Chef Art Smith would tell that you food is love. Eat Me Daily contends that food is culture. But can food be art?
Chef Grant Achatz sat down with Life magazine last week to explain the process behind molecular gastronomy and the inspiration for dishs at his restaurant Alinea in Chicago. In a series of stunning photographs (food is porn), he talks through a dish from inception to plating -- and unintentionally raises the very real question of whether cooking is an art form that just happens to use food as the medium.