Jim Gossen

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    Oyster Appellations Return to the Gulf Coast

    More than a century ago, there wasn't any such thing as a "gulf oyster." Oysters were offered under specific place names -- a tradition revived this weekend at the first Foodways Texas symposium in Galveston. Jenny Wang​The program wasn't devoted entirely to oysters: Kelly Yandell, one of a f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Some Pictures Aren't Worth 1,000 Words, But Go Ahead and Comment Anyway

    Editor's note: We tried to get Hanna to wear former critic Dave Faries' dining disguise, but she just wouldn't do it.​I'm proud to be a member of a community of food writers that care about working conditions in food processing factories, the availability of fruits and vegetables in impoverish ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Foodways Texas Drafts Recipe to Celebrate Lone Star Cuisine

    There's a lot to learn about Texas food. Might as well start with the basics.​The Southern Foodways Alliance, an 800-member organization that's stimulated serious scholarly discussion of barbecue and pinto beans; produced dozens of movies on edible topics ranging from Sazeracs to pig ear sandw ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 12, 2009

    Oyster Lovers Unite

    Now may be your best chance for a little raw love