In Bad Taste

“Garishly food-styled heads of hollowed-out iceberg packed with pimiento cheese, or baked beans in aspic, bolster our own superior sense of ourselves. Like the Instagram freakshake, they are fantasy transgressions against which we define our superior awesomeness.”

Source: Topic
Published: Mar 5, 2019
Length: 10 minutes (2,605 words)

Straight-up Passing

Restaurant kitchen culture is notoriously macho. A food writer reflects on the state of queer chefs in America.

Source: Jarry Mag
Published: Sep 3, 2015
Length: 13 minutes (3,416 words)