It feels like, since the pandemic, the dining scene has been put on hold with restaurants just trying to survive in a difficult environment and
Tag: art and food
Cuisine Has Reached It’s Postmodern Moment
My recent visit to Alinea, the temple of modernist cuisine in the U.S., prompted some thoughts about whether molecular gastronomy is maintaining it’s radical edge.
Food Becoming Art
In my Three Quarks essay this month food becomes art and art history gets a makeover.
The Year of Weird Ingredients
Anneli Rufus has decided this is the year of weird ingredients. Based on what I’ve seen these last few weeks at the Fancy Food Show,
Why (Western) Philosophers are Late to the Dinner Party
Most philosophers who write on the arts take a dim view of food and wine as genuine fine arts. Aside from Carolyn Korsmeyer, who is
What is Art For?
I don’t agree with the underlying assumption of Alain de Botton’s recent work that art’s value lies in what it is for, the purposes it
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