Winter 2003, Volume 3, Number 1

Winter 2003, Volume 3, Number 1

from the editor
Beyond Table Talk | Darra Goldstein

borborygmus
Rumblings from the World of Food

orts and scantlings
Linguistic Shrimps | Mark Morton

feast for the eye
Sonja Alhäuser’s Sweet Installations | Catherine Dupree

poem
“Macaroni & Cheese Survey” | Terry Kirts

diet
Weight Watchers at Forty: A Celebration | Joyce Hendley

culture
Making a Tsimes, Distilling a Performance: Vodka and Jewish Culture in Poland Today | Andrew Ingall

investigations
The Skinny on Fat | Susan Allport
Train Oil and Snotters: Eating Antarctic Wild Foods | Jeff Rubin

tribute
Culture Ingested: On the Indigenization of Philippine Food | Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Doreen G. Fernandez

working on the food chain
The Molecular Tourist | Lisa Jategoankar

pastimes
Shark Bait | Jesse Browner

rituals
The Propitiatory Meal | Chitrita Banerji

illustrations
From the series Consumed, Contained | Charles Beneke

visionaries
Joe Baum: An Exaltation of Larks | Irena Chalmers

americana
Hey, Waitress! | Alison Owings

chef’s page
A Family Affair: Naha, Chicago, Illinois | Carrie Nahabedian

the bookshelf
Books in Review

lagniappe
Still Life after José Victoriano Carmelo Carlos González-Pérez 1887-1927 | Daniel Zarza

poem
“O Miracle Whip”| Terry Kirts

Cover: Emily Eveleth, “Nigh” (1998). Collection of Nancy and Robert Magoon, Aspen, CO. Courtesy of Danese Gallery, New York.