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Get a Taste of Finnish School Lunch at MoMA Until October 12

If you're planning to visit the MoMA during the next two weeks, here's your chance to get a unique lunch with the price of admission. From now until October 12, MoMA is holding a special lunch series, Back to School: A Taste of Finland, featuring a meal inspired by school lunches served in Finland, the first country in the world to offer free lunches to children in school. More

'Dressing the Meat of Tomorrow' at the Museum of Modern Art

Dressing the Meat of Tomorrow, James King On display as part of the Museum of Modern Art's Design and the Plastic Mind exhibit is a piece by James King called "Dressing the Meat of Tomorrow." This exhibit explores the technique that allows edible meat to be grown in a laboratory from sample cells. King discusses the process and what this meat might look and taste like: "A mobile magnetic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) unit scours the countryside looking for the most beautiful examples of livestock. The elected specimen is scanned from head to toe, and accurate cross-sectional images of it inner organs are generated... to create molds for the in vitro meat. We... might still want to re-create a... More

MoMA-licious

I had the good fortune to visit the Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan last week. The huge installation of Richard Serra sculptures was impressive and well worth a stroll through the museum's courtyard and upper floors. However, it was The Modern, Danny Meyer's restaurant on the ground floor that really had me smiling. My wife and I enjoyed a great lunch in The Bar Room that offered small plates of Alsatian cuisine, including fresh poached "Egg in a Jar" and grilled diver scallops. It was just the right kind of quick yet sophisticated refresher you need after two hours of digesting modern art. From there, it was a quick dash across the street to the MoMA store to peruse... More

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