“[A]fter all the abstract intellection, there remain the facts of the frantically clanking lid, the pathetic clinging to the edge of the pot. Standing at the stove, it is hard to deny in any meaningful way that this is a living creature experiencing pain and wishing to avoid/escape the painful experience.”
- A snippet of best-selling author David Foster Wallace’s “Consider The Lobster”, written for Gourmet Magazine. David Foster Wallace was not only an acclaimed author, but a proud vegetarian and animal rights activist. Wallace passed away on Friday at the age of 46. Ecorazzi salutes you, David!
To read the essay in its entirety, visit Gourmet.com.