14 Jul 2019

Theodore Gioia: The Instagram food photography explosion

From Sunday Morning, 11:44 am on 14 July 2019

Instagram has done more than any other social media site to ignite the explosion of food photography that is now so commonplace around the world. Critic Theodore Gioia, who is currently writing a book on California's evolving food culture, examines the Instagram phenomenon that sees us reach for our phones before our forks. 

Chicken pad Thai dish of stir fried rice noodles with a contemporary presentation.

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