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Gastronomica. 2017; 17475–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2017.17.4.75
Published: 01 November 2017
... readings of Král's restaurant reviews. I find that they are consistent with the restorative nature of the Czech political and economic transition after communism. To Král, the restaurant represents a microcosm of society. Thus, in the spirit of restoration and revitalization, he elevates the genre of...
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Gastronomica. 2010; 10352–57 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2010.10.3.52
Published: 01 August 2010
... immense political and economic clout California railroads had at the time. In Casa Verdugo, she had created a style of restaurant that was really about a romantic and sensual vision of the good life——colorful setting, exotic food, the scent of flowers, sweet music in a foreign language, all in an...
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Gastronomica. 2018; 18494–102 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2018.18.4.94
Published: 01 November 2018
... politics are at play when a country bans a cooking technique. Drawing upon such seemingly disparate works as David Foster Wallace's landmark essay “Consider the Lobster,” the author's own ethnographic fieldwork in an haute cuisine restaurant in Europe, and the teachings of the French existentialist...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 202109–110 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.109
Published: 01 May 2020
...-permissions . 2020 Gastronomica: The Journal for Food Studies A Foodie's Guide to Capitalism: Understanding the Political Economy of What We Eat Eric Holt-Giménez New York : Monthly Review Press , 2017 280 pp. $95.00 (hardcover); $25.00 (paper); $25.00 (eBook) Reviews A Foodie s Guide...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 202110–111 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.110
Published: 01 May 2020
... nonmeat product and restaurant offerings (see, for example, Toronto Life s November 2019 Future of Food special), due to a range of health, environmental, and dietary preferences. Little s back- ground as an environmental and science journalist is apparent in her characterization of the stark dilemma of...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20237–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.37
Published: 01 May 2020
... attention to the work of twentieth-century French geographers Paul Vidal de la Blache, Roger Dion, and Jean-Robert Pitte as following a nineteenth-century academic practice of blurring the lines between the natural world and the one of politics and economic development to in effect ren- der terroir an...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20267–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.67
Published: 01 May 2020
... Road, lined with monuments, markets, bars, restaurants, and some hotels. The city is the center of transport and government in Samoa. In the past decade there has been steady urban growth, as mea- sured by the recent proliferation of shopping plazas, govern- ment offices, and cafes. In very recent...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 2021–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.1
Published: 01 May 2020
... bearer through time and space in order to emphasize the mutability of the modes of preparation, ingredients, and the social value of traditional food products. Finally, we situate polenta within its broader cultural, political, and economic contexts, underlining the uses and abuses of rendering foods as...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20116–18 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.16
Published: 01 February 2020
... UPVA was able to secure spaces in different markets across the city, one of which is the Mercado Hidalgo where the chiles en nogada event takes place. Against all odds, the Hidalgo market became the political stronghold of the orga- nization (where meetings and assemblies take place) and a space where...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20123–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.23
Published: 01 February 2020
...Rose Wellman This article explores the political life of jello, or zheleh , among Basiji Shi‘i families in the contemporary Islamic Republic of Iran. Since the inception of the 1979 Constitution, Islamic laws concerning halal food, drink, and culinary etiquette have been heavily emphasized by state...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20159–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.59
Published: 01 February 2020
... of white privilege within many social movements. POLIT ICS AND ETHICS OF TASTE | Chhaya Kolavalli GASTRONOMICA: THE JOURNAL FOR FOOD STUDIES, VOL. 20, NUMBER 1, PP. 59 68, ISSN 1529-3262, ELECTRONIC ISSN 1533-8622. © 2020 BY THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. PLEASE...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 201iv–vii doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.iv
Published: 01 February 2020
... future, in a reconfiguration of taste in new social, cultural, and technological contexts. G A S T R O N O M IC A vi S P R IN G 2 0 2 0 Paul Lewis rounds out the section with an account of his visit to China as an ambassador for Irish artisanal high-quality food and restaurants. Traveling means comparing...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20146–58 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.46
Published: 01 February 2020
... mobilized to address particular health concerns, and the wider socio, political, and environmental contexts surrounding superfoods. Our analysis revealed a total of 217 foods were considered superfoods, and were linked to 71 conditions, that primarily emphasize the ability of individuals to optimize their...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20169–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.69
Published: 01 February 2020
... trout, but my husband has been assidu- ously cultivating our local lobsterman, and he manages to produce a feed of lobster every June. Depending on your tastes, and on whether you can find them before they are exported, you may dine on huge hand-gathered scallops, POLIT ICS AND ETHICS OF TASTE...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 194112–113 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.112
Published: 01 November 2019
..., www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/ 10/the-language-of-white-supremacy/542148/. Chop Suey Nation: The Legion Cafe and Other Stories from Canada s Chinese Restaurants Ann Hui Madeira Park, BC: Douglas and McIntyre, 2019 240 pp. Illustrations. $24.95 (paper) InChop Suey Nation, Ann Hui weaves history andmemory...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 194111–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.111
Published: 01 November 2019
..., www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/ 10/the-language-of-white-supremacy/542148/. Chop Suey Nation: The Legion Cafe and Other Stories from Canada s Chinese Restaurants Ann Hui Madeira Park, BC: Douglas and McIntyre, 2019 240 pp. Illustrations. $24.95 (paper) InChop Suey Nation, Ann Hui weaves history andmemory...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 194iv–v doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.iv
Published: 01 November 2019
... the public matters too, such as José Lucas Pérez-Lloréns consideration that eating seaweed might help us manage systems that are in crisis and Azri Amram s analysis of the complex politics in Palestinian food tours. Finally, my non-traditional review of Juliet, a restaurant in Somerville...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19498–105 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.98
Published: 01 November 2019
... wholesaling and shipment to world mar- kets, and their final consumption. This work is underpinned by debates from political ecology, livelihoods literature, and commodity chain analyses, and draws on ethnographic field- work spanning the past twenty years in these uplands. In this brief piece, we focus on...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 194108–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.108
Published: 01 November 2019
... Capitalist Pigs, Anderson argues that pigs reveal the con- tours of power and conflict that have shaped the United States since Columbus. For the powerful, whether colonist, meat- packer, or industrialist, pigs enabled territorial expansion, polit- ical consolidation, and the amassing of wealth. European...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19460–73 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.60
Published: 01 November 2019
... situate the mas- sacre within a contrived history of symmetrical violence be- tween Arabs and Jews, and to pave the way for the soldiers early release. Robinson argues that the shameful Sulha and the ongoing refusal of Israeli political culture to accept the Palestinian commemoration were dramatic...