Spring 2006, Volume 6, Number 2

Spring 2006, Volume 6, Number 2

from the editor
Feeding Desire | Darra Goldstein

borborygmus
Rumblings from the World of Food

orts and scantlings
RIP | Mark Morton

feast for the eye
Nayland Blake’s Feeder 2 | Ian Berry

memoir
The Kitchen with Seven Doors | Laura Calder

poem
The First Still Life | Lawrence Raab

community
Eating Ivy | Lisa Harper

personal history
Never Alone | Betty Fussell

illustrations
Pretty Plates about Digestion | Amanda Dumas-Hernandez

investigations
The Modern Offal Eaters | Jeremy Strong
Clock Time/Stomach Time | Raymond D. Boisvert

taste
Q | Zoe Tribur

foraging
Molly Mooching on Bradley Mountain: The Aesthetic Ecology of Appalachian Morels | Mary Hufford

antipathies
Incensed: Food Smells and Ethnic Tension | Benjamin Aldes Wurgaft

humor
Too Smart to Eat? A Tale of Precocious Pigs and Slick Chickens | David Hollander

celebrations
You Crack Me Up! | Raymond Beauchemin

americana
More Than Meets the Bun: The 1991 Sutter Home Build a Better Burger Contest | Robert Chirico

libations
The Truth in Thai Wine | Stuart Pigott

chef’s page
Andina Restaurant, Portland, Oregon | Doris Rodriguez de Platt

notes on vintage volumes
“Grow Strong and Great as I Have” | Jan Longone

at the movies
Wine Is Dead! Long Live Wine! | Amy B. Trubek

review essays
Vanilla Odyssey | Meryle Evans

the bookshelf
Books in Review

lagniappe
Everything but the Apples | Janna Weaver

Cover: F. Nicoud silvered and gilt metal, mother-of-pearl dessert servers, France, ca. 1890. Cooper-Hewitt,
National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution. Museum purchase from SI Collections Acquisition
Program, Decorative Arts Association Acquisition, and Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Funds. Photo: Andrew Garn.