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The World According to J. Gold

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2009_10_jgold.jpgWriting for the LA Times, Jonathan Gold looks past the year's various trends and flashy openings to propose a theory that the food world's biggest shift in '09 was that it went edgy and grunge, or something: "While nobody was paying attention, food quietly assumed the place in youth culture that used to be occupied by rock 'n' roll -- individual, fierce and intensely political, communal yet congenial to aesthetic extremes: embracing veganism or learning to butcher a cow; eating tofu or head cheese, bean sprouts or pigs' ears." [LAT]

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