Growing up, the future of food as imagined by Saturday morning cartoons looked something like: put pill on plate, add drop of water and watch as Thanksgiving dinner magically appears. Though we might not be quite there yet, it's hard not wonder what eating and cooking will resemble further down the road, particularly given the booming population that is increasingly moving to urban areas coupled with limitations on resources and space. Will there still be meals comprised of distinguishable ingredients or just some blended cocktail of nutrients and flavors topped off with a dollop artful foam?

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