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Author: John Knechtel
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : MIT Press, ©2008.
Series: Alphabet city (Cambridge, Mass.), #12.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As the slow food movement meets fast food nation and eating locally collides with on-demand arugula, our food habits are shifting: writers and artists examine and imagine these changes, from the idea of a farm in a skyscraper to a map of fruit that falls on public property, from the genealogy of an organic bento box to a tale of chop suey and egg rolls." From the bookjacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Bildband
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Knechtel
ISBN: 9780262113090 0262113090
OCLC Number: 159611789
Notes: "An alphabet city media book."
Awards: Winner of Shortlisted for the 2008 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2008
Description: 330, [22] pages : color illustrations ; 17 cm.
Contents: The rise of the gastronaut / Jane Levi --
Mother lode / Rebecca Duclos and David Ross --
Chinese American / Mei Chin --
Candy coated / Christine D'Onofrio --
More / Ann Shin --
House beautiful / Sian Bonnell --
Take back the fruit : public space and community activism --
Attempt at an inventory / Dean Baldwin --
Placing food / Nina-Marie Lister --
Global tastes / John Feffer --
Apples to oranges / Claire Ironside --
Foodshed : the globalized infrastructure of the Ontario food terminal / Pierre Bélanger and Angela Iarocci --
Seeds of the city / Harriet Friedmann --
Zwischenstadt 905 / Wayne Roberts --
Farm city / Chris Hardwicke --
What a city could taste like / Katie Rabinowicz and Andrea Winkler --
Behind the mall / Diana Shearwood --
Cafeterias, a memoir / Nyla Matuk --
The memory of taste / Maria Zajkowski --
Scenic cookery / Slan Bonnell.
Series Title: Alphabet city (Cambridge, Mass.), #12.
Responsibility: edited by John Knechtel.

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Food is essential to our sense of place and our sense of self, but our food habits are shifting. This book examines and imagines these changes, with projects by writers and artists that explore  Read more...

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