Tag: food writing

The Critic Retires: Fifty Years of Restaurant Writing

foodanthro , September 12th, 2022

A few of Tom Fitzmorris’ many books. David Beriss What does it mean to be a restaurant critic for fifty years? I recently attended a dinner in honor…


Pandemic Ruminations

foodanthro , June 1st, 2020

Pamela Runestad Allegheny College Now that courses have come to an end, I’ve had time to breathe a little. I have been able to mourn some of the…


Review: Meat Planet

dsutton20 , March 23rd, 2020

Benjamin Wurgaft Meat Planet: Artificial Flesh and the Future of Food. Berkeley: University of California Press. 264 pp. ISBN #9780520379008 Ellen Messer (Tufts University) I have to admit I…


What FoodAnthropology Is Reading Now, January 9, 2020

foodanthro , January 9th, 2020

David Beriss After a long hiatus, FoodAnthropology returns with a brief digest of food and nutrition-related items that caught our attention recently. Got items you think we should…


Book Note: Best Food Writing 2017

foodanthro , June 20th, 2018

Ellen Messer Hughes, Holly (ed) 2017. Best Food Writing 2017. New York: Da Capo Press. Highly recommended as enjoyable, informative companion reading for your travels, because it can be consumed…



foodanthro , March 19th, 2018

It may be a bit bold to declare a conference the 1st biannual (what if there never is a 2nd one?), but the organizers of this particular conference…


Food OpEd Fellowship opportunity in San Francisco

foodanthro , March 15th, 2017

Received from Polly Adema, who is the Director of the Master of Arts in Food Studies Program at the University of the Pacific. Looks like a great opportunity…