Spring 2013, Volume 13, Number 1

Spring 2013, Volume 13, Number 1

A Tribute to Gastronomica’s Founding Editor | Merry White

fundamentals
The Bengali Bonti | Chitrita Banerji

politics
“GM or Death”: Food and Choice in Zambia | Christopher M. Annear

organized crime
The Egg Cream Racket | Andrew Coe

memoir
The Unbearable Lightness of Wartime Cuisine | Alma Marin

semantics
The Disappearance of Hunger in America | Patricia Allen

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

investigations
A Short History of MSG: Good Science, Bad Science,and Taste Cultures | Jordan Sand
Feeding the City | Gregory Alexander Donofrio
Was the Taco Invented in Southern California? | Jeffrey M. Pilcher
Cheese Cultures: Transforming American Tastesand Traditions | Heather Paxson
“In Bacteria Land”: The Battle over Raw Milk | Anne Mendelson

forum
Food Porn | Anne E. McBride

Winter 2012, Volume 12, Number 4

Winter 2012, Volume 12, Number 4

from the editor
A Lovely Ride | Darra Goldstein

borborygmus
Rumblings from the World of Food

orts and scantlings
Flesh and Blood | Mark Morton

feast for the eye
A 1939 World’s Fair Souvenir Plate | Shax Riegler

poem
Calon Ségur 1945 | Michael Joyce

family history
Kieflies | Alison Kinney

gallery
Brighton Beach | Michael Friedman and Alexander Tochilovsky

history’s table
Marisa Mori’s Edible Futurist Breasts | Jennifer Griffiths

taste
Journey by Bottle: Uncovering the Allure of Guyanese Cassareep | Darrin DuFord

local fare
Simit: Turkey’s National Bread | Alisa Roth

investigations
Slush on the Mizzentops, Butter in the Hold: Food on American Clipper Ships | Andrew Beahrs
Solider of the Fork: How Nathaniel Newnham-Davis Democratized Dining | Andrea Broomfield

culture
A Kodava Wedding | Rohan Kamicheril

poem
Reason Number Four | Margaret Lincoln

religion
A Rat on the Plate: The Last Supper Window in Saint Mary’s Church, Warwick | Olivier Bauer

cuisine
Sudado de Raya: An Ancient Peruvian Dish | Robert Bradley

the natural world
The Tradescants’ Culinary Treasures | Amy L. Tigner

literary lives
James Bond and the Art of Eating Eggs | Elizabeth Hale

personal history
On the Zampone Trail | John F. Carafoli

temporality
Melancholy and Mourning: Black Banquets and Funerary Feasts | Jane Levi

photographs
Bibimbap | Toby Binder

ecology
A Born-Again Hog Farmer | Barry Estabrook

chef’s page
An Interview with Praveen Anand, Dakshin, Chennai, India | Vijaysree Venkatraman

review essay
Food, Service, and Play in Restaurant Culture | Jennifer Burns Levin

the bookshelf
Books in Review

lagniappe
Deep-Fried Gadgets | Henry Hargreaves

Cover: Richard Paul, 100s&1000s, © 2009. Courtesy of Theodore:Art, New York.

Fall 2012, Volume 12, Number 3

Fall 2012, Volume 12, Number 3

from the editor
Flavors of Ireland | Darra Goldstein

orts and scantlings
Eating by Numbers | Mark Morton

feast for the eye
Il Gusto: José de Ribera’s Personification of Taste | Lisa Vergara

poem
Entomophagy | Rawaan Alkhatib

the hunt
Swimming with Spears | Tetsuhiko Endo

identity
Eating the Hyphen | Lily Wong

investigations
Banking on Beach Plums | Les Garrick
Dishing It Out: Food Blogs and Post-Feminist Domesticity | Paula M. Salvio

local fare
Manioc: A Brazilian Chef Claims Her Roots | Sara B. Franklin

celebrations
Tuesday Night Is Nut Loaf: Women’s Music-Festival Foods | Bonnie J. Morris

americana
Regional Cooking | Constance Hardesty

poem
Sharing mason jars | dee Hobsbawn-Smith

nationalism
Eating Ukraine and Its Lard(er) | Katrina Kollegaeva

prose
Beef Wellington | Nicholas Poluhoff

family history
Tooth for Tooth | Nicole J. Caruth

politics
Fighting Sicilian Corruption, One Vine at a Time | Marie Doezema

photographs
You Are What You Eat | Mark Menjivar

poem
Coney Island, Michigan | Christina Olson

working on the food chain
Kicking the Commodity Habit: On Being Grown Out of Place | Stephen Jones

visionaries
Michel Guérard on French Cuisine | Barbara Santich

culinary history
Mrs. Fisher’s Cigarettes | John Martin Taylor

ecology
Swimming Upstream | Barry Estabrook

trade
Industrialized Delicacies: The Rise of the Umbrian Truffle Business | Rengenier C. Rittersma

food play
Kitchen Hijinks | Alexander Feldman

chef’s page
Colombian Grace, Key West, Florida | Nancy Klingener

review essay
Child of Her Times | Jeannette Ferrary

the bookshelf
Books in Review

lagniappe
Delectable | Edward Bing Lee

Cover: Grant Cornett, Untitled © 2010.

