will music for food

Milk-cream strudel (Viennese: "Millirahmstrudel"; German: "Milchrahmstrudel")

Milk-cream strudel (Viennese: “Millirahmstrudel”; German: “Milchrahmstrudel”) [source]

One of the professors at my alma mater once told me that all the conversations in the Juilliard cafeteria were about “food, sex, and music–in that order!” It stands to reason that musicians, who deal in the “food of love” (quoth Shakespeare), take great relish in other sensory pleasures, including the food of…well, just plain food.

And our man Mendelssohn was no exception.

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