University of California Press and Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture are pleased to announce the all-new Gastronomica Website! With free articles, Web-exclusive content, and an expanded Chef’s Page—featuring interviews with notable chefs from around the world—never before have you seen so much great writing on food, all in one place.
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We are very proud to announce that our journal Gastronomica is the co-winner of the James Beard Foundation’s “Publication of the Year.” In the announcement, Gastronomica was cited for its editorial excellence over the last eleven years and for the ways in which the journal has generally deepened our understanding of food.
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Richard Mendelson's "From Demon to Darling" is an IACP Cookbook Award Finalist
Four UC Press publications were named finalists in the 2010 IACP Cookbook Awards, organized by the International Association of Culinary Professionals. The IACP Cookbook Awards, along with the James Beard Awards, is the most distinguished honor in the world of culinary publishing.
Exploding onto television screens in 1963 with her WGBH (Boston) program “The French Chef,” Julia Child quickly became a household name. Known for her extensive knowledge of French cuisine as well as her down-to-earth approach to kitchen navigation, Julia endeared herself to home cooks immediately; mistakes were okay, as were everyday culinary triumphs [more...]