Just finished the second episode of Chef's Table. Great documentary so far. At the end of the episode Dan Barber draws the conclusion that the innovation of food doesn't happen alone with the views of a nutritionist, an agriculture economist or an ecologist. They happen on the plate where everything comes together.

This reminded me of the book Where Good Ideas Come From by Steven Johnson. One part of the book explains that the more people with different background knowledge get together to solve a problem, the more ideas and possible outcomes are generated as when you just try to solve it on your own.

What Dan tries to say is that those people need to start working together instead of going their separate ways. Because through the process of exchanging ideas can emerge something more beautiful than there currently is.

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