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The greatest comeback in the history of the culinary arts

The Cellar Restaurant, in Anstruther, is an exemplar of that familiar category: the restaurant with a reputation.  You can’t get in without a reservation, never mind the day of the week, and I’ve been wanting to eat there for nearly three years, since I stayed at St. Andrews in 2008. Read the rest of this entry »

A note on metaethics

What do we mean when we say that some food – some substance (pork, wood ear mushrooms, Nutella), some dish (tacos de lengua, bangers and mash, crème caramel), or some particular food object (this taco, this crème caramel) – is good? If food is like everything else, this question is richly ambiguous, as bonum est multiplex. Thus: are there a plurality of evaluative domains for food, and if so, what are they?

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