|Doesn't have to be highbrow to make it |
on to Instagram, as long as it's food
It’s not about a $500 dinner. How many people are in that kitchen? How many people does it employ? All the artisans that make the plates that perhaps somebody ends up buying – what about that? And how many people who work in the kitchen end up going and opening their own restaurants? And then they employ people…it’s huge! It’s not that one meal. It’s not that green sweater or whatever she’s talking about.
Yes food, like fashion, is at its heart a business, as Miranda says; it's also still magic, still mystery, still theatre and genius. "Weaponized food, food tortured and contorted beyond what is reasonable"? That's eating without imagination and a willingness to be whisked away on the chef's journey, wherever it may take you.
Next up: putting on a show at Eleven Madison Park
NB to our readers: Yes, we are still continuing on our quest! Eleven restaurants down, 14 to go. While we're way behind in posting about our adventures, please visit back soon to continue reading about where in the world Liz and Rich have dined next.