food photography

Typically on the table at this time of year would be dumplings for luck, a rich roast Peking Duck, the clean flavor of steamed whole Sea Bass with bright lemongrass notes, something sweet of course and the beautiful orange glow and sharp bite of mounds of clementines.
With dinner service imminent, Elena was more than generous as she let us tour the cavernous nooks and crannies of Arzak the evolutionary, cutting edge contemporary restaurant with a Basque twist.
According to The New York Times this week, the trend for amateur food photography has reached unacceptable levels, leading some of the city's top restaurants to ban it altogether.
With a growing number of people taking and sharing pictures of their food to Tumbler, Twitter, Pinterest, or a personal blog, can we no longer just sit down and simply enjoy a meal, without it being documented?
It used to be considered bad manners to take photographs in a restaurant. Now, it seems like everyone is doing it and some