Winter 2006, Volume 6, Number 1

from the editor
The Nature of Nurture | Darra Goldstein

Rumblings from the World of Food

orts and scantlings
Boning Up on Language | Mark Morton

feast for the eye
Edward Ruscha’s Chocolate Room | Liza Statton

The Reluctant Dinner Guest | Carolyn Miller

A Medieval Food List from the Monastery of Cluny | Kirk Ambrose

culture shock
Italian Butcher Shop Blues | Matthew Gavin Frank

Sake in the Wind | Jim Clarke

Organic in Mexico: A Conversation with Diana Kennedy | L. Peat O’Neil

food arts
On Dining and Creating | Jim Denevan with Chesley Chen

Shakespearean Jell-O: Mortality and Malleability in the Kitchen | Wendy Wall
Barossa Slow: The Representation and Rhetoric of Slow Food’s Regional Cooking | Adrian Peace

In Pursuit of the Cream Waffle | Lisa Yockelson

The Oyster’s French Revolution: Testing a Nation’s Reaction to a Lab-Produced Delicacy | Mohamed Merdji and Gervaise Debucquet, with Andrew Taylor

working on the food chain
“Pure” Maple Syrup? | Matthew Holmes

The Only Way to Know the Taste of a Pear Is to Eat It | Alexandra Stein

Back of the House | Michael Harlan Turkell

Wheat into Flour: A Story of Milling | Fran Gage

chef’s page
Le Dog, Ann Arbor, Michigan | Jules Van Dyck-Dobos

review essays
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? Food Fights and Regime Change | Kyri Watson Claflin

the bookshelf
Books in Review

London City Tongue Plate | Miralda

Cover: Andy Warhol, Silver Coke Bottle (1967), silver paint on glass Coke bottle with metal cap, 8 x 2 3/8 inches. ©The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts/ARS, NY.