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Why are foodways important?

Foodways is the study of what people eat and why. Why we procure, prepare and serve the food we do has cultural, sociological, geographical, financial and political influences.

 

 

Why is recognition of diverse foodways valuable?

Preserving our past and present for the future by research, documentation and oral histories. It is culinary anthropology on the hoof, paw, root and leaf.

 

 

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Maxwell Street Tour

Relocated Maxwell Street Market Tour

 

Guided by Robert Garner & Bruce Kraig  

 
Sunday, April 29th, 2012 – Rain or Shine
11:00 AM until 1:00 PM

  

In front of the Red "Maxwell Street Market" sign

 

Northwest corner of Des Plaines and Roosevelt Roads

Chicago, IL

 

Map of Maxwell Street meeting location

 

 

Maxwell St. M - David Hammond

  (image by David Hammond)

 

 

Maxwell Street Market moved in 2008 for the third time in its history.  Bruce Kraig will provide the market's history.  Rob Garner will talk about Maxwell Street today.  Together they will comment on the Mexican offerings as we walk about and eat our way through the market.  Bring some money for food; ten dollars will easily cover food costs for one.   We will be walking with few places to sit. Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes

 

 

To prepare for this tour, you may want to consult David Hammond's Maxwell Street Market Guide 2011-2012  available to read on-line or download.   Also check out Gorilla Gourmet’s Maxwell Street Mexican available on streaming video:

 

 

Gorilla Gourmet: Maxwell Street Mexican (pt. 1) from Michael Gebert of SkyFullOfBacon.com on Vimeo.

 

 

Gorilla Gourmet: Maxwell Street Mexican (pt. 2) from Michael Gebert of SkyFullOfBacon.com on Vimeo.

  

 

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Speaker Profiles

Saturday's Road Food Menu

Sunday Breakfast at Lou Mitchell's

Feast: Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art

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