Jasmine’s Curious Eating (Food Stories)

“Food made me feel different, not special,” explains Jasmine about her limited school cafeteria choices as a vegetarian child. Feeling different can foster curiosity, empathy and thoughtful awareness for some, while seeding resentment and intolerance in others. For Jasmine, this early awareness perhaps primed her to be the educator for special needs and artist that… Read More Jasmine’s Curious Eating (Food Stories)

Food as Atmospheric – Interview with Farhan Karim

Dear fellow hungry philosophers, Here are few short food vignettes from my conversation with architecture professor, Farhan Karim at the University of Kansas. I was wonderfully struck by the atmospheric clarity of his food memories. These stories definitively show how an architect remembers enjoyable experiences —as graphically spatial, social and sensual. The first memory that… Read More Food as Atmospheric – Interview with Farhan Karim