“Marketers adapt menus to eat-what-I-want-when-I-want trend” (Bruce Horovitz, USA Today, 22 November 2011)
Includes an embedded 2:17 min. video profiling a junior at UC Berkeley with a double major and a 30-hour-per-week job
whose non-traditional eating patterns are becoming the new normal for students: http://bcove.me/44yrcyzr
A brief history of the cookbook (“Pluck a flamingo: What cookbooks really teach us,” The Economist, 18 December 2008):
“The science of menu layout” (Zachary Minot, NewYork Magazine, 28 September 2010):
(This article is also available at: http://nymag.com/restaurants/features/62498/ )
“Food Fight” (2006, 5:30 min.) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-yldqNkGfo
List of battles: http://www.touristpictures.com/foodfight/index.htm
Combatant identity cheat sheet: http://www.touristpictures.com/foodfight/cheat.htm
“Food, Inc.” (film trailer, 2009, 3:31 min.) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqQVll-MP3I
What is being sold in your supermarket? How is is being misrepresented to consumers?
Commercial for Indian spices (2:03 min.) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L37B369GSVA&feature=related
Young couple . . . new house . . . bottled spices . . .?
Exquisite German flour commercial (1:30 min.) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C253D0PrNiE&feature=related
What is the message of the flour-drawn art?
Cadbury’s Dairy Milk Chocolate (0:40 min.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZMKTMkHFDS8
Combine chocolate with cricket and you get . . . this
“Food Ad Tricks” (from Buy Me That! produced by Consumer Reports© Television, 1989?, 2:59 min.)
A food stylist shows how to style a hamburger to look good on TV
Indian ad for TRS coconut milk (Crossfire films, 2008?, 0:36 min.) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhrs6ZdzfJI
What is this ad trying to convey to viewers?
“Tampopo” (Japanese film, 1985):
(Trailer; 1:52 min.): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_KctoG0bAE
(The ramen master, 1:53 min.): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qvy-NqioJpc
(French restaurant scene, 4:15 min.): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PcMaZLiqVpI
Dinner in prison, 1973 (2:31 min.): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yztx8qfoNu0
Meal at Tommy’s mother’s house (played by Martin Scorsese’s mother, Catherine; 3:21 min.): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eVqdnDk02Y
King of Queens, “Hungry Man” clip (1:13 min.): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unXKYK0uRJ8
Japanese Food Culture: BENTO (3:20) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qkSh5ylLDQ&feature=related
How to make bento (6:31): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_hbPLsZvvo
Betty Crocker Cake Mix (1:35 min.):
Mesolithic Food Quiz: Could you survive today as a hunter-gatherer?
Medieval Food and Eating Images:
St. Louis sends food to paupers’ table (French, from Life of St. Louis, 14th cent.)
from the Luttrell Psalter (England, c. 1325-35):
washing hands at table, from the ‘Vows of the Peacock’ (c. 1300-1325)
Depictions of food preparation, service, and eating: from the Maciejowski Bible (made in Paris for Louis IX, 1244 x 1254):
The Duc du Berry at table, from Les très riches heures du Duc de Berry: January (1412-16):