Meatopia IV: A Visual Feast

Basting

I'm basting, just like daddy … Seamus Mullen shows Mr. Cutlets how it's done.Photo: Melissa Hom


Last night's Meatopia was everything we could have dreamed of and more: an unforgettable spectacle of infanticide with world-class chefs, world-class gluttons, and the beauty of the Water Taxi Beach as a setting for both. Here's some hint of its wonders, captured by society photographer Melissa Hom.

Pork!

Scotty Smith of RUB makes the piggy squeal … with flavor.Photo: Melissa Hom

Vitellone

One of Meatopia's biggest hits: a veritable Devil's Tower of vitellone, courtesy of Marco Canora at Insieme. Photo: Melissa Hom

Adoring carnivores

Some pig! From left, Chris Bradley of Gramercy Tavern, Paul Lukas of the Sun, Andy the Meat Guy, Lily Hodge of D'Artagnan, Meatopia contest winner Tania Zamorsky, and Jeffrey Steingarten of Vogue.Photo: Melissa Hom