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"Nonanthropologist readers . . . will discover the unexpected and fascinating terrain of food as an index of human culture. -Virginia Quarterly ReviewThis volume is a welcome collection of essays." —Gastronomica"
"Twelve different writers discuss how restaurants and festivals market food to tourists, politics of the food industry, authentic southwest cooking, and food choices of various groups such as baby boomers and Mormon missionaries." —Kentucky Living"
"Contributors to the book are widely recognized food experts who encourage readers to venture outside the comforts of home and embark on new eating experiences." —Lexington Herald-Leader"
"Folklorists and scholars should appreciate this collection of essays on the ways in which food and travel intersect." -Publishers Weekly"
"Serves a real purpose and deserves a respected place in the historical record." —Register of the Kentucky Historical Society"
"A collection of articles which, without being heavy (like chocolate cake gone bad) or not-quite-there (like a flattened soufflé), takes you places by giving you an idea of the way people differ in what they eat yet similar in how it tastes." —Rockland (ME) Courier-Gazette"
"Culinary Tourism is based upon and extends well-established concepts of folk culture in its social and material aspects, and the book abounds in fresh examples of food-related expression." —Western Folklore"
""Long's Culinary Tourism demonstrate[s] how food becomes the central lure for tourists seeking exotic foods in restaurants, festivals, stores, and even participatory cooking experiences." —Choice"
""Culinary Tourism is a welcome and provocative addition to the literature on foodways and tourism." —Journal of American Folklore"
"One leaves Culinary Tourism with a deeper understanding of some of food's complex relationships to the politics of culture. Although this collection feels more like a necessary foundation than an exciting departure, the book will undoubtedly serve as an important springboard for future work that further develops the interpretive challenges it introduces." —Diane Tye, Ethnologies"
"Culinary Tourism is a welcome and provocative addition to the literature on foodways and tourism." —Yvonne R. Lockwood, Journal of American Folklore"
""One leaves Culinary Tourism with a deeper understanding of some of food's complex relationships to the politics of culture." —Ethnologies"—
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