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Author Friedensohn, Doris.
Title Eating as I go : scenes from America and abroad / Doris Friedensohn ; photographs by Carol Kitman.
Imprint Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2006.

Author Friedensohn, Doris.
Subject Friedensohn, Doris.
Food -- Anecdotes.
Travel -- Anecdotes.
International cooking.
Description 1 online resource (x, 249 pages) : illustrations, maps
Note Print version record.
Summary What do we learn from eating? About ourselves? Others? In this unique memoir, Doris Friedensohn takes eating as an occasion for inquiry. Munching on quesadillas and kimchi in her suburban New Jersey neighborhood, she reflects on the meanings of cultural inclusion and what it means to our diverse nation. Enjoying couscous in Tunisia and khatchapuri (cheese bread) in the Republic of Georgia, she explores the ways strangers maintain their differences and come together. Friedensohn's subjects range from Thanksgiving at a Middle Eastern restaurant to fried grasshoppers in Oaxaca. Her wry dramas of.
Contents Front cover; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Yom Kippurs at Yum Luk; A Kitchen of One's Own; Marriage Mexican Style; Dinner Party Protocols; The Penultimate Passover; Buddhist Delights; Thanksgiving in the Garden of Eden; Eat (Ethnic)! Eat (American)!; Photos and Narratives; Opakapaka and Poke, Too; Kitsch Ethnic; Kimchi Pride; The Real Senegal; The Politics of Couscous; The Best Cheese in the World; A View from the Fortress Polana; Dal Bhat at Pharping; Schloss Leopoldskron; Chapulines, Mole, and Four Pozoles; Georgia on my Mind; Cheesecake; Graduation.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note English.
ISBN 0813171407 (electronic bk.)
9780813171401 (electronic bk.)
9780813137827 (electronic bk.)
0813137829 (electronic bk.)
1283232626
9781283232623
9786613232625
6613232629
0813124026 (hdbk. ; alk. paper)
0813191645 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780813124025
9780813191645
OCLC # 70262651
Additional Format Print version: Friedensohn, Doris. Eating as I go. Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2006 0813124026 0813191645 (DLC) 2006012095 (OCoLC)66527151


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