ITEM EIGHTEEN: The Toothpick

toothpick-clarke-conde ITEM EIGHTEEN: The Toothpick. It is not too much of a stretch to say that food photography prior to the digital revolution owes everything to the lowly toothpick. Indispensable, undetectable, disposable; a pack of 250 were on sale tonight for 79 cents. Seen here holding together two pieces of green chile bratwurst, ladies and gentlemen- the toothpick.