From Dutch vanitas paintings to Laura Letinsky’s contemporary photographs, artists have long paid homage to the crumby aftermath of big meals.
Your Go-To Guide to LA Museum Restaurants
We bring you the scoop on eight dining options across LA’s cultural institutions, and it’s not all avocado toast.
Enter the World of “Sonic Catering” in Flux Gourmet
Peter Strickland’s latest fetish-fixated film imagines a community of artists who turn food and cooking into soundscapes.
Chef Silvana Salcido Esparza Blends Mexican Food, Art, and Culture
The chef’s Barrio Café in Metro Phoenix is home to the bold and the beautiful.
When You Could Get a Three-Course Meal and Coffee for 25 Cents in New York
Lisa Hurwitz’s documentary finds some impressive interviewees, including Mel Brooks and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, to remember the bygone vending machine restaurant chain Horn & Hardart.
A Food-Obsessed Frolic Through Western Art History
An art historian and food and wine writer, Leonard Barkan roves from Pompeiian mosaics to Bible passages to Shakespearean plays in search of food and drink.
30 Artists and Writers Savor and Digest Those “Lunchbox Moments”
A group of food writers in San Francisco gathered personal essays and art from 30 contributors around the country.
What Artists Cook Up in Their Kitchens
It turns out that making a dish and making a work of art have a fair amount in common.
Anthony Bourdain’s Lasting Impact on How We Look at Food and Travel
A new documentary is coming out about Bourdain, but one could learn even more about his ethos by looking at the various TV programs he hosted.
Eating Your Way Through Art History
Maite Gomez-Rejón founded Artbites in 2007, sharing her combination of food and art history, including recipes inspired by historical works.
How New York Has Changed Over the Years, as Told By Pizza
With Untitled Pizza Movie, David Shapiro spotlights a slice of NYC life.
In the Forests of Italy, Old Men Search for Truffles With Their Dogs
The documentary The Truffle Hunters looks at a dying way of life.