Well, it’s more complicated than that, but flavor is more important to civilization than is commonly recognized. In my Three Quarks essay this month, I
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Wine Tasting: Is it Nonsense?
The media loves to report studies which claim to show wine tasting is nonsense. In my 3 Quarks essay this month I show why the
Food, Nostalgia, and Something about Androids
It has become common knowledge—at least since Proust and his madeleine—that food has a peculiar capacity to provoke memories. When we eat, we can never
The War on Terroir
The idea of “terroir” is controversial. Some think it defines what counts as great wine. Others think it is a myth promulgated by excessively romantic wine
The Importance of the Philosophy of Food
My monthly column at Three Quarks Daily is up, in which I argue that the Philosophy of Food will save your life.
Geeks Occupy Kitchen: But is it Art?
My monthly column at Three Quarks Daily has been posted where I discuss the current fascination with science in the kitchen. Grading is coming along;
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