Author: brotger

Observing Nostalgia

This post from Gastronomy Student Caitlin Bueno continues our series from students in Anthropology of Food.   Cabot’s Ice Cream & Restaurant is “a family owned and operated old-fashioned ice cream parlor and restaurant” in Newton, MA.  The restaurant, known for its ice cream sundaes, also has a full menu serving breakfast all-day, and diner […]

Recognition

This post from Gastronomy Student Altamash Gaziyani continues our series from students in Anthropology of Food. 4th March, 2017 As a food runner during a backed-up lunch service on the first Saturday of a new block, there’s not much I can do to help other than scrabble around, plucking tickets off the floor as they […]

How Madeleines Can Trigger Memory

This post from Gastronomy Student Hannah Spiegelman continues our series from students in Anthropology of Food. I had never heard of Proust or his madeleine before starting the Gastronomy program at BU, but his famous moment has been talked about or mentioned in almost every class I have taken thus far. In his book, In […]