This week we talk to Swiss practitioner Alessandra Roversi. In our discussion you will learn more about her time at the University of Gastronomic Sciences, the Club des Chefs des Chefs, and the Milan Expo 2015.
In Episode 1, we talk with Paul Rockower, one of the founders of the field of gastrodiplomacy and culinary diplomacy. Our discussion touches on definitions and origins of the field — laying the groundwork for the field and for all … Continued
This is a topic I’ve wanted to write about for a while, and I will dedicate more time (and deeper research) to it if I ever write a book or graphic novel or something like that. For now, though, I want to … Continued
I promised, and I’m delivering: enough waiting. Culinary Diplomacy and its first cousin / alter-ego Gastrodiplomacy are moving forward daily, and progress is inexorable. In my last post I alluded to many recent goings-on: my colleague Johanna Mendelson Forman is … Continued
It’s been an exciting few months in the world of culinary diplomacy. And I’ve been too lax in keeping you all abreast of the issues — the following took place in late March, 2014. So without further ado… CULINARY DIPLOMACY … Continued
I recently had the the pleasure of speaking with two culinary entrepreneurs, Eliza Richman and Xavier Curtis of AddisEats, a company giving food tours of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. I asked them a few questions about their background and what inspired … Continued
There has been some debate about the name of the field that I have been working on in this blog and elsewhere. Three common terms are “culinary diplomacy,” “gastrodiplomacy,” and “food diplomacy.” Others have championed “gastronomic diplomacy,” “diplomatic gastronomy,” and … Continued
Thanks to everyone who’s come to this blog after the recent feature on NPR’s food blog The Salt. It did a great job summing up my most recent project, working with Dr. Johanna Mendelson Forman to create a new course … Continued