Slow Food USA Blog

Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”

Stories from a Small Business Supporter: Food.Stories.Travel.

Nov. 11, 2015

One of my favorite food quotes is from the gastronomist Jean Brillat-Savarin: “Tell me what you eat and I’ll tell you what you are.”

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Endangered Foods

Nov. 10, 2015

I first learned about biodiversity through Slow Food, though I didn’t realize it at the time.

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Travelogue of the Good News from Africa tour

Nov. 9, 2015

Slow Food International Vice President Edward Mukiibi in America

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Wabi Sabi, A Meal

Nov. 7, 2015

I embarked on my eighteen-hour journey to Tokyo with zero itinerary, a completely inadequate international cellular plan, and a tenuous understanding of wabi sabi.

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Bread, Wine, Chocolate

Oct. 31, 2015

If, two years ago, you had asked me to describe where chocolate comes from, I wouldn’t have known. I might have said, with some certainty, that chocolate grows on trees.

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