The Problem with "Food Porn" Tourism

We’ve all seen them. The waiter plops a gorgeous plate of sumptuous food on the table but, rather than taking out a fork and knife to tuck in, they grab their cellphone and snap a photo. Within minutes, it has been hashtagged #foodporn or #cameraeatsfirst and posted to Tubmlr, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.  By the time they’ve shared their gourmet delight with the world, the food is cold, and the chef is grumpy. The phenomenon of photographing food is known as food porn, and just like the “other” porn, it is highly addictive… READ MORE

By enricgomez.com