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Gastronomica. 2016; 16319–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2016.16.3.19
Published: 01 August 2016
... argue that food metaphors acquire a life of their own and may express unexpected meanings. Second, I point to the unexpected role of mediator undertaken by Palestinians of Israeli citizenship in this event. I suggest that a process of what I term “gastromediation” was taking place in Abu Gosh, in which...
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Gastronomica. 2015; 15470–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2015.15.4.70
Published: 01 November 2015
... designing the hunger antidote by representationally displacing authority in science with authority in “traditional ways,” this recasting of the actors leaves the broader narrative and underlying curative metaphor in place. As malnutrition alleviation programs integrate cultural difference, critical food...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19367–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.3.67
Published: 01 August 2019
... overwhelmingly celebratory response to Fisher's metaphorical approach to food writing in her memoir, The Gastronomical Me . By considering Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher's complicated, often negative relationship with food, as highlighted in her journal entries and interviews, the author argues that The...
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Gastronomica. 2015; 15340–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2015.15.3.40
Published: 01 August 2015
... await in an uncertain future. This essay addresses the process of gaining entrée to a major Portuguese food retailer by making use of the metaphors of flirting and dating. The slow process of engagement with this retailer is described, in particular a two-day “backstage” visit of its food retail...
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Gastronomica. 2007; 7264–70 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2007.7.2.64
Published: 01 May 2007
... such as that of pastries made by nuns. Each dish functions primarily as metaphor, most often for a decaying society and approaching death, but Lampedusa's own passionate love for good food fuels his sensuous descriptions, and his own tastes are revealed obliquely through the preferences of his...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 201viii–ix doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.viii
Published: 01 February 2020
... . 2020 Contributors NoahAllison studies the spatial and social compositions of urban regions. As a PhD candidate in Public and Urban Policy at The New School, he is inves- tigating the influences of immigrant-operated food practices in neighborhoods with dense concentrations of ethnic diversity. Jane...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20146–58 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.46
Published: 01 February 2020
..., while obscuring systemic problems such as poverty, food deserts, and environmental degradation (Coveney 2006; Griffiths and Wallace 1998). Metaphors used in the media to discuss superfoods rein- force the idea that superfoods can combat illness or main- tain health (Breeze 2017). The benefits of...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19460–73 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.60
Published: 01 November 2019
... 1 9 extension. According to Herzfeld (1987), the act of hosting enables a certain identification of various levels of collective identity: village, ethnic group, and national territory, if only metaphorically. In the hospitality context, the food provides added intimacy and has a pacifying role...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19379–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.3.79
Published: 01 August 2019
...Ines Sučić; Tihana Brkljačić; Ljiljana Kaliterna Lipovčan; Renata Glavak-Tkalić; Lana Lučić The aim of this study is to explore the content of lay definitions of happiness containing food/drink and food-related terms. This research is part of CRO-WELL—the Croatian Longitudinal Study of Well-Being...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19360–66 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.3.60
Published: 01 August 2019
...Sylvie Durmelat If food is transient, so are the techniques, gestures, and know-how required to preserve it and extend its lifetime. “There is a life and death of gestures,” Luce Giard (1998: 202) suggests with a tinge of nostalgia. Casablanca-born and Marseille-based visual artist Ymane Fakhir (b...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 192iv–v doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.2.iv
Published: 01 May 2019
...://www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2019 WE TALKED A LOT ABOUT EGGS this month, after we decided to feature them on our first cover. Eggs feature in all of the food traditions that show up on the tables of our new Editorial Collective. Hard-boiled, then fried and smothered in a rich, tomato gravy, they...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19260–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.2.60
Published: 01 May 2019
... and dig into the fields and farming community I had studied from a distance. I unearthed my passion for reading and writing poetry. I made a conscious decision to write and teach and, most importantly, to start a farm. Poets have been discussing food for a long time. It makes for good metaphor and...
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Gastronomica. 2007; 7442–52 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2007.7.4.42
Published: 01 November 2007
...nathalie jordi Even apparently insignificant artifacts like menus or food columns function as spy-holes into an epistemology, revealing coded cultural mores, rituals and desires. This article explores the nature of the relationship between distinction and French cooking in Samuel Chamberlain's 1941...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 191122–123 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.1.122
Published: 01 February 2019
...=reprints . 2019 Interpreting Food at Museums and Historic Sites Michelle Moon Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield , 2016 xiii + 205 pp. Illustrations. $35.00 (paper) cheese in a taco to the whole myriad of goat cheeses and French cheeses (p.14). Cumulatively, these sidebars help read...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 191iv–x doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.1.iv
Published: 01 February 2019
... through. Babushka jam, clearly, was sacred. When I became editor of Gastronomica at the end of 2012, it was these memories of food and company from my time in Russia that inspired my vision for the journal. I wanted to take food as the inspiration for setting a metaphorical table that would bring us all...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 191121–122 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.1.121
Published: 01 February 2019
... whether or not plants are assumed to be an inferior form of life by those who problematize, blur, or work to deconstruct the human-animal boundary. While this essay seems to differ from the others, it calls into question a possible blind spot regarding plant-based food when it comes to sociocultural...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 1911–13 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.1.1
Published: 01 February 2019
... metaphor for a city that is at one and the same time fiercely anticlerical and a great religious center because it combines the kosher food of the Jewish quarter, or ghetto, with the simple fare of the pig farmers of Amatrice (the eponymous home of pasta all amatriciana).8 Amatrice cuisine understandably...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19133–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.1.33
Published: 01 February 2019
... shared a persistent connec- tion for over a century. This makes a certain amount of sense; food is a key factor in our economic and social relationships. It is the physical medium through which human bodies connect to their world a critical locus of culture, economics, environ- mentalism, and morality...
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Gastronomica. 2018; 18426–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2018.18.4.26
Published: 01 November 2018
... maternal food memories. Lin and Khoo depict food as comforting and possessing a unique ability to stimulate long-term memory to counter the short-term memory loss symptomatic of this form of dementia. The gustatory and the olfactory act directly upon the limbic brain, which houses emotions. In depicting...
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Gastronomica. 2018; 18454–70 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2018.18.4.54
Published: 01 November 2018
.../journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 alcohol bottles artists’ multiples distillation contemporary art Bottles of Art, Works of Alcohol THE COMPLEMENTAR ITY OF FOOD AND art assumes many forms, so many that the richness of the pairing is hard to deny. Food serves as a subject of representation in numerous...