Three food lovers believe in the romantic power of food

Thursday, February 12, 2009 | 12:23 p.m. CST; updated 9:49 p.m. CST, Thursday, February 12, 2009

COLUMBIA — Eric Ford, the executive chef at both Upper Crust restaurants in Columbia, believes food is inherently passionate. If it wasn’t, he suggests, people wouldn’t go to such great lengths to obtain it.