"The Menu" Endures, NOMA Closes: Spilled Milk #62
When real life and film intersect in an uncanny synchronicity
Would you journey out to a remote place (in this case, an island) in order to join a small group for a dinner costing over $1000 a person?
That is the opening premise of “The Menu,” and as we come to know the chef/owner a bit better the question quickly becomes: would you die for the experience?
I think it is an over the top, boldfaced, nihilist jab. A critique that wants to know how we relate to restaurant culture. What are our values as diners? I think we all need to think about that.
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