Mukbang and food in the modern world

  One summer ago I didn’t have much to do so, as any bored millennial would do, I browsed the web for new and interesting things that I could watch, or listen to (or a combination of both).What I ended up finding was strange, funny but above all very relatable. It was a video ofContinue reading “Mukbang and food in the modern world”

Hidden Conduits for Joy in Mexican Cuisine

  Toward a Festive Analysis of the Burrito “A burrito (US English /bəˈritoʊ/,  buˈrito (help·info))[1] is a type of Mexican[2] and Tex-Mex food,[3] consisting of a large wheat flour tortilla with a filling, wrapped into a closed-ended cylinder, in contrast to a taco, where the tortilla is simply folded around the filling. The flour tortilla is sometimes lightly grilled or steamed to soften it, make it more pliable andContinue reading “Hidden Conduits for Joy in Mexican Cuisine”

Intolerance

Let’s talk about food. No, not the delicious new hamburger joint around the corner, the fact that your mom makes the best nasi goreng in town, or how much you like that particular chocolate ice cream they sell at that particular supermarket. Let’s talk about what food actually means to us, aside from how itContinue reading “Intolerance”