Posts Tagged ‘cook serve delicious!’

Have You Played… Cook, Serve, Delicious?

By Philippa Warr on November 11th, 2014.

I am going to regret reinstalling this. CURSE YOU RPS

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game recommendations. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time.

Cook, Serve, Delicious taps into the parts of my brain which are soothed by maxing out button press combos and also the parts which secretly think I would be brilliant at running a restaurant.

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Impressions: Cook, Serve, Delicious!

By Graham Smith on January 27th, 2014.

A couple of weeks ago I said that Nidhogg was to swordfighting as Sensible Soccer was to football. Can I repeat myself, and say that Cook, Serve, Delicious! is to the service industry as Typing of the Dead is to zombie-killing? It’s Typing of the Chef. A game concerned not with simulating its actions accurately, but in capturing the core idea of those actions cleanly. In this case, running a restaurant, from preparing the food to purchasing the equipment.
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Hail To The Chef: Cook, Serve, Delicious Demo

By Adam Smith on October 8th, 2012.

Games have taught me quite a lot about cooking and running a restaurant, mostly that it’s all about time management. It’s absolutely fine to rush from cleaning a blocked toilet to kneading burger meat into a patty as long as it’s all done efficiently. Cook, Serve, Delicious (!) has an admirable name. I expected another verb at the end, making a full sequence of actions, but why say ‘eat’ when you can shout ‘delicious’? The game is from the makers of The Oil Blue and contains a basic management metagame wrapped around a core of juggling orders, preparing and purchasing ingredients, and trying not to become overwhelmed by gluttonous demands. There’s a demo and even a freeware game of old that this appears to be based on.

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