The Last Supper, as Told Through Instagram


It’s hard to imagine what dinner looked like before the days of Instagram, before the whole chef v. iPhone debate, before the whole genre of restaurant photography became this treacherous minefield of either annoying your fellow diners, or eschewing your right to document your dinner however well you damn please. It’s a tricky time to be a photo-foodie — which got us thinking, What Would Jesus Do (WWJD) in this situation? Or, to be more precise, WWJI?

We decided to take a crack at it, the results of which follow below.

Here’s our look at what The Last Supper, the last meal Jesus shared with His apostles before His crucifixion, might have looked like if it took place on Instagram, complete with #hashtags, emojis and yes, gratuitous, photo-ruining filters.

Sacrilege or vital (if narcissistic) historical documentation? You decide:


By Dominique Zamora

Dominique would be a foodie if she had money to pay for food. For now, she gets by just looking at food photography, which results in at least one more starving journalism student every time Instagram breaks down.

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