Honore Daumier's caricatures titled "Types Parisiens" (around 1840) include some wonderful depictions of restaurant scenes and chefs. Quite a few of his works were on view today when we visited the museum in Pittsburgh. We spent the late afternoon here with Aparna, Delia, Elaine, and Larry.
Of course there are also plenty of still-lifes that show all sorts of food from many times and places, like this one from the 19th century:
Delia seemed to enjoy it:
I found a lot to like, such as this conceptual art work: