Movies: Shaken & Stirred

by Michael Cecconi In the movies, as in life, there is the introduction.  I, for one, prefer the laconic approach, letting the words accrete and begin to form an image after much time.  But sometimes the ball must roll faster.  To this end, I crib from Daniel Day Lewis for my introduction, and look forward […]

A NOTE FROM THE EDITOR

Dear Friends, If you live in the San Francisco area it is another busy weekend, especially if you love movies.NEW ITALIAN CINEMA 2018 plays Friday through Tuesday at the Vogue with new features and documentaries, three of them with food or beverage themes. And EatDrinkFilms is proud to be co-presenting. Read about them in the […]

BITTER WAS NEVER NOT THE NEW BLACK

By Michael Cecconi The Old World never stopped liking bitterness. I don’t know if it stems from having so many wars fought on their soil, or simply being exposed to it through permeable borders and colonialism. Americans appreciation of bitterness is limited at best. The United States is only reinforcing this flavor isolationism. I propose […]