I’m speaking with Fabio Parasecoli about his new book, Gastronativism: Food, Identity, Politics, at the Museum of the City of New York at a session chaired by Krishnendu Ray at 6:30 pm. Information is here and the ticketing link is here. This is a preview of the museum’s forthcoming exhibit, Food in New York: Bigger Than the Plate (opening September 16) and is co-presented by MOFAD (Museum of Food and Drink).
Celebration food, Australia Day style
Here in Australia, yesterday was Australia Day (somewhat equivalent to the American Fourth of July) although many prefer to call it Invasion Day, Survival Day, or Day of Mourning and to make it an occasion for protest. Hence: the fuss over the what Google Australia posted as the day’s Google Doodle.
Newcomer that I am, I celebrated with some Glebe Street gelato:
Can’t read the sign?
“Celebrate Australia Day with Vegemite Gelato on toast!”