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Gastronomica (2016) 16 (4): 78–90.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Nancy K. Stalker Japan's obsession with food TV is rooted in its gourmet boom, beginning in the 1980s, when the strong economy encouraged mass consumption of expensive foods and foreign cuisines. Gourmet TV dramas are often based on a popular manga comic and typically reproduce hegemonic gendered...