Summer 2007, Volume 7, Number 3

Summer 2007, Volume 7, Number 3

from the editor
Food Politics | Darra Goldstein and E. Melanie DuPuis

borborygmus
Rumblings from the World of Food

orts and scantlings
Weighty Words | Mark Morton

feast for the eye
Vik Muniz’s Ten Ten’s Weed Necklace | Vanessa Silberman

poem
Pomegranate | Meghan Adler

border crossings
Enemy Kitchen: An Interview with Michael Rakowitz | Liza Johnson

semantics
The Disappearance of Hunger in America | Patricia Allen

landscape
The American Farm | Jason Houston

the global market
The March of Empire: Mangos, Avocados, and the Politics of Transfer | Robert R. Alvarez

investigations
Angels and Vegetables: A Brief History of Food Advice in America | E. Melanie DuPuis
Kills a Body Twelve Ways: Bread Fear and the Politics of “What to Eat?” | Aaron Bobrow-Strain

sociology
Policing Pleasure: Food, Drugs, and the Politics of Ingestion | Craig Reinarman

photo essay
Tequila Shots | Marie Sarita Gaytán

labor
Labor, Migration, and Social Justice in the Age of the Grape Boycott | Matthew Garcia

antipathies
Can’t Stomach it: How Michael Pollan et al. Made Me Want to Eat Cheetos | Julie Guthman

inventions
Vertical Farming: An Interview with Dickson Despommier | Peter Platt

working on the food chain
Understanding Receptivity to Genetically Modified Foods | John T. Lang and Susanna Hornig Priest

community
Growing Resistance: Food, Culture and the Mo’ Better Foods Farmers’ Market | Alison Hope Alkon

health
Risky Food, Risky Lives: The 1977 Saccharin Rebellion | Carolyn de la Peña
“Saving” Soul Food | Kimberly Nettles

point of view
A Heretic in the Church of Food | Joseph Schultz

chef’s page
Ken’s Artisan Bakery, Portland, Oregon | Ken Forkish

the bookshelf
Books in Review

lagniappe
Happier Meal | Jocelan Hillton

Cover: Daniel Jackson, Pair, 2002. Oil on panel 13″ x 14″. Courtesy of Robert Desantis.

Spring 2007, Volume 7, Number 2

Spring 2007, Volume 7, Number 2

from the editor
Time Travels | Darra Goldstein

borborygmus
Rumblings from the World of Food

orts and scantlings
Table Manners | Mark Morton

feast for the eye
Zhan Wang: Urban Landscape | John Stomberg

poem
Sommelier | Zilka Joseph

archive
The “Juice of a Few Flowers”: Gerald and Sara Murphy’s Life of Beautiful Things | Kathryn Price

politics
How Caviar Turned Out to Be Halal | H.E. Chehabi

essay
The Prize Inside | Toni Mirosevich

investigations
Twain’s Feast: “The American” at Table | Andrew Beahrs
The Medieval Spice Trade and the Diffusion of the Chile | Clifford A. Wright

culture
They Eat Horses, Don’t They? Hippophagy and Frenchness | Kari Weil

ritual
Heavenly Khao Chae-Aromatic Soaked Rice | Su-Mei Yu

diet
Lactose Intolerance and Evolution: No Use Crying Over Undigested Milk | Benjamin Scheindlin, MD

past pleasures
At the Prince’s Table: Food in The Leopard | Mary Taylor Simeti

classics
The Myth of Apicius | Sally Grainger

passages
Gâteaux Algériens: A Love Affair | Rachel Finn

personal history
Having What She’s Having | Scott Korb

libations
Simply Cachaça, Simply Brazil | Milton Mizputen

chef’s page
Ray’s Café and Tea House, Philadelphia | Laurie Bernstein

review essays
Two Ways of Looking at Maestro Martino | Nancy Harmon Jenkins
The Meat of the Issue | Betty Fussell
Flesh and Bone: Toward a Whole-beast Meat-eating Ethos | Tom Philpott

the bookshelf
Books in Review

lagniappe
Besos y Balas | Joe Bravo

Cover: Jean Blackburn, Thick or Thin, 1998. Rolling pin, board 4″ x 16″ x 16″. Courtesy of the Artist & Caren Golden Fine Art, NY. Photographer: Jeffrey Sturges.

Winter 2007, Volume 7, Number 1

Winter 2007, Volume 7, Number 1

from the editor
Survival Cuisine | Darra Goldstein

borborygmus
Rumblings from the World of Food

forum
Obesity: “The Sixth Deadly Sin” | Ellen J. Fried and Elizabeth Williams

orts and scantlings
Cockeram’s Cookery | Mark Morton

feast for the eye
Monumentalizing Wheat: Soviet Dreams of Abundance | Diana Kurkovsky

poem
From “Cellar Notes” | Edward Ragg

the media
Making Food History | Michele Field

libations
Alkermes: “A Liqueur of Prodigious Strength” | Amy Butler Greenfield

history
Otto Horcher, Caterer to the Third Reich | Giles MacDonogh

taboos
Licking the Platter Clean | Reeni Fischer

investigations
Arctic Foodways and Contemporary Cuisine | Zona Spray Starks
Domesticating Cuisine: Food and Aesthetics on American Television | Krishnendu Ray

