zalena (zalena) wrote,
zalena
zalena

Food & Politics

Review of Smart Casual: The Transformation of Gourmet Restaurant Style in America by Alison Pearlman:

http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/books/2013/05/against_foodies_alison_pearlman_s_smart_casual_reviewed.html

I'm just mad I didn't write it first. Likewise, there was an essay earlier this week on femivores that almost but not quite goes where this needs to go:

http://www.salon.com/2013/04/28/is_michael_pollan_a_sexist_pig/

One of the things that deeply concerns me about our food (and/or green) movements, is that it's become so much about consumer lifestyles that it cannot get the broad base support needed to enact genuine social & political change.
Tags: food, politics, women
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments