The Wild Salmon Breach

A film review by Patricia Unterman Did you see the recent news that the FDA approved genetically modified salmon (called “Frankenfish” by critics) for human consumption?  While major retailers like Target and Costco have vowed to not carry GMO salmon, this announcement sharply brings into the spotlight once again the need to illuminate the message […]

Mayan Sushi, Czar of Noir on Gangster Depp, 2 Offal & 2 Pasta Recipes, Shaken & Stirred Cocktails, Eat Real All Weekend

Welcome to issue 73 of EatDrinkFilms. This week’s issue brings a variety of responses to the vitality of Anthony Lucero’s Oakland-set movie East Side Sushi. In one of two installments of “Critics Corner” this week, Tien-Tien L. Jong foregrounds the film’s layered approach to tradition and its dedication to a woman’s story, of self-determination, while […]

Critics Corner: FOOD CHAINS

Read two critical perspectives on Food Chains (Sanjay Rawal, 2014), by Patricia Unterman and Helen DeMichiel. Food Chains opens in San Francisco on Friday, November 28, screening at the Roxie Theater through December 4. See below for info about special screenings.