Winter 2008, Volume 8, Number 1

Winter 2008, Volume 8, Number 1

from the editor
The High Cost of Food | Darra Goldstein

borborygmus
Rumblings from the World of Food

orts and scantlings
Sweetest Nuts Have Hardest Shells | Mark Morton

feast for the eye
Barry Frydlender’s Pitzutziya | Adam Rothschild

poem
Missing Ingredients | Diane Shipley DeCillis

antipathies
Aversion: A Fish Story | Alisa Gordaneer

performance
Giffords Kitchen: It’s a Circus | Ian Kelly

photographs
Aletheia | Howard Meister

investigations
Was the Taco Invented in Southern California? | Jeffrey Pilcher
On the Ideology of Nutritionism | Gyorgy Scrinis

culture clash
Michelin in America | Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson

celebrations
Red Gravy | Sara Roahen

personal history
Canceled | Margo Mensing

lives
The Milk Haul | Peter Andrey Smith

history’s table
At Supper with Leonardo | John Varriano

the spiritual life
Reaping the Faith | Leah Koenig

slice of life
Tasting Japan | Aya Brackett

libations
Pronounced “Eye” with a “Ch” in Front | Andrea Jonahs

chef’s page
North Pond, Chicago, Illinois | Bruce Sherman

at the movies
Milk in the Land: Ballad of an American Drink | Lisa Tucker

review essays
Oenological Guideposts | Sharon Bowman
Debates and Diatribes | Krishnendu Ray

the bookshelf
Books in Review

lagniappe
Spell Binding? | Keri Fisher

Cover: Chema Madoz, Sin Tìtulo, 2000. © 2008 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VEGAP, Madrid.