Bottom line. Food (and wine) has to taste good. Otherwise we won’t consume it no matter how interesting it is. We take food into our
Tag: aesthetics of food and wine
Why is it Important to Think about Food and Wine?
There are lots of hard problems that require our thoughtful attention—poverty, climate change, quantum entanglement, or how to make a living, just for starters. But
The Problem of Good Taste Solved!
Well not quite. But I’ve made some progress on it. I’ve collected all my recent mutterings about good taste in my monthly column at Three
What is Good Taste? (and another bottle of Pinot)
A few weeks ago I posed the question what is good taste, without making much progress on the topic. It can’t be merely a
The Beauty of Edible Things
Last week I linked to Michael Rosen’s brief discussion of beauty at Guilded Birds. Rosen writes that beauty is the promise of happiness. GB So