The article deals with food as a community bond based on the example of the series The Bear (2022), as food and film share a long history and food can be the key to expressing a community’s identity and strength. This is also the case with the restaurant team in the series, which acts as a (found) family, mourns the loss of a member, and, in addition to the change of a new member, they are also affected by increasingly noticeable gentrification.

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