THE NEXT MENU: a seaside dinner in the year 2035
As our climate changes, so too do our sources of food. The warning signs are already visible in our oceans, where acidification, toxification, and over-consumption are already reshaping marine ecology. So what might a “seaside supper” look like in thirty years? Will we turn to overlooked sources of nutrition, or synthesize new ones?
Together with The Bellwether and chef Jen Monroe, we presented a dinner party from the near future, replete with spirulina ice and jellyfish sorbet, a "shrimp farm" soup course, his 'n' hers jellies, and short fictions imagining our next menus.
All photos by Steven Acres
Live illustration by Perrin Ireland