Winter 2011, Volume 11, Number 4

Winter 2011, Volume 11, Number 4

from the editor
National Turkey Day | Darra Goldstein

borborygmus
Rumblings from the World of Food

orts and scantlings
Thanking Out Loud | Mark Morton

feast for the eye
Back to the Future: Gorham’s “Circa ’70” Service | Amy Miller Dehan

poem
Jamaican Farewell | Amy Nawrocki

origins
Deconstructing My Namesake | John Martin Taylor

gallery
Small Hours in the Meatpacking District | Barry Goldstein

the hunt
Communion | Christopher Mohar

celebrations
The Fiestas de Tosantos in the Markets of Cádiz | Alicia Rios

investigations
Remembering Dione Lucas | Jeanne Schinto
Authenticity in America: Class Distinctions in Potato Chip Advertising | Joshua Freedman and Dan Jurafsky

taste
Food Pairing Theory: A European Fad | Maurits de Klepper

memoir
Los Angeles: My Parents’ Palates | Bonnie Morris

biodiversity
Greece: A Portrait in Seeds | Shayna Cohen

point of view
Authenticity | Allen S. Weiss

family history
“A Triumph in Culinary Art”: Epicurean Displays at the Copley Plaza | Michelle Tolini Finamore

politics
Whatever Happened to the Farm Problem? | Jimmye S. Hillman

prose
A Proposal for Feeding the Fat and Anxious | Josh Ozersky

business
Owning Up: Exploring The Kickstarter Restaurant | Kaitlyn Goalen

history’s table
The Flavor of Danger | Jerry Redfern and Karen J. Coates

the food chain
AgroShopping in Urban Paraguay | Elizabeth Finnis with Fatima Candia

ecology
The Other Side of the Valley | Barry Estabrook

science
The Cultural Diversity of Cheese | Scott Haas

chef’s page
Taberna Ideal, Lisbon, Portugal | Frances Baca

review essay
Contexts of Creativity: Ferran Adrià and elBulli | Dana Polan

the bookshelf
Books in Review

lagniappe
Mateo Flecha’s Ensaladas | Jane Canova

Cover: Alain Roussel, Gilded Pig, 2006. Photograph by Mitch Feinberg ©2006

Fall 2011, Volume 11, Number 3

Fall 2011, Volume 11, Number 3

from the editor
Going to Extremes | Darra Goldstein

borborygmus
Rumblings from the World of Food

orts and scantlings
Hue and Eye | Mark Morton

feast for the eye
John Singer Sargent’s “Devils” | Emily Arensman

poem
Cinderella | Michele F. Cooper

illustration
Meanwhile: San Francisco Farmers’ Market Farmers in Their Own Words | Wendy MacNaughton

americana
The Whip In: A Taste of Austin-Americana | David Wright

ecology
Building a Better Tomato | Barry Estabrook

objects
Meret Oppenheim’s Fur Teacup | Mary Ann Caws

investigations
Esquire Mans the Kitchenette | Elizabeth Fakazis
From the Crisis of Food to Food in Crisis | Martin Bruegel

ingredients
Cooking Up Color | Jude Stewart

science
Germs Preserve Us | Thomas Greene

pastoral
Harvest Tunes | Leah Koenig

gallery
Summer Kitchen, Penobscot Bay, Maine | Jonathan Levitt

prose
Egg Whites, Sugar, Ice Cream, and a Peach: A Recipe | Judith Gorfain

representations
Eat Me at the Fair: America’s Love Affair with Food Installations | Francine Kirsch

eating out
Miscellaneous Food in a Feverish Haste | Jon Grinspan

working on the food chain
Digging for the Roots of the Urban Farming Movement | Jason Mark

libations
The Norton Grape: American Viticulture’s Native Son | Chris Opfer

chef’s page
An Interview with Erik Cosselmon, Kokkari, San Francisco | Janet Fletcher

review essay
Watching Our Waste Lines | Christina Eng

the bookshelf
Books in Review

lagniappe
Seeing Red | Craig Kanarick

Cover: Mauro Holanda, Octopus Cube, 2009.

 

Top Image: The Agricultural Building at the 1876 Philadelphia Centennial. From James McCabe, The Illustrated History of the Centennial Exhibition (Philadelphia: The National Publishing Company, 1876).

Summer 2011, Volume 11, Number 2

Summer 2011, Volume 11, Number 2

from the editor
What’s in a Name? | Darra Goldstein

borborygmus
Rumblings from the World of Food

orts and scantlings
“Incarcerated in a Large Cheese” | Mark Morton

feast for the eye
Elusive Temptations | Mimi Hellman

poem
Blueberry Patch | Lafayette Wattles

americana
Catfish and Controversy at the Okie Noodling Tournament | Ruth Tobias

passions
Harmony of the Spores: John Cage and Mycology | Sabrina Small

the food chain
The Landreth Seed Company: Testing Ground for a New American Cuisine | William Woys Weaver

investigations
John James Audubon’s Tastes of America | Elizabeth Gawthrop Riely
The Politics of Organic Farming: Populists, Evangelicals, and the Agriculture of the Middle | Laura Sayre

survival
Muse | Barbara Koenen

local fare
“We Can Serve Them!”: Beanhole Baked Beans at the Broad Cove Church, Cushing, Maine | Nina M. Scott

memoir
Bodily Souvenirs | Alexis Schaitkin


ritual
Roasting Green Wheat in Galilee | Abbie Rosner

heirloom
Notes on Pat Quinn’s “The Great Potato Feud” | Rónadh Cox
Web Exclusive! Listen to Pat Quinn perform the song.

