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Gastropolis Food and New York City

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ISBN-10: 0231136528

ISBN-13: 9780231136525

Edition: 2010

Authors: Annie Hauck-Lawson, Jonathan Deutsch, Michael Lomonaco

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Whether you're digging into a slice of cherry cheesecake, burning your tongue on a piece of fiery Jamaican jerk chicken, or slurping the broth from a juicy soup dumpling, eating in New York City is a culinary adventure unlike any other in the world.An irresistible sampling of the city's rich food heritage, Gastropolisexplores the personal and historical relationship between New Yorkers and food. Beginning with the origins of cuisine combinations, such as Mt. Olympus bagels and Puerto Rican lasagna, the book describes the nature of food and drink before the arrival of Europeans in 1624 and offers a history of early farming practices. Essays trace the function of place and memory in Asian…    
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List price: $17.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 8/3/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Jonathan Deutsch is an assistant professor and director of the Culinary Management Center in the Department of Tourism and Hospitality, Kingsborough Community College, City University of New York. He is the coeditor (with Annie Hauck-Lawson) ofGastropolis: Food and New York City. nbsp; Rachel D. Saks is a nutritionist and a graduate student at New York University. She works as a personal chef and cooking teacher.

Annie S. Hauck-Lawson is associate professor of foods and nutrition at Brooklyn College. Her scholarship is grounded in the food voice, a term she originated. As a research tool, the food voice looks at foodways as channels of communication that describe aspects of individual and group identity. She curated the foodways component of the 2001 Smithsonian Folklife Festival's New York City program and is a native Park Sloper whose life has revolved around food in New York. These days, with her family, she continues to live, work, study, and grow food in Brooklyn.Jonathan Deutsch a classically trained chef, is assistant professor and director of the Culinary Management Center in the Department…    

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