<div>Edibles & Potables: A very different kind of feasting gig</div>
“Edibles & Potables” is F&D’s weekly Sunday morning glance at the world of food and drink outside our metropolitan Louisville coverage area. We all must work to put food on the table, but what if the job in question involved nothing more than eating the food? Quite a few of us would jump at chance to be paid just to eat, although it might be worth reading the contractual fine print in the case of this particular form of employment. The Worst Freelance Gig in History Was Being the Village Sin Eater, by Natalie Zarrelli (Atlas/Gastro Obscura) WHEN A LOVED ONE DIED in parts of England, Scotland, or Wales in the 18th and 19th centuries, the family grieved, placed bread on the chest of the deceased, and called for a man to sit in front of the body. The family of the deceased watched as this man, the local professional sin eater, absorbed the...Read more