Slow Food USA Blog

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

Chasing Chiles: place-based foods & climate change

Apr. 8, 2011

A new book called “ 'Chasing Chiles' captures the essence of why people continue, against all odds, to grow the food that they love.”

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Mission Street Food, restaurant, cookbook, friend of Slow Food

Apr. 4, 2011

Proceeds from McSweeney’s quirky first cookbook will benefit Slow Food USA.

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Killer Coke

Nov. 19, 2010

Michael Blanding’s book aims to tell the real story behind that happy global picture of people who speak different languages and have different color skin but sway arm in arm singing songs and drinking Coke.

read more... Tags: Book, Contaminated Food, Farms and Farming, Food Justice

Breaking Bread: Recipes and Stories from Immigrant Kitchens

Jul. 2, 2010

by Julia Landau

Some foods you can just feel. Maybe your fingers automatically prepare it, maybe your eyes jump straight to the choice ingredient at the market, maybe you smell it from light...

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Animals: a dystopic glimpse of our future as eaters?

Jun. 30, 2010

by Patrick Keeler

“You are what you eat.” It’s a trite aphorism amongst us sustainable food advocates, but never so literally has this adage been applied than in the new novel Animals by Don...

read more... Tags: Book, Contaminated Food, Farms and Farming, Meat