What are you “hungry” for in real life right now? Do you crave emotional nourishment? Spiritual nourishment? Intellectual nourishment? The food in your dream very likely symbolizes what is available to you in waking life that could “feed” a particular need you have. A lot of food would suggest that there are many things available to you right now that would fulfill your needs. Scarce food would mean that you don’t feel there are many options available to you at this time. Food in dreams can alse refer to a weight issue. If you are trying to or need to lose weight, it is common to dream of food.