Monthly Archives: May 2008

Canadian Association for Food Studies Conference, May 30-June 1, 2008

The CAFS conference is being held in Vancouver at the University of British Columbia this weekend. It is my first time attending this meeting and I am looking forward to meeting other Food Studies folks in Canada. I will be … Continue reading

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Political Reading

Buying a newspaper at the train station in Bra is a political act. The other day I asked for a copy of the Internazionale, a magazine that is a collection of international news articles translated into Italian, but had to … Continue reading

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NYU Food Studies in Florence

After a two year absence, I will be participating once more in the NYU Italian Cuisine and Mediterranean Diet program in beautiful Florence. This course always seems to bring together fascinating lecturers from all over Italy and the world as … Continue reading

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For the love of oil

  There is only one thing I love as much as red wine–olive oil. A few years ago I started a company with my mother to import olive oil from Umbria, Italy to Canada (basically to feed my habit). I … Continue reading

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