In Japan, Nyotaimori, or “body sushi,” is the practice of serving sushi and sashimi from the body of a naked woman. The Advice Project’s Food of Liberation project is a series of new feminist culinary events that play off the idea of serving food from a woman’s body. But rather than serving a meal from the body of naked woman, we’ll serve it from her mind.
Once a month, a woman who has lived under the mantle of oppression will join us for a meal and round-table discussion in a private home setting in New York City. Some meals will be fancy, some will be simple. The setting could be a raw loft in Brooklyn or an exquisitely decorated luxury condo in Manhattan. Diners won’t know the location of the event until the week before the event. What’s important is that women are able to share their stories of oppression, that we can facilitate important discussions, and that you’re provided with a unique culinary and cultural experience that you’ll never forget. Continue reading