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The Food Rorschach Test: What Do You See in What You Eat?

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Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 7:30 AM

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  • Anne Fishbein
Food as art is an overwrought concept; so is food as therapy. But food as art and therapy? Now, that's more fun. And so, we created a little quiz similar to the inkblot test you might have taken during one of your early therapy sessions: Take a look at each photograph, consider what you're seeing and choose the answer that comes closest to your mind's eye. And while we probably can't give you much insight into why you do what you do, we can use your answers to make a few suggestions on where you might like to eat tonight. Which, really, is the least that your therapist can tell you when your 50 minutes are up.

click to enlarge ANNE FISHBEIN
  • Anne Fishbein

1. In this photograph, you see:

a) The Last Supper

b) Colin, a happy little guy who runs around

c) The chicken panzella at Freddy Smalls

d) Puzzle pieces

e) Bacon

click to enlarge ANNE FISHBEIN
  • Anne Fishbein

2. In this photograph, you see:

a) Your calendar

b) The wonders of Koreatown

c) The banchan at Soban

d) You're too distracted trying to figure out which one of these small plates is not like the others to interpret this photograph.

e) Bacon

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