The E.A.T. Blog

Discussions about community, food, art and more.
A Conversation with The American Heart Association

A Conversation with The American Heart Association

A Conversation with The American Heart Association On Thursday, March 16, 2017, I (Zach McElgunn) had the pleasure of sitting down with Allie Atkeson, a Campaign Manager with the American Heart Association. Allie’s work focuses on increasing community access to...

SYNAESTH-EAT-SIA: A Multi-Sensory Dining Primer

SYNAESTH-EAT-SIA: A Multi-Sensory Dining Primer

SYNAESTH-EAT-SIA: A Multi-Sensory Dining Primer One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating. — Luciano Pavarotti The five senses – sight, smell, hearing, taste, and...

A Molecular Gastronomy Starter Course

A Molecular Gastronomy Starter Course

A Molecular Gastronomy Starter Course Somewhere in the past 30 years, science and cooking got together and produced a culinary lovechild that combines the two in ever-evolving, ever-complex, ever-arbitrary (?) ways. Molecular Gastronomy (AKA modernist cuisine,...

Interview with The Wilton House Museum

Interview with The Wilton House Museum

An Interview with Keith McKay, Executive Director, The Wilton House Museum In the run-up to E.A.T.’s inaugural event in Richmond, VA, we sat down to have a conversation with E.A.T. Foundation’s very first host, Keith McKay, Executive Director for the Wilton House...

Community Profile: Glavé Kocen Gallery

Community Profile: Glavé Kocen Gallery

On November 16th, E.A.T. sat down with BJ Kocen, a co-owner and operator of the Glavé Kocen Gallery along with his Partner Jennifer Glavé (and their poodle, Lucy).

BJ and Jennifer were kind enough to sit down with us to discuss their role in Richmond’s community, both as a gallery and as a community hub.

Our Holiday Cocktail List

Our Holiday Cocktail List

Is a holiday really complete before the nightcap? I would argue, no, no it is not. So with that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of cocktails for the holidays this season.