food

Open Thread: Thanksgiving

Way back when I was but a young feminist in a WGS 101 class, my professor asked the class to describe our Thanksgiving traditions as a way of further explaining the notion of gender norms. As more and more students told tales of men sitting on the couch watching television while women basted... Read more »

Adventures in Feministory: Marthe Distel, the First Top Chef

With Top Chef boiling down to its final two episodes (go Jennifer, go!) now seems as good a time as any to delve into the history of the fancy world of professional chefs. From Top Chef (yes, a television series, but fancy nonetheless) to the James Beard Award, there are tons of impressive... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Mike Isabella

Fans of Bravo’s Top Chef this season know there’s been one “cheftestant” that everyone with a remote control and an appetite for snarkiness loooves to hate: Douche de la Semaine... Read more »

Jonathan Safran Foer is "Against Meat." What about you?

Today The New York Times published their food issue. (Mmm…) And while all of the articles are interesting (... Read more »

Women, Film, and Food

Having spent the weekend filling my freezer with late summer goodness from my local farmer’s market and finding out about Lisa Jervis’s new book... Read more »

'Skinny Bastard' Disgruntles this Bitch

I'm a couple weeks late on this, but did you all hear about Skinny Bitch's new uber-masculine brother, Skinny Bastard?  Finally, gender equity has arrived!  Now men and women can be separately but equally body shamed! Get the whole skinny after the jump. Read more »

Friday Health Question: Going Vegan or Going Crazy?

A call for opinion and sharing from those who live vegan lifestyles. Read more »

Fun, Food, Feminism

It's not often you see the truth told about food and race, but here is terrific article with many interesting links that take a look at the erroneous assumptions of Chinese food and how it relates - and what it says - about US American culture. Read more »

Because apparently corn syrup needs defending

This one, too… Read more »

For the love of all that is good...

If I had a list of wishes, pretty high up would be that people realize that Whole Foods Market... well... sucks. Here are a few reasons to avoid them and support your local grocer instead (if you're lucky enough to have one, that is):   Whole Foods violates their workers' rights to unionize,... Read more »

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