Designing for a global audience means making sure it fitts in all cultures. Almost impossible considering all differences among people. What and how people eat differs all over the place. From chopsticks to forks and knives and how it relates to culture and design. (source: uigarden)
Virpi Roto (Sr. Research Scientist Mobile HCI at Nokia) stated in this paper that “(…) we can talk about user experience whenever there is interaction with a product. A cake does provide user experience, because I can interact with it: I touch the cake and feel how soft it is, and bitting that cake gives delicious taste as ‘feedback’. That’s how I interact with the cake.” – So, food and UX do have things in common.
Mike Kuniavsky (of Adaptive Path fame) published a post on wine from an informational perspective.