Food

Bhakti Shringarpure, Veruska Cantelli
June 2, 2013
A few years ago, the city council of Lucca in the Tuscan region of Italy declared a ban on "ethnic" foods. The council explained that this...
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Macon Dee
May 31, 2013
The ways of white folks, I mean some white folks, is too much for me. I reckon they must be a few good ones, but most of ‘em ain’t good —...
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Anthony Bourdain
June 1, 2013
Editor's Preface What if violent clan warfare revolved not around religion or land, but extreme attitudes about food? In master chef and...
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Bhakti Shringarpure
June 1, 2013
A couple of years ago, I interviewed Fatma El-Mehdi , an activist for the Western Sahara independence movement in its long struggle to...
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Clara Sereni
June 1, 2013
Shortly after it was published, Clara Sereni’s pioneering autobiography in recipes Keeping House (La Casalinghitudine) became a cult for...
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Andrew Ryder
June 1, 2013
Ben Affleck’s film Argo , the story of an intrepid Hollywood film crew that rescues diplomats from bloodthirsty Iranian hordes, was awarded...
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Flavio Rizzo
June 1, 2013
On entering the gigantic food chain, Whole Foods, we are greeted with airy spaces, tattooed experts on cheeses and beers sporting a late...
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Tuleka Prah
June 1, 2013
Like everybody else in Europe who had been straining under the terror that was Winter 2012-2013, I celebrated the first sunny day by taking...
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Igiaba Scego
June 1, 2013
Vivir con miedo es como vivir a medias (1) Today, Wednesday August 14, 2002, at 9:30 am, something odd happened to me. For reasons of my...
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Samantha Kwan
May 31, 2013
This article is an abridged version of Kwan, Samantha. 2003. “Consuming the Other: Ethnic Food, Identity Work, and the Appropriation of the...
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Paola Flores
May 31, 2013
LA PAZ, Bolivia — The growing global demand for quinoa by health food enthusiasts isn't just raising prices for the Andean "super grain"...
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JL Schatz
May 31, 2013
The practice of food consumption is neither neutral nor devoid of politics. What one eats not only imparts the energy to survive but also...

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