In the world of food and food writing, it was the best of times but it was also the most cringe-inducing of times, according to the folks at Grub Street. We love all sorts of food writing, from food poems to recipe writing, but this piece might create a genre of its own: food writing about food writing. Highlighting words like "mouthfeel" and "luscious," this article will do for you what other restaurant reviews do for eaters: it will make you more conscious of what you're consuming, which in this case happens to be literature.
Read Stick a Fork in 'Em: Which Food-Writing Clichés Should We Toss Out Forever? on Grub Street.
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