Gastronomica really does have some of the best covers I’ve seen. The images always swing between the appetizing and the abject, allowing me to visualize the intimacy of food and body. I wanted to post the cover image by Mauro Holanda, which shows an octopus pressed into a cube, but I thought it might be a bit much. In the meantime, kimchi in a perfume bottle and exploding eggs will have to do:

Summer 2009 issue

Winter 2009 issue
{source: Jess Dobkin}


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