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Feast Your Eyes

For some, culture is an acquired taste – but not when it comes to food! TIME and National Geographic photographer Peter Menzel and his wife, Faith D’Alusio, have prepared a sampler plate of world culture with their photographic exhibit Hungry Planet: What the World Eats. The best part? We’ve saved you a seat!

Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

The Hungry Planet exhibit, sponsored by Love’s Travel Stop & Country Stores, follows the lives of ten families as they produce, shop for and prepare food over the course of one week. We’re talking American fast food, Mali open kitchens and everything in between – a taste of culture for visitors of all ages. 

Chinese Street Stall

The 40 deliciously intriguing photos, from Menzel and D’Alusio’s award-winning book, show the sharp contrasts and universal aspects of this essential human pursuit. Even if photography isn’t your cup of tea, Hungry Planet takes the cake with several surprising revelations about global food preparation and consumption.

Vegetable Market in India

 So eat your heart out! Hungry Planet will be at the Sam Noble Museum from May 3 until August 31. But, if you’re looking to whet your appetite beforehand, join us for an opening reception on Friday, May 2 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.! The public opening will include food tastings from these savory local vendors: 

     Himalayas

     Caesar’s Catering

→     Sooner Legends

     LOCAL

     Legend’s

     Abbey Road Catering

     Simply Falafel

 You might have a lot on your plate, but this is one (mouth-watering) exhibit you won’t want to miss. So join us on May 2 for the public opening, and sink your teeth into world culture.