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Brigade

My first week of culinary school at Ducasse Education has left my mind spinning and my feet throbbing. Adjusting to a new type of work and different rhythm of life were just two of the challenges. On the first day … Continue reading

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Moving back to France

It is time for the next chapter! Today I leave Boston for Paris. I will be taking a 2-month intensive culinary course at Alain Ducasse’s culinary school. This is something I have dreamed of doing for the past 15 years. In … Continue reading

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Upcoming conferences and talks – Spring & Summer 2014

April 11 – “Wild ferment: constructing nature, obscuring labor in the natural wine movement” at the American Ethnological Society Spring Meeting in Boston, MA, April, 11-12, 2014 – 10-11:45am session “In/visibilities and Un/accountabilities in Food” May 25 - “Teaching Italian Culture … Continue reading

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Graduate Journal of Food Studies

I do like to brag about my students in general, but this time they have done something truly awesome: The Graduate Journal of Food Studies launched today! This is a peer-reviewed food studies journal produced and reviewed by grad students. … Continue reading

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Shaping a Taste Landscape

Here is a summary of a recent talk I gave at the College of the Atlantic on the anthropology of wine and the concept of the taste landscape that I am developing in relation to the cooperative production of wine … Continue reading

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