Spring 2002, Volume 2, Number 2

Spring 2002, Volume 2, Number 2

from the editor
Who Doesn’t Like Comfort Food? | Darra Goldstein

borborygmus
Rumblings from the World of Food

cartoon
Sidney Harris

orts and scantlings
Sweet Nothings | Mark Morton

feast for the eye
From Field to Frame: The Fine Art of Crop Art | Diana Johnson

past pleasures
Consider the Eel | Richard Schweid

poem
Love Soup | Kathryn Hellerstein

memoir
An Edible Adolescence | Alexandra Stein

investigations
Women Who Eat Dirt | Susan Allport
The Best “Chink” Food: Dog Eating and the Dilemma of Diversity | Frank H. Wu

design
Designing Technology for Domestic Spaces: A Kitchen Manifesto | Genevieve Bell and Joseph “Jofish” Kaye

taste
Asparagus Ice Cream, Anyone? | Jeri Quinzio

archive
A la recherche de la tomate perdue: The First French Tomato Recipe? | Barbara Santich

photographs
Gail Skoff

diet
The Raw Deal | Gayle Forman

slow foods
Spanish Thistle-Bloom Cheese | Rosa Tovar

humor
The Child’s Physiology of Taste | Stephanie Hartman

chef’s page
One Market, San Francisco, California | Adrian Hoffman

wwfood
Cuisine with a Conscience | Lisa F’rare Winbladh

review essays
Revolutions in Wine | Tara Q. Thomas
Strange Foods | Andrew Chase

notes on vintage volumes
Berney’s Mystery of Living and Other Nineteenth-Century Cooking Magazines | Jan Longone

the bookshelf
Books in Review

lagniappe
Gastronomic Encounters | Dana Cook

Cover: Edward Hopper, Table for Ladies (1930). Detail. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, George A. Hearn Fund, 1931 (31.62). Photograph © 1983 The Metropolitan Museum of Art