Spring 2010, Volume 10, Number 2

Spring 2010, Volume 10, Number 2

from the editor
Begging for Crusts | Darra Goldstein

borborygmus
Rumblings from the World of Food

orts and scantlings
Times Tables | Mark Morton

feast for the eye
Food Masquerade | Ann Bermingham

poem
The Treatment and Mistreatment of Fish | M.N. Altenderfer

passages
Of Math and the Monkey God | Vijaysree Venkatraman

ritual
Mealtime at a Tibetan Monastery | Eric C. Rath

prose
Act of Love | Judith Reese Gorfain

investigations
The Pavlova Wars: How a Creationist Model of Recipe Origins Led to an International Dispute | Helen M. Leach
The Cultural Politics of Eating in Shenzhen | Mary Ann O’Donnell

ecology
On the Tomato Trail: In Search of Ancestral Roots | Barry Estabrook

illuminations
Veilleuse-théières: Form and Function in Nightlight Teapots | Carol Penn-Romine

identity
Upgrading the Local: Belgian Cuisine in Global Waves | Peter Scholliers and Anneke Geyzen

entrepreneurs
The Tomato Queen of San Joaquin | Ken Albala

memoir
Still Life on the Half-Shell | K.G. Schneider

lives
The Rogue Winemaker of Bully Hill | Susan Raich

photographs
Swahili Style | Gwendolyn Meyer

chef’s page
Alba, Boulder, Colorado | Alexander Feldman

at the movies
Mastering the Art of Feminist Mentorship | Caetlin Benson-Allott

review essays
Italian Traditions | Nancy Harmon Jenkins
From Slaughter to Supper: The Politics and Pleasure of Meat | Dawn Johnston
Blame It on the Grain | Joy Parks

the bookshelf
Books in Review

lagniappe
United Steaks of America | Dominic Episcopo

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