The British writer Steven Poole is getting really tired of the stuff foodies say. In his new book, he argues that we are living in an age of gluttony, where food has become our religion and celebrity chefs our gods. So, put aside your lavender gelato and have a listen to Steven Poole.
We aired a clip to start this segment from the TV showPortlandia poking fun at foodie culture. The culture can seem a little obsessed sometimes with its devotion to farmers markets, loca-vorism, competitive cooking shows and celebrity chefs.