be erased from existence.”
The budding food critics’ self-described mission is “to serve as an outlet for creative juices as well as mania for dessert.” And mania have they created: we have never been so gobsmacked, so thrown aback, so goddamn astounded at what frightening magic can come out of the John Jay dessert bar. With titillating titles such as Hurricane Dandy, The Gold Standard, and The God Particle, these gourmet creations may very well depict the humble dining hall in a new blaze of glory. It’s a new day for John Jay.
Epic food creation via John Jay Gourmet