Eating as I Go: Scenes from America and Abroad (Paperback)
  • Eating as I Go: Scenes from America and Abroad (Paperback)

Eating as I Go: Scenes from America and Abroad (Paperback)

Paperback Published: 15/07/2006
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What do we learn from eating? About ourselves? Others? In this unique memoir, Doris Friedensohn takes eating as an occasion for inquiry. Munching on quesadillas and kimchi in her suburban New Jersey neighborhood, she reflects on cultural inclusion and what it means to our diverse nation. Enjoying couscous in Tunisia and khatchapuri (cheese bread) in the Republic of Georgia, she explores the ways strangers maintain their differences and come together. Friedensohn's subjects range from Thanksgiving at a Middle Eastern restaurant to fried grasshoppers in Oaxaca. Her wry dramas of the dining room, restaurant, market, and kitchen ripple with geopolitical, economic, psychological, and spiritual tensions. "Eating as I Go" is Friedensohn's distinctive combination of memoir, traveler's tale, and cultural commentary.

Publisher: The University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 9780813191645

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