The Food Network
is now more popular than MTV.
When you are invited to dinner you should not be shocked to receive an instagram in your smartphone illustrating what you will be served along with a very long and dull history of that dish and the scientific relevance of the preparation.
Your better half is rocking a look that is eerily similar to Daphne Oz
on The Chew
she now steadfastly refuses to eat anything not endorsed by Mario Batali
Your children speak in fake Scottish accents; their conversations peppered with swearing and often ending any discussion with a fevered scream of
"Get out of my sight!."
Today, The CBC Radio One Network The Current
with Anna - Marie Tremonti
aired an interview with British author Stephen Poole
whose latest book delivers the idea that the 21 century may go down in history as the age of gluttony and that modern culture is so preoccupied with the cult of personality that celebrity chefs are now considered deities and every dish has become "iconic"
For some of us that have been milking the "food as porn"
concept to the hilt, his tome is a surprising and welcome wake- up call.
Just eat the Monday fish special already!