Mi gaceta gastronómica – junio 2020

Pili Rodríguez Deus/ June 16, 2020/ food events, newsletters

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Welcome to a new section of my blog. Here you'll find events that you might be interested to check out and what I have been up to. More about some of these events soon.

Event headers are hyperlinked to their main event pages.

Events to explore

Oxford Food Symposium, 10th July – 2nd August 2020, online, £80

• If you don't have the resources or the time, you can buy and, in some cases download from their library , the proceedings of previous symposiums. I have added a couple to my Google Books myself! You can contribute a small donation for the privilege. 😊

• They also have a podcast section which I look forward to exploring.

Pitt Rivers Museum Survival Cookbook, 9th July 2020

See exhibitions further below.

Recent events

Dublin Gastronomy Symposium

• Here is a list of the papers that were presented by topic area with links to them.
• You can even watch the presentations!

Gastronomika Live

Listen to key figures in the restaurant industry discuss their current challenges and future opportunities. For example, I listened live to Pol Contreras's ideas about chocolate; Enrique Olvera’s ideas and also talk of his mole sauce; Dan Barber’s idea of the future role of chefs or Paco Morales’ Noor restaurant trajectory (Córdoba).

FineDining Lovers: Turning The Tables

Again, you can listen to people in the restaurant industry talking about their challenges and ideas for survival. I watched live two or three really inspiring talks, including Grant Achatz and Mark Moriarty's.

There’s no shortage of events in this world, you just need to look for them. 😉


Pitt Rivers Museum Survival Cookbook 

This is a work in progress by the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford and, the best, there is a digital exhibition opening on 9th July 2020.

Did you know there was a Food Museum in the Netherlands? Well, there is. Don't forget to check it out. I will do too!

But, looking it up to signpost it here, I also found a Disgusting Food Museum in Sweden... Not so sure I want to visit that one!


• MA Anthropology of Food, SOAS London
• MA in Gastronomy & Food Studies, Dublin Technological University
• Master of Liberal Arts in Gastronomy, Boston University, USA.


There’s the new European Journal of Food, Drink and Society. Not sure yet if it is free access for us though.

¡Hasta la próxima! Enjoy your virtual trips.

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