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Connections: Discussing food culture during the pandemic


The Atlantic Monthly has boldly proclaimed, "Foodie culture as we know it is over." The pandemic is "no time for snobbery," the magazine asserts, perhaps missing the entire point of so-called foodie culture in the first place.

So what are we learning about ourselves during this pandemic, as it pertains to cooking? And dining, and food, and our expectation?

Our guests this hour are local chefs who debate it, and they offer their own recipes for dishes you can probably cook at home during a quarantine. Our guests:

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.