Summer 2008, Volume 8, Number 3

Summer 2008, Volume 8, Number 3

from the editor
Political Appetites | Darra Goldstein

borborygmus
Rumblings from the World of Food

orts and scantlings
A Man Walketh into a Bar | Mark Morton

feast for the eye
Banqueting at the Lord’s Table in Sixteenth-Century Venice | Katherine A. McIver

poem
Shopping with Henry David Thoreau | Thom Ward

taste
A New Reign of Terroir | Charlotte Druckman

community
“Breaking Bread with a Spread” in a San Francisco County Jail | Sandra Cate

photographs
Market and Meat | Charlie Grosso

society
Grab and Go: A Restless Nation Tanks Up | Maggie Jackson

design
Eye Candy | Laurene Leon Boym

investigations
The Taste of Fame: Chefs, Diners, Celebrity, Class | Gwen Hyman
Cooking Up American Politics | Nancy Siegel

musings
The Birth of Philosophy and Contempt for Food | Michiel Korthals

health
New Patient Questionnaire | Katherine Malmo Ellis

libations
Chasing Angels: The Sweet Wine Angelica | Hank Shaw

science
Brain Food | Bernard Agranoff

devotees
Mangoes and Poetry | James Mutti

working on the food chain
New Morning Farm | Arlo Crawford

americana
Sonker | Debbie Moose

personal history
Queen of de-Nile, Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Cairo | Zora O’Neill

chef’s page
An Interview with Tony Minichiello, Vancouver | Jonathan Levitt

review essays
Go Fish | Patricia Gadsby
Culinary Whodunits | Beatrice Fink

the bookshelf
Books in Review

lagniappe
Ballad of the Nontaster | Emily Matchar

Cover: Emmanuel Sougez, Still life with Lemons and Siphon, 1926-1928. Autochrome. 17.9 x 12.9 cm. Private collection, courtesy of Hans P. Kraus, Jr., New York.