Edna Lewis, celebrity, and the mutuality of art & discovery
“Art is not a thing — it is a way.”
On a 2017 episode of Top Chef filmed in Charlestown, South Carolina, chefs were challenged to cook a dish inspired by Edna Lewis.
“I have no clue who Edna Lewis is,” one contestant whispered under his breath. Recapping the episode at the time for Eater, writer Alison Lieby was incredulous, even…