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Gastronomica. 2020; 20196–97 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.96
Published: 01 February 2020
...Helen Zoe Veit Here Let Us Feast: A Book of Banquets M. F. K. Fisher Berkeley : Counterpoint , 2018 378 pp. $19.95 (paper) © 2020 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article...
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Gastronomica. 2008; 8424–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2008.8.4.24
Published: 01 November 2008
...: Drop Dead. investigations | lor i waxman The Banquet Years FOOD, A SoHo Restaurant If the city as a whole suffered, however, its woes opened up spaces where alternative cultures could experiment and even thrive. Downtown had long been a zone where artistic transgressions were freely parlayed across...
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Gastronomica. 2003; 348–12 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2003.3.4.8
Published: 01 November 2003
.... Far from being incidental, the presence of the culinary carries meaning. Yusuf Gives a Royal Banquet in Honor of His Marriage, a miniature made in the northeastern Persian city of Mashhad between 1556 and 1565 to illustrate a poem by the mystical Sufi Abdul-Rahman Jami (1414 1492), is an example of...
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Gastronomica. 2015; 1521–2 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2015.15.2.1
Published: 01 May 2015
...Gary Alan Fine; Christine Simonian Bean Banquets are a central part of American political culture, combining culinary and rhetorical “red meat.” These are gatherings for the partisan faithful, aiding in fundraising or honoring electoral victors. As in the case of Joseph McCarthy’s claims of...
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Gastronomica. 2012; 12496–103 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/GFC.2012.12.4.96
Published: 01 November 2012
...jane levi The article investigates a range of lavishly staged banquets evoking death and funerary rituals in history and fiction, comparing them with actual funerary practices involving food. Examples discussed range from the ancient world (Greece, Rome, Egypt) to Renaissance Italy, early modern...
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Gastronomica. 2008; 838–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2008.8.3.8
Published: 01 August 2008
... part of the miracle portrayed in Veronese's grand banquet. Moreover, the sumptuousness and decadence of late-sixteenth-century Venice, reflects the dining practices and sociability of the time. Feasting scenes, like the one depicted here, often did not emphasize food; rather, the focus was on the...
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Gastronomica. 2010; 10255–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2010.10.2.55
Published: 01 May 2010
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Gastronomica. 2011; 112102–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2011.11.2.102
Published: 01 May 2011
...henry voigt William Waldorf Astor hosted a dinner for fifty politicians and financiers at Delmonico’s in 1889 to discuss how to get the upcoming World’s Fair held in New York City. Although money was no object for the banquet—Astor was soon to be named the richest man in the world—chef Charles...
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Gastronomica. 2002; 2433–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2002.2.4.33
Published: 01 November 2002
...Robert Chirico Historical documentation regarding public festivals and banquets continually acknowledges the alliance of painting, poetry, music, and design, but in contrast to these records, accounts of artists personal revelries remain scarce. This article discusses the festive, social, political...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20195–96 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.95
Published: 01 February 2020
... that might solve hun- ger in America once and for all. Shannon Thomas Perich, National Museum of American History, Washington, DC Here Let Us Feast: A Book of Banquets M. F. K. Fisher Berkeley: Counterpoint, 2018 378 pp. $19.95 (paper) If you have not yet had the pleasure of encountering the work of M...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20123–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.23
Published: 01 February 2020
... emphasis on food simplicity, comradeship, and austerity to 1990s post-socialist consumerism evidenced by pleasure/ banquet eating. What can wemake of Iranian state supporters somewhat am- bivalent appetites for jello? Has there been a post-revolutionary shift from the Western-inspired foods that were...
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Gastronomica. 2011; 1127–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2011.11.2.7
Published: 01 May 2011
... crustaceans and vegetables cast in part from nature. By linking the manipulation of silver to the transformative treatment of ingredients in eighteenth-century cuisine, and by reimagining the tureen’s visual effects and conversational potential in the context of a lavish, candle-lit banquet, the essay...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19410–19 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.10
Published: 01 November 2019
... a certain year, I went there to attend a Spring Festival banquet given at the house of one of my students. The most excellent viand was a dish of blanched spring bamboo shoots and pork; the winning point of the dish was that the bamboo shoots left no dregs in the mouth. At that time of the year...
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Gastronomica. 2010; 10179–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2010.10.1.79
Published: 01 February 2010
...-poisoning at a banquet prepared by Food Testing Kitchens at a magazine that sounds suspiciously like The Ladies’’ Home Journal . Poems in Ariel portray cooking as dangerous and kitchens as either scary or suffocating for women. In conclusion, the article looks at what we know about Plath's final days, where...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19296–98 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.2.96
Published: 01 May 2019
... Rhetoric of American Home Cooking Traditions in the Twenty-First Century (University Press of Mississippi, 2018) Finn, S. Margot,Discriminating Taste: How Class Anxiety Created the American Food Revolution (Rutgers University Press, 2017) Fisher, M.F.K. , Here Let Us Feast: A Book of Banquets (Counterpoint...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19282–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.2.82
Published: 01 May 2019
..., HTTPSWWW.UCPRESS.EDU/JOURNALS/REPRINTS-PERMISSIONS. DOI: HTTPSDOI.ORG/10.1525/GFC.2019.19.2.82. G A S T R O N O M IC A 82 S U M M E R 2 0 1 9 in Russian and East European Studies and I took a Russian History class where I happened to write a paper on banquet- ing. I found food to be a fascinating lens through which to...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19229–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.2.29
Published: 01 May 2019
... necessities such as vinegar, sauces, dumplings, and ales, as well as more elabo- rate preparations for banquets like roast goose, meat stews, and wheat pastries. In total, the Book of Nourishing Life sup- plies almost six hundred different recipes, making it not only the longest surviving work on gastronomy...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 191124–126 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.1.124
Published: 01 February 2019
... Revolution (Rutgers University Press, 2017) Fisher, M.F.K., Here Let Us Feast: A Book of Banquets (Counterpoint, 2018) Franklin, Sara B. (ed Edna Lewis: At the Table with an American Original (University of North Carolina Press, 2018) Futrell, Susan, Good Apples: Behind Every Bite (University of Iowa Press...
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Gastronomica. 2018; 184109–111 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2018.18.4.109
Published: 01 November 2018
... Press, 2017) Du Bois, Christine M., The Story of Soy (Reaktion Books, 2018) Finn, S. Margot, Discriminating Taste: How Class Anxiety Created the American Food Revolution (Rutgers University Press, 2017) Fisher, M.F.K., Here Let Us Feast: A Book of Banquets (Counterpoint, 2018) Franklin, Sara B. (ed Edna...
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Gastronomica. 2018; 18494–102 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2018.18.4.94
Published: 01 November 2018
... record for the most expensive truffle ever sold is $50,000. Sotheby s auctioned it, and after its purchase the truffle was served at a banquet in Taiwan: www.newyorker.com/tech/elements/ worlds-largest-truffle-goes-auction 7. If you like global culinary history, the truffle s rise to glory intermingles...