What we eat, how we eat it and what food means to us, has changed profoundly in the era of digitalization and neoliberal globalization. In this file, Diggit Magazine zooms in on the different aspects and consequences of globalization and digitalization on our food and food consumption practices.
Salmon sushi was not a Japanese, but a Norwegian invention. Before calling it one of their favorite sushi toppings, the Japanese had to have salmon sushi introduced to them by Norwegian businessmen motivated by hard globalization imperatives.
Avocado toasts, rainbow bagels and crazy milkshakes are all the rage today in the food scene, and Instagram has a large role to play in this. “Instagrammable” food has changed the way we view food, and consume it as well.
Stephanie Buttermore and her layered social media personality give us insight into how influencers construct a widely desired body image. Her "Fantasy Cheat Days" make us wonder about the nature of such content and what it reflects.
When one hears yoghurt, they’ll most likely think of Greek yoghurt. However, yoghurt is not originally Greek. More countries, like Turkey and Bulgaria are branding and claiming it as part of their own cultural heritage and history.
Somewhere in 2017, soy boy got added to the terms used as insults to describe supposedly unmanly men. It became the latest insult of choice for the alt-right.
Superfoods are hot, and so is Matcha, the powdered green tea. Matcha is more than just tea, it is a superfood, an identity emblem and a social media phenomenon.
The truth of saving the world is way simpler than what we used to think. Changing your eating habit is the first step that anyone can take to change the world, and welcome to food revolution.
Mukbang culture introduces a ludic way to enjoy food. In what way does this new approach to food challenge existing ideas on healthy living?
10 years ago, being a vegetarian was hard, let alone being a vegan. Nowadays veganism is almost unavoidable in our daily lives. This article tries to explore when veganism became this big and how social media can help or has helped with this.
In this article, Anastasia Goana Go Ying Ying deconstructs the 'kapsalon shoarma'. She argues that the kapsalon can be read as an index of superdiversity.