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Anything that moves Anything that moves :
Food--Social aspects--United States.
Food habits--United States.
Cooking--Social aspects--United States.
Extremists--United States.
Cooks--United States.
Gourmets--United States.
United States--Social life and customs--1971
COOKING / Essays.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture.
Genre Form
Geographic Coverage
United States
LCC: GT2853.U5 G66 2013 (Source: dlc)
DDC: 394.1/2 full (Assigner: dlc)
CKB030000 (Source: bisacsh)
SOC022000 (Source: bisacsh)
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Lccn: 2013025054
text (Source: rdacontent)
"New Yorker writer Dana Goodyear combines the style of Mary Roach with the on-the-ground food savvy of Anthony Bourdain in a rollicking narrative look at the shocking extremes of the contemporary American food world. A new American cuisine is forming. Animals never before considered or long since forgotten are emerging as delicacies. Parts that used to be for scrap are centerpieces. Ash and hay are fashionable ingredients, and you pay handsomely to breathe flavored air. Going out to a nice dinner now often precipitates a confrontation with a fundamental question: Is that food? Dana Goodyear's anticipated debut, Anything That Moves, is simultaneously a humorous adventure, a behind-the-scenes look at, and an attempt to understand the implications of the way we eat. This is a universe populated by insect-eaters and blood drinkers, avant-garde chefs who make food out of roadside leaves and wood, and others who serve endangered species and Schedule I drugs--a cast of characters, in other words, who flirt with danger, taboo, and disgust in pursuit of the sublime. Behind them is an intricate network of scavengers, dealers, and pitchmen responsible for introducing the rare and exotic into the marketplace. This is the fringe of the modern American meal, but to judge from history, it will not be long before it reaches the family table. Anything That Moves is a highly entertaining, revelatory look into the raucous, strange, fascinatingly complex world of contemporary American food culture, and the places where the extreme is bleeding into the mainstream"-- Provided by publisher.
Table Of Contents
Part I. Squishy or Swank?
The Scavenger
Backdoor Men
Part II. Down the Rabbit Hole
The Rawesome Three
Double Dare
Haute Cuisine
Part III. Discomfort Food
Off Menu
The Hunt
Authorized Access Point
Goodyear, Dana. Anything that moves