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Gastronomica. 2020; 20279–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.79
Published: 01 May 2020
...Sabine Parrish Despite widespread attention to issues of gender and economic exploitation at coffee's agricultural origins, works within coffee scholarship systematically overlook the workers at the final stage of production: baristas, the coffee shop employees who prepare and serve beverages. This...
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Gastronomica. 2017; 17461–74 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2017.17.4.61
Published: 01 November 2017
...Andrew Kloiber This investigation contributes to studies of post-1945 Europe and the Cold War by examining the culture, economics, and politics surrounding the consumption of a single commodity in East Germany, coffee. Coffee was associated with many cultural values and traditions that became tied...
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Gastronomica. 2014; 14460–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2014.14.4.60
Published: 01 November 2014
..., technologies, and labels. This article explores one of these instruments, questioning the relative merits of the product rating system provided by GoodGuide, an internet-based tool designed to help consumers with product research, and comparing it to the fairtrade labels that are more familiar to most coffee...
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Gastronomica. 2003; 3271–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2003.3.2.71
Published: 01 May 2003
...Gregory Dicum Originating in East Africa, coffee was one of the first internationally traded commodities. An Arab monopoly on the bean was broken by the development of tropical European colonies. Coffee was the ideal colonial crop, but its cultivation relied upon widespread slavery and abusive...
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Gastronomica. 2007; 7464–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2007.7.4.64
Published: 01 November 2007
...uma girish Asia's only woman coffee taster, Sunalini Menon, is CEO of Coffee Lab, a Bangalore-based consultancy which boasts of state-of-the-art equipment and offers a gamut of seed-to-the-cup services: coffee evaluation, education, training, certification and advisory services. The lab also...
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Gastronomica. 2004; 44124–125 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2004.4.4.124
Published: 01 November 2004
... ©© 2004 BY THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 2004 A Cup of Aloha: The Kona Coffee Epic Kinro Gerald Y. Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press , 2003 ix + 159 pp. Illustrations. $17.95 (cloth) and ethnic variations that he asserts can be...
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Gastronomica. 2003; 3278–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2003.3.2.78
Published: 01 May 2003
.... Even higher, up to 5,500 feet, the land supports plants with medicinal value such as quinine trees, croton, horsetail, guava, achiote, and hierba buena. Nearly everywhere, locals grow corn, beans, yucca, and coffee. It s tempting to romanticize the region s edenic beauty and apparent utopian isolation...
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Gastronomica. 2001; 139 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2001.1.3.9
Published: 01 August 2001
...Rodney Greenblat Regents of the University of California crayo n o n paper, 1986 co u rtesy o f th e artist Coffee Escaping from a Cup r o d n e y g r e e n b l a t ...
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Gastronomica. 2001; 1319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2001.1.3.19
Published: 01 August 2001
...Elizabeth Spires Regents of the University of California I stare into the cup of coffee, black, bitter, and steaming, knowing the answers are there. A thousand days, ten thousand, I have come to this altar, the beautiful poem waiting, transparent as air. Art s secret is illusion: that all...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19379–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.3.79
Published: 01 August 2019
.../drink, while others (33.3%) used generic terms such as “food,” “lunch,” or “meal.” The most frequently mentioned specific food or drink items were coffee (28%) and sweets (22.1%). Two main dimensions of values attributed to food emerged: hedonic (76.8%) -existential (18.3%) and individual (52.2...
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Gastronomica. 2012; 12157–61 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/GFC.2012.12.1.57
Published: 01 February 2012
... Southern California coast- line, and then sought to capture the exact spot and time of day at which each one vanished. When Crosher showed the work to Caitlin Freeman, an old friend from art school who cofounded Miette Bakery and now oversees Blue Bottle Coffee s pastry program, Freeman was inspired by the...
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Gastronomica. 2012; 12455–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/GFC.2012.12.4.55
Published: 01 November 2012
... farming (rice and later coffee, among other crops), many of the ceremonies of the Kodavas revolve around the harvest calendar. Their wedding rituals, in particular, provide a fascinating look into the agricultural underpinnings of this unique group of people. This article documents the details of a two...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 202vii doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.vii
Published: 01 May 2020
... only in the imagination and nowhere in the soil. Sabine Parrish is a doctoral candidate in anthropology at the University of Oxford, where her research focuses on the material and eco- nomic aspects of specialty coffee consumption in Brazil. She runs Mec, a café in Cardiff, Wales, and is a staff writer...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 202iv–vi doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.iv
Published: 01 May 2020
.... Tackling the making and breaking of tradition from a somewhat different angle, Sabine Parrish lifts the lid, so to speak, on how gender affects the experiences of female baristas at US specialty coffee competitions, concluding that the construct of the ideal barista remains reserved for cisgendered males...
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Gastronomica. 2011; 11411–13 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2012.11.4.11
Published: 01 November 2011
... products mirrored the styling of satellites, spacecraft, orbit patterns, or astronaut helmets, but none as gracefully as these. This article places the “Circa 70” line, principally its anchor tea and coffee service, in historical context and discusses the psychology of futurism and Space Age utopia that...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20267–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.67
Published: 01 May 2020
... years, there has been a particular flourishing of coffee shops and coffee culture, commonly attributed during Hardin s fieldwork to returning migrants bringing money and ideas from places like Auckland, New Zealand (which has both a large Samoan pop- ulation and a vibrant cafe scene). The urban area is...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20183–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.83
Published: 01 February 2020
... rich worlds beyond (Bowman 2015: lines 46, 51). The storekeeper is a man of vision and breadth of mind (line 96). His wares include great works of literature, coffee beans, spices, cones of sugar, coarse salts, fabrics, and oranges: Great balls of golden wonder round, perishable globes Here a...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20146–58 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.46
Published: 01 February 2020
... benefits of certain foods: a glass of red wine for the heart, a handful of pumpkin seeds to boost your immune system, a piece of dark chocolate to prevent cancer. Several cups of coffee a day lower the risk of depression in women (O Conner 2011) and decrease liver cancer risk but possibly raise the risk of...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20116–18 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.16
Published: 01 February 2020
... like City Market or La Comer; others meet friends at the exclusive restaurants and coffee shops while nannies oversee their toddlers. The difference be- tween markets and high-end shopping areas is about inclusiv- ity versus exclusivity. Markets welcome and invite many kinds of people who continue to...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20142–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.42
Published: 01 February 2020
..., gingered green vegeta- bles, eggs boiled and stained in tea, giant steam buns and American options pancakes, bacon and maple, all consum- mated in fantastically cut tropical fruits, dainties from the mini-patisserie display, bloody watermelon juice and chestnut- hued coffee. Details of how tonight s event...