The Masters of Social Gastronomy Meet Their Sweet Tooth
Public Assembly (70 N. 6th St., Brooklyn)
Come on down to Public Assembly in Williamsburg on Tuesday, April 30, for our monthly Masters of Social Gastronomy lecture. This month we’re talking about **sugar and artificial sweeteners**.
Brooklyn’s had a long relationship with sugar, from Williamsburg’s Domino Sugar factory to the Navy Yard’s love child Sweet n’ Low. We’ll follow sugar’s path from sticky brown foodstuff to pinnacle of modern science.
But is giving in to our sweet tooth digging our own graves? Let’s break down the science behind the fear of sugar, from carcinogenic artificial sweeteners to the possible perils of that ubiquitous high fructose corn syrup.