Fall 2004, Volume 4, Number 4

Fall 2004, Volume 4, Number 4

from the editor
Falling for Julia | Darra Goldstein

borborygmus
Rumblings from the World of Food

orts and scantlings
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Teapot | Mark Morton

feast for the eye
Of Water and Chocolate | Mimi Hellman

poems
“The Butcher” and “At the New Ohio Hotel” | Maureen Abood

memoir
Rights of Passage: Crossing Over to the Candy Store | Jeannette Ferrary

traditions
The Ideal Christmas Dinner | Cathy Kaufman

investigations
Please Play with Your Food: An Incomplete Survey of Culinary Wonders in Italian Renaissance Cookery | Jeremy Parzen
Oishinbo‘s Adventures in Eating: Food, Communication, and Culture in Japanese Comics | Lorie Brau

lives
M. F. K. Fisher in France: The First Insouciant Spell (1929-1932) | Joan Reardon

opinion
Have Your Lunch and Eat It Too | Richard Watson

obsessions
Desperately Seeking Edouard: A Passion for de Pomiane | Margaret McArthur

origins
Edible Art: Springerle Cookies | Sharon Hudgins

photographs
From The Migrant Project: Contemporary California Farm Workers | Rick Nahmias

libations
Back from the Ashes: Resurrecting the Vineyards of Pompeii | Patricia Thompson

pharmacology
Aphrodisiac Foods: Bringing Heaven to Earth | Miriam Hospodar

dining out
Late Night in the Lion’s Den: Chinese Restaurant-Nightclubs in 1940s San Francisco | Harley Spiller

chef’s page
Restaurant Fond, Gothenburg, Sweden | Stefan Karlsson

review essays
Ethical Eating | Ronald D. LeBlanc
In the Belly of the Beast: Microbial Dangers and Regulatory Debacles | Lois Banta

the bookshelf
Books in Review

lagniappe
Music with Taste

Cover: Giovanna Garzoni, Still Life with Pomegranate (detail). Scala/Art Resource, New York.