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Food Writing, Boring and Sexist

brosbefore.jpgHere is Slate's LV Anderson on how comparing food to women is an "extremely popular rhetorical device" in publications like GQ, Bon Appetit, and the New York Times. Quote: "The main reason food writers resort to comparing food to women, I'm convinced, is that food writing is boring... the main problem with woman metaphors in food writing is the way they reinforce the objectification of women." No mention of the total bro culture of food media, though. [Slate]

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