Category: Academics

Anything relating to classes or school – courses, class projects, graduation, registration,

Course Spotlight: Food and Public History

Got Food? Got History? Go Public. Food and Public History (ML623), Spring 2019 In Food and Public History ( 4 cr), we will examine interpretive foodways programs from museums, living history museums, folklore/folklife programs, as well as culinary tourism offerings, “historical” food festivals, and food tours. Our goal is to compare different way to teach […]

Restaurant Review: The Vermont Country Deli

Written by Ariana Gunderson, Edits by Sheryl Julian If you’ve gone to southern Vermont to leaf peep, pick up lunch and then some at the Vermont Country Deli in Brattleboro.  Inside the red barn you’ll find an expansive menu of prepared foods and made-to-order sandwiches, as well as a treasure trove of food souvenirs. The […]

Restaurant Review: Rhythm ‘n Wraps

Written by Shannon Fitzgerald, Edits by Sheryl Julian A brightly-colored chalkboard menu greets customers, boasting music and city-related adjectives to describe the food that awaits: phat, gangsta, ballpahk. At first glance, Rhythm ‘n Wraps, located near the Boston University West Campus, is unassuming. The tables are small squares with basic wood chairs, reminiscent of a […]

Considering Class & Potato Chips

You many not think about it as you crunch your way to the bottom of the bag, but potato chip packaging says a lot about social class.  In this post, I’ll tell you about how the Boston University Gastronomy Program got community members thinking about chips + class, and then share a how-to guide for […]

Spring 2019 Course Spotlights

Today we’d like to highlight some of the unique electives we’ll be offering in the upcoming spring semester. Read on to see what’s available! The Science of Food and Cooking MET ML 619 | Tuesdays 6-8:45 | Valerie Ryan Cooking is chemistry, and it is the chemistry of food that determines the outcome of culinary […]