politics
Foie Gras: As Seen from Southwest France | Jeanne Strang

cuisine
Reflections on the Stuffed Cabbage | Allen S. Weiss

americana
Roosevelt Roasters | Harley Spiller

memoir
In Grandma’s Fus Steps: The Jellied Calf’s Feet of My Youth | Michael Frishman

the global market
Waiting for a Cappuccino: A Brief Layover along the Spice Trail | Carolyn Thériault

local fare
A Time to Gather: Foraging with the Bedouins of Galilee | Abbie Rosner

chef’s page
An Interview with Catherine de Zagon Louy | Yng-Ru Chen

review essays
Gusto all’Inglese | Fred Plotkin
The Industry of Bees | J.H. Galloway
Three Perspectives on the French Culinary Scene | Beatrice Fink

the bookshelf
Books in Review

lagniappe
Crochet Stout | Rachael Matthews

Cover: Sardines in a tin, colored X-ray. The key (black) at center is used to open the tin. Sardines are a good source of vitamin A, protein and healthy fish oils. Gusto/ Photo Researchers, Inc. Photo Researchers Picture Number: SF4840

Fall 2006, Volume 6, Number 4

Fall 2006, Volume 6, Number 4

from the editor
Shared Tables | Darra Goldstein

borborygmus
Rumblings from the World of Food

orts and scantlings
Paronomastication | Mark Morton

feast for the eye
Inedible Edibles: The Artwork of Lotje de Lussanet | Cathy Coleman

celebrations
Family Gatherings | Richard Margolis

poem
On Fish and Houseguests | Jen Karetnick

americana
Benjamin Franklin and the American Turkey | Elizabeth Gawthrop Riely

visionaries
Vegetables Are Genius: A Zen Chef Cooks toward Enlightenment | Kelly Horan

investigations
Selling the Storied Stone Crab: Eating, Ecology, and the Creation of South Florida Culture | Nicolaas Mink
A Taste for Exotica: Maria Sibylla Merian’s Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium | Hannah Blumenthal

taste
Rumohr’s Falscher Rehschlegel: The Significance of Venison in German Cuisine | Ursula Heinzelmann

lives
Around the World to Our Kitchen Table | Ame Gilbert

local fare
First You Make a Roux | Terri Pischoff Wuerthner

photographs
Still Lifes | Paul Cary Goldberg

technology
Better Dining through Chemistry | Scott Haas

libations
Unicum: A Drink with a Past | Carolyn Bánfalvi

humor
Black Heaven | Larry Tritten

chef’s page
Mas, New York City | Galen Zamarra

notes on vintage volumes
Jelly Jammers, Pie Birders, and Other Passionate Collectors | Jan Longone

forum
Ruminations on the State of American Food History | Sandra Oliver
Culturing Food | Susan Tax Freeman

the bookshelf
Books in Review

lagniappe
Gustatory Maps | Wesley Dean and Sammy Zahran

Cover: Paula Rego, The Soldier’s Daughter, 1987. Acrylic on paper on canvas. 213.4 x 152.4 cm. Copyright the artist, courtesy of Marlborough Fine Art (London) Ltd.

Summer 2006, Volume 6, Number 3

Summer 2006, Volume 6, Number 3

from the editor
Bernays Sauce | Darra Goldstein

borborygmus
Rumblings from the World of Food

in memoriam
The Kitchen Alchemist: Remembering Liz Maguire | Michael Flamini

orts and scantlings
Brand M | Mark Morton

feast for the eye
Wrapped Oranges: Portrait of a Still Life | Jennifer Raab

poem
mouth feel… | Damian Mosley

competition
Badlands: Portrait of a Competive Eater | John O’Connor

illustrations
Complexities of the Garden | Mia Brownell

past pleasures
Good Breeding: British Livestock Portraits, 1780-1900 | Jeanne Schinto

family history
The Masala Dosas in My Life | Ramesh Avadhani

investigations
English Horse-bread, 1590-1800 | William Rubel
Capitalism on a Plate: The Politics of Meat Eating in Bangalore, India | Rick Dolphijn

the law
The Sixth Deadly Sin | Elizabeth M. Williams

libations
Ode to Campari | Deirdre Heekin

personal history
Make That a Ristretto: A Caffeinated Journey to Espresso Nirvana (and Back) | Richard Reynolds

visionaries
Old-school Wine | Noah Rothbaum

americana
The Dark Side of Culinary Ephemera: The Portrayal of African Americans | William Woys Weaver

chef’s page
Interview with Sergio Schoener, Chef and Co-owner of L’Ardoise, Cannes, France | Kara S. Nielsen

review essays
Looking at Wine | Lynn Hoffman
A Season for Change: Growing Organic Communities | Lois Banta and Silvio Eberhardt

the bookshelf
Books in Review

lagniappe
Stove Burners | Raymon Elozua

Cover: Girl with Ice Cream Cone, Wayne Tiebaud. Hirschorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian
Institution, Joseph H. Hirschorn Bequest Fund, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program and Museum Purchase, 1996. Photograph by Lee Stalsworth.