Peasant Picnic: Lunch with Greg Gould

Most restaurants in Albuquerque are provisioned by Sysco, Ben E. Keith or U.S. Foods. So we are essentially eating the same foods from the same source across a huge swath of restaurants. But when we go to someone’s house for dinner we’re in a guest/host relationship which is very different. “There’s no menu, no choice…reciprocity is built in. There’s an unspoken understanding if you invite me to dinner, I’ll invite you in turn. All around the world this idea of hospitality applies…and it’s through food sharing that community is built.”

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