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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (3): 1–13.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Sarah Fouts After Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, newly arrived loncheras , or taco trucks, provided an invaluable and overlooked service, feeding cleanup crews and reconstruction workers. Yet despite the important role these Latinx food vendors continue to fill and their growing popularity among...
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Gastronomica (2012) 12 (1): 62–65.
Published: 01 February 2012
...geoff dougherty Nationwide, trucks brought in $630 million last year, an increase of 3.6 percent over the previous year. However, the rise of the food trucks hasn't come without trouble. A recent court ruling held that vendors in New York City aren't allowed to park in metered parking spaces. Truck...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (1): 55–64.
Published: 01 February 2019
... moonlighting as a truck driver for the sugar beet harvest. Rather than dismiss industrial food as fake on the one hand or “foodie culture” as entitled on the other, the author looks for how the quest for authenticity can transcend this divide. He argues that food work offers ways to see differently the...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 67–78.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., anxiety, and worry, comes from broader concerns about individual and community health, weight, and well-being, as well as from longing for the relations that made certain foods seem naturally embedded in a particular community and rooted in a specific landscape. We consider and compare three very...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 96–98.
Published: 01 May 2020
.../reprints-permissions . 2020 Gastronomica: The Journal for Food Studies Three Burgers THERE IS A GOLDEN THREAD that stitches through my life. To be precise, it is a golden and raw umber thread with occa- sional lengths of prime red. This is the burger thread. It is hitched to all those hamburgers...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): iv–vii.
Published: 01 February 2020
... the 1950s and 1960s in the wake of the peasant uprising in the durum wheat latifundia of Puglia. Half the rural town of Cerignola relocated to the Barriera di Milano neighborhood of Turin, creating an urban village in the city and two twin communities, one North and one South, sending people, food...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): 59–68.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Chhaya Kolavalli In recent years, the whiteness of the local food movement has been an increasingly popular topic in both academic and popular discourse. In what ways have those within this movement responded to critiques of exclusionary whiteness and privilege? Drawing on interviews with local...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2020
... good food can mean for the very future of democracy when he delivered the 2019 Distinguished Lecture at the annual event co-sponsored by the SOAS University of London and Gastronomica . The recorded talk is available for free at www.soas.ac.uk/about/ . This year, in addition to reprinting the lecture...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): 69–78.
Published: 01 February 2020
... now has not only a Costco and a Walmart but also a new consciousness of local foods, and in addition to Lester s Farm, there is a farmers market with earnest purveyors of backyard chickens and their eggs, grass-fed lambs, goat s milk, and local cheese and preserves. Of course, there is glorious fresh...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (4): 49–59.
Published: 01 November 2019
... article, even if it meant eating raw fish (Hsin-I Feng 2012). Other examples of Asian American culinary fusion, popularized by chefs like Roy Choi (Roy Choi s Kogi taco trucks) as street food, are seaweed guaca- mole, or the Japanese/Korean burritos where the wrapping tortilla of the seafood tacos is...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (4): 42–48.
Published: 01 November 2019
... became a model for a new type of historical research in food process- ing. First, let s look at umami itself. Over the past two decades there has been a great deal of cu- linary excitement over umami, the fifth taste. Hardly a novel concept, it goes back a century, first identified by Kikunae Ikeda in...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (3): 8–19.
Published: 01 August 2019
... bank had over fifty staff and an army of volunteers loading and unloading food out of and into refrigerated trucks all day long, with an estimated 33% of all nonperishable donations coming from the US and state government programs. The food bank controlled by far the largest operation of food recovery...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (3): 99.
Published: 01 August 2019
... of Vermont Keepers of the Future: La Coordinadora of El Salvador Avi Lewis, Director Klein Lewis Productions Bullfrog Films, 2018 24 mins. DVD To grow food systems that allow everyone to thrive in the on- slaught of climate change, it is worth paying attention to com- munities who already demonstrate...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (3): 98–99.
Published: 01 August 2019
... Resistance will be donated], the Southern Poverty Law Center, and Planned Parenthood); Ten Ways to Engage That Aren t So Obvious (take a self-defense class, do pro bono work, support or create an after-school program); and Ten Things YouCanDo in Less Than TenMinutes (try foods that are unfamiliar to you...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (3): 29–40.
Published: 01 August 2019
...-site research combined with her own culinary experiences when living in post-Soviet Siberia, this article describes the multiple influences on the food supply and taste preferences of Siberians; many of the wild foods available to Siberians for thousands of years; the challenges of food supplies and...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (1): 65–78.
Published: 01 February 2019
.... Multipronged strategies include awarding scholarships to South Korean students to train overseas in culinary schools, training foreign chefs in the art of Korean cuisine, providing incentives to hotels to open Korean restaurants, operating a food truck in New York City and giving out free lunches, recruiting...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (1): iv–x.
Published: 01 February 2019
... puréed eggplant and pepper. Virtually all of the gifts have been for my table at home, which is significant given the amount of time I have spent sitting at the table with friends, colleagues, and acquaintances. Food is at the center of everything in Russian daily life, largely because it brings people...
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (4): 71–81.
Published: 01 November 2018
... caffeine addicts hunched over laptops in trendy London coffee shop as I furiously emailed lists of business con- tacts. I cherished my evening relaxation in sweaty, speed-of- light-paced Ashtanga yoga classes and my nighttime dining with friends over fine food-truck Indian cuisine when I wasn t wolfing...
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (4): iv–vi.
Published: 01 November 2018
... intriguing. What are the criteria by which food makers, diners, activists, and policy makers decide that homemade food is or is not desirable? Here in California, there is an obvious raced, classed, and gendered component to these decisions. Street food sold from a truck by young, white entre- preneurs is...
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (4): 13–25.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Bo McMillan “The apple pie was more than just ‘nutritious, man.’” Despite frequent critical fixation on the jazz aspects of Jack Kerouac's oeuvre, this reconsideration of the author's canon poses food as a central theme of the Duluoz Legend and analyzes the ways in which Kerouac thought and wrote...