Liza de Guia is building her own one-woman food network on Vimeo, called food.curated. The series of mini documentaries features chefs, bakers, beekeepers, fishermen, and farmers, mostly from Brooklyn and Long Island. (For those of you whose New York geography is shady, Brooklyn is on Long Island.) The self-taught filmmaker has just posted her first video set in Manhattan, starring Back Forty’s butcher and chef de cuisine, Shanna Pacifico, as she lovingly breaks down a hulking hunk of cow.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 28, 2009