Fall 2008, Volume 8, Number 4

Fall 2008, Volume 8, Number 4

from the editor
To Unite or Divide? | Darra Goldstein

borborygmus
Rumblings from the World of Food

orts and scantlings
Typecast | Mark Morton

feast for the eye
Nina Katchadourian’s Genealogy of the Supermarket | Cory Bernat

poem
From the series “Potato Poems” | Peter Obourn

memoir
Reflections on the Fancy Third: British Catering in the 1970s | Kay Sexton

ecology
Climate Change and the Future of Taste | Michele Field

the environment
The Stray Shopping Cart Project | Julian Montague

investigations
The Banquet Years: FOOD, A SoHo Restaurant | Lori Waxman
The Walpole Society Goes to Dinner | Jeanne Schinto

commerce
Truffle Wars | Gareth Renowden

family history
Cubed | Sarah A. Odishoo

marketing
Bringing Up Baby (Carrots) | Tina Peterson

southern hospitality
Cheese Straws | John Martin Taylor

americana
Tennessee Waltz: A Culinary Misadventure from Memphis to Nashville | John O’Connor

working on the food chain
Medium-Size Me | Jim Hinch

visionaries
Nicole’s Divine Life | Maureen Abood

origins
Martín Fierro: A Uruguayan Classic | Marcela Baruch Mangino

libations
Discovering Terroir in the Wines of Alsace | Bill Nesto

chef’s page
An Interview with Erez Komarovsky, Erez Breads, Israel | Abbie Rosner

review essay
De gustibus non disputandum | Raymond D. Boisvert

the bookshelf
Books in Review

lagniappe
Ai, Ai, Ai | Pilar Albarracín

Cover: Popcorn #11, © Susan Eder/Craig Dennis 2001. LightJet print, 27″ x 20″ matted. Courtesy of Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, D.C.