Talk To Me: Mario Batali on Disgust - Part I
Tuesday, December 22, 2009
Why do meat-eating men and women love shoulders, but not lips? Ribs, but not ears? Chowing down on pig's feet causes many to recoil, yet cheese that smells like feet is delectable?
There’s often a disconnect between our taste in food and the taste of food, and that’s just one of the topics celebrity chef Mario Batali and University of Pennsylvania professor Paul Rozin discussed during a conversation about disgust at the Rubin Museum of Art. Check out other Rubin Museum discussions with Miranda July and R.L. Stine.
More: Batali visits The Leonard Lopate Show to discuss grilling Italian food at home.
Comment: What’s the most disgusting thing you’ve ever cooked up in your kitchen?