Category Archives: Food Essay (2014)

From Rags to Riches

By Taylor W. It’s a rare occurrence to find food shifting from “poor man’s meat” to “rich man’s dinner” but that is exactly what happened to the Maine lobster. In the 17th century lobsters were washing up on the shore … Continue reading

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Food and Privilege in the Contemporary U.S.

By Larkin T. Upper-middle class American consumers frequently condemn mainstream food production practices with little consideration of the privilege they have amongst the majority of Americans to actively choose how their food is produced, and where they receive their food … Continue reading

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No Slurping Allowed

By Brett M. I have always had difficulty enjoying my pasta, ramen, or other noodle dish silently.  My mother would instantly reprimand me as a child if I were to make even the slightest of slurping noises while eating.  This … Continue reading

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