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Hegemony – cultural power exerted by a dominant group Terroir – denotes geographical characteristics Culture Sommelier – a trained wine professional working in a restaurant Foodie – informal term for an aficionado of food or drink Taste Vintage Viticulture – science, production, and study of grapes and the series of events in a vineyard C onnoisseur – a critic who is competent to pass judgments in matters of taste or art Discernment – acuteness of judgment, insight
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Unformatted text preview: (food as) commodity Countercuisine Slow Food http://www.slowfood.com/- nonprofit organization to counteract fast food and fast life, brings together pleasure and responsibility “in order to unlock a society, look at its untranslatable words;” “sell the sizzle and not the steak” – people eat for the taste and experience not just to satisfy their hunger culinary vs industrial potato; “in the act of tasting … culture and nature become one;” Puritan foodways compare French and American cultures...
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