Can cookbooks be racist? This paper examines the controversy surrounding Thug Kitchen and the word’s liminal state in American English, using feminist and critical race theory to discuss language tensions in black and white America, particularly in the realm of food culture.
This paper examines the regulatory framework of mobile food vending in New York City, drawing upon an analysis of popular media articles, civil codes, and government documents. Research reveals a web of municipal and state agencies that regulate mobile food vending, whose requirements are arguably both draconian and overly burdensome.
This paper demonstrates how as Europe became the site of the battle for hearts and minds, the cornucopia-like symbols of the fridge, kitchen, and supermarket were used in print, film, and exhibitions to articulate American values and way of life abroad.
This essay investigates how the Roma use food to define the self in contraposition to non-Roma communities and move from a focus on traditional Roma cuisine toward a broader analysis of the gastronomic “contaminations” between Roma and non-Roma populations, traditional culinary knowledge, and gender roles.
This article discusses the implications of the 2013 EU horse meat scandal, not only for consumers, but all actors in the food supply chain, including governments and retailers.
Through analysis of nine budget cookbooks, this paper investigates the effect of the atmosphere of the 1960s and 1970s “War on Poverty” on the ways in which people eat cheaply.
Drawing from nineteen semi-structured interviews with Vermont vegetable and diversified vegetable farmers, this article demonstrates how farmers hold contradictory goals among their motivations to participate in short food supply chains.