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Gastronomica. 2013; 13278–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2013.13.2.78
Published: 01 May 2013
...Frederick Kaufman © 2013 by The Regents of the University of California 2013 The Table Comes First: Family, France, and the Meaning of Food Adam Gopnik : Alfred A. Knopf , 2011 293 pp. $25.95 (cloth) cultural. Cozzi ably contests this position, demonstrating that Victorian fiction...
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Gastronomica. 2016; 1631–4 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2016.16.3.1
Published: 01 August 2016
...Emma-Jayne Abbots This essay introduces a special issue on food stuffs—meaning both food's material components and the objects through which food is transacted and mediated. Through interdisciplinary dialogue and a range of case studies situated across time and space, it explores the theoretical...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 2011–15 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.1
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; 2021–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.1
Published: 01 May 2020
...Zachary Nowak; Bradley M. Jones; Elisa Ascione This article begins with a parody, a fictitious set of regulations for the production of “traditional” Italian polenta. Through analysis of primary and secondary historical sources we then discuss the various meanings of which polenta has been the...
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Gastronomica. 2013; 13252–54 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2013.13.2.52
Published: 01 May 2013
...Courtney Balestier © 2013 by The Regents of the University of California 2013 love letters | courtney balestier Of Pepperoni Rolls and Soup Beans: On What it Might Mean to Eat Like a West Virginian in the end, it took New York City to make me a West Virginian. There is the technicality of my...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19460–73 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.60
Published: 01 November 2019
... how the tour facilitates the “digestion” of messages that many Israeli Jews would otherwise find hard to accept, such as the massacre of forty-nine dwellers of Kafr Qasim by the Israeli military in 1956. I conclude by discussing the use of food and hospitality as a means of creating intimacy and...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19341–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.3.41
Published: 01 August 2019
...Helen Veit Two activists in the efforts to preserve and revive Native American foodways, Sean Sherman and Elizabeth Woody, talk to Helen Veit about what “saving food” means to them. Sherman and Woody shared thoughts and stories at the 2018 Smithsonian Food History weekend, and we continue the...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19216–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.2.16
Published: 01 May 2019
...Leigh Chavez Bush Together, food and media have long been a means by which people communicate, perform their identities, and express their values. This article focuses on how contemporary culinary work is influenced by the new mediascape, a channel of convergence through which we understand, enjoy...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19179–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.1.79
Published: 01 February 2019
... cultural frame to facilitate the revival and rebranding of Japan's national drink. This adoption is a “culinary translation” of Japanese sake through the globally familiar language of wine. In this process, the Japaneseness of sake is by no means challenged, but made “legible” through the more familiar...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19114–32 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.1.14
Published: 01 February 2019
.... Politicians, statesmen, and philosophers across Europe enthusiastically promoted the potato as a means of strengthening the body politic. They framed this promotion within a language of choice and the individual pursuit of happiness. In so doing they laid the foundations for today's debates about how to...
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Gastronomica. 2018; 18413–25 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2018.18.4.13
Published: 01 November 2018
... with the agricultural overtures of Oswald Spengler's Decline of the West , this article discusses how Kerouac understood, played with, and utilized food as a means of cultural comprehension and then—via jazz—cultural subversion within the “decline” of the West, primarily through his novels The Town and...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20267–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.67
Published: 01 May 2020
... to the characteristics and meanings that food assumes in particular locations and communities. This includes patterns of articulated worry-nostalgia around local cuisines feared to be fading, and the ways these inter- twine with other anxieties about individual and community health, weight, and well...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20212–29 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.12
Published: 01 May 2020
... means and motives thoroughly to reflect upon his rights and duties, and holding a sufficient stake in the soil to induce him to perform those duties both for himself and his country. It is to the truehearted and independent yeomen of a nation that we look, in times of national danger, to uphold its...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 202114–115 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.114
Published: 01 May 2020
... does not, as its name suggests, actu- ally abandon agriculture and animal husbandry as subject mat- ter, but reworks domestication by thinking through the landscapes, oceanscapes, and even atmospheres in which it occurs. Taken as a means of inhabiting a landscape and of trans- forming the relationships...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20291–95 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.91
Published: 01 May 2020
... with the expert (ish) of fermentation, I have been humbled, but by no means has my enthusiasm for fer- mented foods been dampened. I cannot curemy autoimmunity with a daily dose of kombucha, but if I adopt Katz s holistic ap- proach to health and eat hearty servings of fermented foods over a long...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20279–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.79
Published: 01 May 2020
... baristas, offering a clear path to technical im- provement for those who aspire to develop in their craft. These competitions exist partly as a means to legitimate the idea of the specialty barista as a serious profession, and partly to position specialty coffee as an industry whose practitioners are...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20237–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.37
Published: 01 May 2020
... I am inconsistent in the use of terroir and vineyard (Wilson 1998: 55-56). Another well-known wine writer, Jamie Goode, muses online on guide- lines for using terroir everywhere: the site- or region-specific characteristics of a wine and broad enough to encompass all the useful potential meanings...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20230–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.30
Published: 01 May 2020
... and illness in the participants who had, until then, been relishing the meat (Wollan 2016). The books and articles cited in this paper by no means con- stitute a comprehensive list. The story of the mad scientist/ marketer serving dyed food under artificial lighting to unsus- pecting guests/subjects...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20245–54 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.45
Published: 01 May 2020
..., fish, and shellfish. 4. Tataki (lit., minced ) is a Japanese technique for mincing fish or meat. 5. Ikijime means to force to live and is also spelled ikejime. 6. The Japanese Culinary Academy was founded in 2004 to promote understanding of Japanese cuisine overseas. 7. Kaiseki, the most refined...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20255–66 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.55
Published: 01 May 2020
... analysis, compared to high-speed modern mills, the traditional granite wheels gently accom- plish both crushing and malaxing at lower temperatures, although he concedes that oxidation is a negative factor. Caricato makes a rare affiorato (which literally means skimmed ) oil. Affiorato is largely a lost...