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Is It Local … or Authentic and Exotic? Ethnic Food Carts and Gastropolitan Habitus on Portland’s Eastside

Nathan McClintock, Alex Novie, and Matthew Gebhardt

in Food Trucks, Cultural Identity, and Social Justice: From Loncheras to Lobsta Love

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036573
eISBN:
9780262341554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036573.003.0015
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

In this chapter, examine the location of ethnic food cart owners within Portland, Oregon’s food cart scene, and within the broader paradigms of local food and sustainability for which the city is ... More


We Are Family: Ethnic Food Marketing and the Consumption of Authenticity in Italian-Themed Chain Restaurants

Fabio Parasecoli

in Making Italian America: Consumer Culture and the Production of Ethnic Identities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256235
eISBN:
9780823261741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256235.003.0015
Subject:
History, Economic History

By deconstructing advertisements and décor from Italian-themed chain restaurants, such as Maggiano’s Little Italy, Bertucci’s, and Olive Garden, the chapter proposes that “eating the Italian other” ... More


In Italy Everyone Enjoys It—Why Not in America?: Italian Americans and Consumption in Transnational Perspective During the Early Twentieth Century

Elizabeth Zanoni

in Making Italian America: Consumer Culture and the Production of Ethnic Identities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256235
eISBN:
9780823261741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256235.003.0004
Subject:
History, Economic History

The magnitude of Italian imports in the United States before World War II reflected the role that immigrants played in fostering the commercial flows. Italian immigrants’ conspicuous fondness of ... More


Foiehibition

Michaela DeSoucey

in Contested Tastes: Foie Gras and the Politics of Food

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691154930
eISBN:
9781400882830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154930.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter argues that foie gras was rendered strange, salient, and compelling because of a discernible absence of care—as opposed to the French national “ethic of care” detailed in the previous ... More


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