The Pig Chef – a smiling swine, mouth a-watering, offering up choice preparations of the flesh of his own kind – is one of the more sinister icons of American signboard art. Beware his kind demeanor and his seemingly sharing nature, as they belie a deeper belief that for the sale all is righteous, even unto self-immolation and the martyrdom of his fellows.
What kind of pig is a pork butcher? What kind of pig chef cooks barbecue? A treasonous pig, a killer pig, a doomed betrayer pig, enemy of his own kind and destined for eternal damnation.
the Porcine Oracle
- A collection of Pig Chefs and BBQ signs from the Flickr Hive Mind picture search engine.
- Pig Chef, the game from Kids Game Studio with a content rating of “Low Maturity” which means all can play, but it is probably boring…
- NYC’s delightful restaurant, The Spotted Pig and its chef, April Bloomfield, just a girl and her pig…