By Gene Howington
Here at FFS, the culinary arts have as much a place as the other arts. In an ever more interconnected world, sometimes important questions from one area of study are germane to other areas of study. One of the big questions in the ethics of science is “Just because we can do something, does that mean we should do it?”
I present that very question in the context of food with this item currently being taste tested: Doritos-flavored Mountain Dew. Yeah. You read that right. A culinary concoction only Hieronymus Bosch, H.R. Gieger or the Marquis de Sade could fathom is being tested on lab rats, er, college students.
Somewhere in the distance, the ghost of James Beard is weeping . . .