ecology
Home Economics | Barry Estabrook

science
In Defense of Food Science | David Julian McClements, César Vega, Anne E. McBride, and Eric Andrew Decker

archive
Talking About Cooking: Alexandre Dumas’s Causerie culinaire | J. Weintraub

photographs
Nuns at Work | Agnès Villette

intemperance
Liquid Epitaphs | Jaap Harskamp

americana
William Waldorf Astor’s World’s Fair Dinner | Henry Voigt

chef’s page
Castagna, Portland, Oregon | Matthew Lightner

the bookshelf
Books in Review

lagniappe
All My Little Shoes | Catherine McEver

Cover: Ted Sabarese, Evolution: Goggle Eye fish/woman, 2007 (www.tedsabarese.com).

Spring 2011, Volume 11, Number 1

Spring 2011, Volume 11, Number 1

from the editor
Happy Pongal! | Darra Goldstein

borborygmus
Rumblings from the World of Food

orts and scantlings
A Pumpkin in a Tablespoon | Mark Morton

feast for the eye
Set for Transition: Dansk Designs’ Fjord Flatware | Sarah Froelich

poem
Measurements | Ellen Birkett Morris

taste
The Art in Gastronomy: A Modernist Perspective | Nathan Myhrvold

environment
The BP Oil Spill and the Bounty of Plaquemines Parish | Randy Fertel

futurefood
Survive, But Not Thrive | Eric LeMay

investigations
“In Bacteria Land”: The Battle over Raw Milk | Anne Mendelson
High-End Dining in the Nineteenth-Century United States | Paul Freedman and James Warlick

lives
The Struggle for Sunday Lunch: Gastropolitics in the Life of Nelson Mandela | Anna Trapido

local fare
Between Plenty and Poverty: Foraging in the Salento with Patience Gray | Adam Federman

politics
Snacking with the Sons of the Soil | Dan Packel

performance
My Adventures in Sugar | Rachel Adams

ecology
To Market, to Market! Riding Shotgun with the Tomato Man | Barry Estabrook

gallery
The Last Supper | Julie Green

ritual
St. Joseph’s Day in Kerala | Mary Taylor Simeti

visionaries
Jean-Louis Vignes: California’s Forgotten Winemaker | Scott MacConnell

origins
Strukli: “The Best Dish in the World” | Velimir Cindric

chef’s page
An Interview with Yoshinori Ishii, Umu, London | Corky White

conversation
Does Wine Matter? | Amy B. Trubek with Chris Keathley

the bookshelf
Books in Review

lagniappe
Baba, the Elephant Gastronome | Gilman Parsons

Cover: Sarah Illenberger, McForest. Photograph by Ragnar Schmuck.

Fall 2010, Volume 10, Number 4

Fall 2010, Volume 10, Number 4

from the editor
Remembering Delano | Darra Goldstein

borborygmus
Rumblings from the World of Food

orts and scantlings
Mr. Bean Meets Dr. Pepper | Mark Morton

feast for the eye
Marcos Zapata’s Last Supper: A Feast of European Religion and Andean Culture | Christina Zendt

poem
Chokes | Shin Yu Pai

memoir
Closer | Tavonne S. Carson

the food chain
Of Predators, Parasites, and Fickle Friends | Andrew Yang

americana
Where Pumpkins Fly | Elizabeth Redden

investigations
Prospecting for Oil | David S. Shields
Cheese Cultures: Transforming American Tastes and Traditions | Heather Paxson

ecology
A Tale of Two Dairies | Barry Estabrook

local fare
Pigness | Paulina Vaca

objects
Good Enough to Eat | Jeanne Schinto

dream worlds
Double Cream | A.K. Elder

origins
Alsatian Kugelhopf: A Cake for All Seasons | Sharon Hudgins

pragmatics
Recipes: Beyond the Words | Tim Wharton

photographs
I’ll Be Right Back: Visits to Restaurant Men’s Rooms | Eric Levin

travel
Notes from the Field: On Life in a Balinese Village | Will Goldfarb

chef’s page
An Interview with David and Karen Waltuck of Chanterelle | Melissa Seley

review essays
Bartolomeo Scappi’s Opera: The Swan Song of Premodern
European Cuisine | Jean-Claude Carron

the bookshelf
Books in Review

lagniappe
Global Breakfast | Oliver Schwarzwald

Cover: Luigi Benedicenti, Sweet Reflection, 2008. Courtesy of the artist and Bernarducci Meisel Gallery.