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Gastronomica (2012) 12 (4): 8–10.
Published: 01 November 2012
...shax riegler The 1939 World's Fair in New York City celebrated the future—“The World of Tomorrow”—while also commemorating the one-hundred-and-fiftieth anniversary of George Washington's inauguration as first president of the United States. (His swearing-in ceremony had taken place in the city...
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Gastronomica (2011) 11 (2): 102–104.
Published: 01 May 2011
...henry voigt William Waldorf Astor hosted a dinner for fifty politicians and financiers at Delmonico’s in 1889 to discuss how to get the upcoming World’s Fair held in New York City. Although money was no object for the banquet—Astor was soon to be named the richest man in the world—chef Charles...
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Gastronomica (2016) 16 (4): 27–32.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Rebecca Feinberg Expo Milano, the 2015 World Fair, promised visitors an experience that would change how we imagine feeding the planet in the generations to come. Dozens of nations constructed monumental pavilions and spectacles, creating a Disneyland-like environment of cleverly concealed...
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Gastronomica (2011) 11 (3): 77–83.
Published: 01 August 2011
... festivals, temporary installations would take the form of majestic grain palaces. At world's fairs—particularly in 1876 Philadelphia, 1893 Chicago, and 1904 St. Louis—individual states contributed novelty food displays that underscored a prime product, be it Minnesota butter, California oranges, or wheat...
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Gastronomica (2016) 16 (3): 13–18.
Published: 01 August 2016
... sort. Fat production is reported to be too animal based, too plantation based, or too resource hungry to be sustainable; too entwined with opaque globalized networks to be fair. Yet fat, particularly the yellow fats of butter and margarine, are, for eaters of North European heritage, typically a...
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Gastronomica (2003) 3 (2): 71–77.
Published: 01 May 2003
... that is devastating economies throughout the developing world without translating into meaningfully lower prices for coffee consumers. One of the few programs to step into this political void is Fair Trade. By reconfiguring the trading relationship between coffee producers and consumers to emphasize a...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (3): 99–101.
Published: 01 August 2020
...- tury for the 1884 World s Fair in New Orleans. A small Oaxacan restaurant around the corner, Comixcal, is now shuttered. Marahí López Pineda and Alexis Jiménez, both from Oaxaca, opened Comixcal three years ago. They had just enough money to pay their employees for the full month of April, and are wait...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 111–112.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of Gastronomica articles. Despite the occasional nod to phenomena such as land grabbing, rooted in uneven power relations, the emphasis on technolo- gies and an undifferentiated we often irritated me as naïve. To critique her title, being finite, the world will not get bigger, nor will humans...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 79–90.
Published: 01 May 2020
... assumed to be male. The conclusions drawn from this case study have broad significance for our understandings of gender and precariousness in the food industry, and the relationship between, and negotiation of, skill and perceived value. The rarefied world of specialty coffee competition magnifies and...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 55–66.
Published: 01 May 2020
... in Italy, normally accounting for between one-third and one-half of national production. Historically it includes two distinct oil traditions, that of the Salento and that of the nord barese, the region north of Bari. Already in the eighteenth century Puglia dominated world oil produc- tion. Oil from...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 12–29.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., perseverance, and marketing ingenu- ity. The problem with this mythology is that in a world where agricultural systems are well known to be in crisis, it narrowly defines the types of people who can and should farm and the types of farming that should be done, and it sanitizes the acceptable strategies put...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): 16–18.
Published: 01 February 2020
... time-consuming task of peeling walnuts thin skin for the sauce as well as gathering all the ingredients can discourage people from preparing chiles en nogada at home; they instead eat them in restau- rants.3 Others attend fairs where the dish is sold and a prize is awarded to the best chile maker.4...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2020
... their inefficiency and corruption, noted that the system would have worked if a public market were planned in every ward with some foresight (Baics 2016). Since the 1930s especially around the New York World s Fair of 193910 New York City has targeted ven- dors for clearance and removal, successfully...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (4): 91–97.
Published: 01 November 2019
... the unseen world of yeast and the hard physical labor humans expend in creating the perfect mood for the yeast to thrive and do the work. Yeast, that energetic single-cell fungus, and humans have a long history, and together they have created some of the main- stays of civilization. The ancient...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (3): 94–95.
Published: 01 August 2019
... food meet, the book argues three main points. First, international trade law played a key role in making sugar a commodity of global significance from the end of the nineteenth century to the formation of the current regime with the General Agreement of Trade and Tariffs (1947) and World Trade...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (3): 47–59.
Published: 01 August 2019
...- making traditions that these two trends are symbiotic, and that they animate one another. In the world of artisan cheese today, I suggest, decay is savored, and dying traditions are all the rage. Death and Rebirth in the World of Artisan Cheese In August 2005, journalist John Lichfield published an...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (3): 60–66.
Published: 01 August 2019
... light of Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia's 2018 common bid to have couscous recognized as UNESCO World Cultural Heritage, I focus on how Fakhir's video installation, compared to institutional projects of heritagization, works to restore the degraded cultural capital of this now transnational and...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (3): 95–96.
Published: 01 August 2019
... multilater- alism and trade. This is needed. As China and the United States embark on a trade war, the United Kingdom and European Union disagree about their divorce terms, Brazil and Argentina increase grain production for world con- sumption, and American foreign policy prioritizes sover- eignty, Fakhri s...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (3): 8–19.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Leda Cooks Food recovery groups and networks are springing up all over the world, building on increased concerns over the impact of waste on people and the environment. Food rescue efforts offer prosocial visibility, and thus are increasingly key to the public relations efforts of corporations and...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (2): 87–95.
Published: 01 May 2019
... questioning them (58 59). Indeed, a 2010 essay on the state of the field includes a list of core read- ings for NYU s doctoral candidacy exams in food studies that points to an overwhelming emphasis on North American and European foodways and cuisines (Nestle and McIntosh 2010). To be fair, the essay s...