In an interesting radio interview with Elvis Mitchell the award winning film director, Quentin Tarantino, has discussed his use of food in movies.
From the famous burger conversation to the infamous restaurant hold-up in Pulp Fiction Tarantino has constantly used food and set dialogue with people eating throughout his films.
Speaking with Mitchell the director said: "I've always found restaurant scenes to be kind of ritualistic. He added: "I’ve always associated getting to know somebody, trading info back and forth, finding if you’re compatible, anything like that — it always happens over restaurants, or dinners.”
Tarantino discusses his use of food and eating scenes across a range of his movies and reveals some interesting details about his latest hit Django Unchained.
You can download the full interview with Quentin Tarantino from the KCRW website.