Meet Mr. and Mrs. Eat a Duck I Must / by Alice Zhao

(disclaimer: we are not sponsored by sur la table, though i wouldn't mind it if we were! that's just where we got our engagement photos taken. photo credit: sarah krusen of
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Mr. Eat a Duck I Must and I are a happily married couple living in Chicago, IL. We love eating, we love traveling, we love eating AND traveling, and we love photographing the whole process. Follow us as we journey into the world of food photography!

Eat a Duck I Must is an English phrase for the Japan-o-phile trying to remember how to pronounce Itadakimasu!, which loosely translates to "Let's eat!". As we are both big fans of authentic Japanese food and Mr. Eat a Duck I Must speaks a little Japanese, so we thought it was fitting for the title of our blog.
While on the subject of food, in this economic downturn, even harder hit are the foodbanks and non-profits that do so much good work for the ones truly in need. Take the time out to learn about some organizations such as
Be a part of the change we need.

Can't get enough of us? Shoot us an email at eataduckimustblog [at] gmail [dot] com !
We also keep a blog of our portrait photography at
Some of our commercial photography work can be seen featured on the following websites