Food Poem – Recipe for a Salad by Sydney Smith

To make this condiment, your poet begsThe pounded yellow of two hard-boiled eggs;Two boiled potatoes, passed through kitchen-sieve,Smoothness and softness to the salad give;Let onion atoms lurk within the bowl,And, half-suspected, animate the whole.Of mordant mustard add a single spoon,Distrust the condiment that bites so soon;But deem it not, thou man of herbs, a fault,To… Read More Food Poem – Recipe for a Salad by Sydney Smith

Food Poem – In the Produce Aisle by Kirsten Dierking

In the vivid redof the fresh berries,in the pebbled skinof an emerald lime,in the bright colorsof things madeto be transitory, you see the samelovelinessyou find in your owndelicate flesh,the lines fannedaround your eyescharming likethe burnishof plums, your life likeall the otherfragile organics,your soft handhovering overthe succulent apple,you reach for it,already transforming. Kirsten Dierking, “In the… Read More Food Poem – In the Produce Aisle by Kirsten Dierking

First World Food Warning: Taco trucks at every corner

Usually, I post benign, seemingly non-political musings about food as social glue. I know this is old news but I’m fascinated by a perceived immigrant threat represented through food. In this case, the threat that increased latin immigration in the U.S will result in food trucks at every street corner turned into a joke, as most… Read More First World Food Warning: Taco trucks at every corner

Navigating Brooklyn’s Food Mecca as a Broke, Millennial Foodie – Guest Post

Immediately after accepting an internship offer in Manhattan last April, I started to fantasize about how fabulous my summer would be. The first thing on my mind was not the crazy nightlife, the many free summer concerts, or the various world-renowned art museums – it was Smorgasburg, an outdoor ‘flea’ market that hosts dozens of… Read More Navigating Brooklyn’s Food Mecca as a Broke, Millennial Foodie – Guest Post