Mario Batali isn’t the only famous Mario

The image of a hardcore gamer subsisting on Cheetos and a Mountain Dew may need an update. Example A: this how-to for carving the Mario Bros. 1-UP mushroom out of a radish.

Food culture and design are leaching into video-game junkies’ virtual and offline worlds. Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington, allows you to have food and beverages delivered to your seats via the Nintendo Fan Network — a wireless network at the stadium that works with the hand-held Nintendo DS.  

Categories: Dining, Food & Drink