The transformation of food from kitchen to cultural phenomenon is evident everywhere. “We are witnessing the Italian Renaissance in food …” says Krishnendu Ray, a food and nutrition expert at New York University. “The world of food today is exactly how the world of literature and painting evolved.” A waiter carries out a dinner at Oleana restaurant in Cambridge, Mass.
The Nichols had to tell their 11-year-old son about the Boston Marathon bombings — he'd been upset when they hid the Newtown, Conn. headlines from in him December. Now, a day after the Boston Marathon, Martha Nichols mulls over their decision.
The London Marathon is set for April 21. Officials say the best way to show solidarity after the Boston Marathon attacks is to go forward.