Summer 2012, Volume 12, Number 2

Summer 2012, Volume 12, Number 2

from the editor
How the Other Half Eats | Darra Goldstein

borborygmus
Rumblings from the World of Food

orts and scantlings
The Girl with the Cupcake Tattoo | Mark Morton

poem
Partial Recipe for Brunswick Stew | Andrea Cohen

feast for the eye
Suzanne Lacy: Chewing More Than the Fat | Cameron Shaw

poem
Double Boiler | Lilah Hegnauer

slow food
Farming the Monsoon: A Return to Traditional Tohono O’odham Foods | Marcello Di Cintio

photographs
At Home in Kyrgyzstan | Lynn Alleva Lilley

eating out
Table for One | Matt Goulding

origins
A Man Walks into a Pub | Ian Klaus

investigations
Women, Sabotaj, and Underground Food Economies in Haiti | Myron M. Beasley
Charles Darwin, the Gourmet Traveler | Diana Noyce

family history
Kimchi Blues | Grace M. Cho

religion
Of Raspberries and Religion | Susan H. Swetnam

americana
Men Who Eat Muskrat: It’s Nothing Like Chicken | William Woys Weaver

terroir
The Big Apple Exchange | Alexandra Leaf; photographs by Joel Seaman

marketing
American Processed Kosher | Jeffrey Yoskowitz

memoir
The One-Second Sandwich | Toni Mirosevich

festivals
Vendimia Celebrations | Paula de la Cruz

shopping
Sahadi’s: A Family Affair | Jason Leahey

ecology
Hogonomics | Barry Estabrook

chef’s page
An Interview with Daniel Humm, Eleven Madison Park | Anne E. McBride

review essays
Red in Spine and Claw | Patricia Gadsby
Gastronomy or Gluttony? | Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson

the bookshelf
Books in Review

lagniappe
The Mutato Project | Uli Westphal

Cover: Antonio López García, La cena (The Dinner), 1971–1980 (detail). © 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VEGAP, Madrid.

Spring 2012, Volume 12, Number 1

Spring 2012, Volume 12, Number 1

from the editor
A Taste of Paradise | Darra Goldstein

borborygmus
Rumblings from the World of Food

orts and scantlings
Making Space | Mark Morton

feast for the eye
Cock-A-Doodle | Harley Spiller

poem
Three Knives | Michael Cirelli

confinement
Tasting the Brutality of Qaddafi’s Regime | Daniella Cheslow

gallery
Mugshots | Lou Jacobs

personal history
Tuna with a Broken Heart | Paul Greenberg

ecology
Of Money and Muck | Barry Estabrook

investigations
The Hummus Wars | Ari Ariel
Chocolate and Cardiovascular Health: The Kuna Case Reconsidered | James Howe

carnivory
The Mane Course | Ike Sriskandarajah

passages
Zoe Crosher’s Transgressions | Zoe Crosher, Charlotte Druckman,
and Caitlin Williams Freeman

politics
Chicago’s Food Trucks: Wrapped in Red Tape | Geoff Dougherty

competition
Truffle in Paradise | John Gutekanst

memoir
Discomfort Food | Jesse Browner

the food chain
Trash Eaters | Scarlett Lindeman

seasonal pleasures
A Sweet Fragrance in Winter | Chitrita Banerji

fusion
A Kare Pan Is a Pretty Good Start | Andrew Simmons

bionomics
The Science of Biodynamic Viticulture | Jason Tippetts

chef’s page
Magnolia 610, Louisville, Kentucky | Edward Lee

review essays
Unless an Army Is Properly Fed . . . | John Rees
Milky Ways | Anne Mendelson

the bookshelf
Books in Review

lagniappe
Mateo Flecha’s Ensaladas | Jane Canova

Cover: Uwe Schramm, Wenn du geliebt werden willst, liebe (If you want to be loved, love), from the series Alltagsleben eingetreten (Enter Everyday Life)