Fork In Review

Jan Hume

Month: October, 2016

Film Review:      “Foodies; The Culinary Jetset”

This documentary was part of the Sydney Film Festival 2015. It follows some food bloggers who fly around the world with the express purpose of dining at the most expensive restaurants, eg. Noma. They get selfies with celebrity chefinators, and take photos of the (usually small) objets d’art which are about to be wolfed down […]

Review: “The Tastemakers” by David Sax

I have recently read The Tastemakers; Why We’re Crazy for Cupcakes but fed up with Fondue by David Sax. Here’s a very long quote from this book (p282-286) which encapsulates its intention, and sums up the whole issue: At their worst, food trends can be annoyingly shallow. They may start out as individual expressions of […]