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Resource Pointer #374 (Food Appreciation)
For copies of the following resources, please contact the appropriate publishers or organizations directly.
*The Slow Food Guide to New York City, 2003* Patrick Martins and Ben Watson. Celebrates the foods and cuisines of the city’s finest restaurants, green markets, specialty food shops, bars and late-night spots. Contains over 600 listings of businesses dedicated to the slow food movement. 360 pages. $20. Contact Chelsea Green Publishing P.O. Box 428 White River Junction, VT; phone (802) 823-1213; fax (802) 295-6444; website http://www.chelseagreen.com.
*Slow, The Magazine of the Slow Food Movement, 2004* Carlo Petrini (Editor and Publisher). An international publication exploring gastronomy and eating as well as research into current issues, food history and philosophy. 134 pages. Contact The USA Slow Food Association; phone (212) 965-5640; fax (212) 226-0672; website http://www.slowfood.com.
*Nature’s Perfect Food, 2002* Melanie DuPuis. Examines the history of milk in the U.S. Chronicles milk’s rise in popularity as it became associated with the expanding middle-class, as well as recent changes in the idealization the “perfect drink.” 310 pages. $20. Contact NYU Press 838 Broadway 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10003;phone (212) 998-2575; fax (212) 995-3833; website http://www.nyupress.org.
*100 Vegetables and Where They Came From, 2000* William Woys Weaver. Using history, culinary suggestions, practical information and personal anecdotes, Weaver explores the stories behind 100 vegetables. 288 pages. $18.95. Workman Publishing Company, 708 Broadway New York, NY 10003-9555; phone (212) 254-5900; fax (212) 254-8098; website http://www.workman.com.
*Whole Foods Companion, 2004 * Dianne Onstad. Provides nutritional information, buying tips, culinary uses and health benefits for various foods and herbs. Explains the origins and naming of different foods and relays some of the legends and traditions with which they have been associated. 552 pages. $45. Contact Chelsea Green Publishing P.O. Box 428 White River Junction, VT; phone (802) 823-1213; fax (802) 295-6444; website http://www.chelseagreen.com.
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