Oh, bread and butter, you are more than just an appetizer—you’re the sustenance of a global population and the pivotal point in a meal. As you disappear as a complimentary offering from so many restaurants, we’re here to applaud what may be your final bow. You appear to be fading into a mere dining formality, which is a travesty comparable to art without Pollock’s paradoxical precision or film without Godard’s breaking of the fourth wall. This story is from Kinfolk Issue Sixteen Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 19 Going Incognito We all secretly wonder what mischief we’d make if invisible: When our identity is hidden, everything seems possible. Arts & Culture Issue 19 The Best Policy Sometimes we talk to each other without feeling heard. Honesty—a most intimate interaction—can be just as thrilling as its more devious inverse. Arts & Culture Issue 19 A Sense of Suspense With unhinged imaginations and mountains of cliff-hangers, the filmmakers behind the sci-fi podcast Limetown have all the makings of a scary story. Arts & Culture Issue 19 Like Clockwork In this new column about time, we learn how slipping off our watches makes us feel like deadline-damning renegades.