Reviving my Personal Food “column”, here’s a wonderful essay from food blogger Jessica Rodgers. I met Jessica when I traveled to San Diego in August for an improv workshop weekend. Jess improvises too, and it was such a busy weekend we didn’t get much time to talk about our love of blogging about food. I did, however, check out her blog (link at the end of the essay) and this girl loves her some good food. Here’s her personal food story.
Food is one thing. Put it with people, and you’ll see who we really are. How do we act when we eat? Do we hound something down quickly? Do we savor the textures and tastes? Do we laugh with the people there with us? I think that because people need food, we establish a kind of relationship with it. Everyone’s is different. However, with each meal, there is a story to tell. Who are you at your meal? How you eat now versus how you used to eat might say a lot about you. (more…)