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Paolo Lucchesi
This week, we're publishing a collection of food stories centered around theme of MATRIARCHY. I hope you take some time to read them, so I'm going to share them in this little thread. [Oh, and that cover illustration is by .]
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Paolo Lucchesi Oct 26
Replying to @juanitamore
"At some point, I became the leader of a family, but drag motherhood didn’t start with me. It goes back before my generation to the true leaders of the LGBT movement." — pens an essay on matriarchy, family and the drag tradition.
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Paolo Lucchesi Oct 26
Replying to @bonnietsui
"I’ve fallen into the habit of watching baking shows, desperately soaking up the velvety, voluptuous details of them as an end-of-day balm for the caustic world at large." This piece on baking shows is one of my favorite essays all year.
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Paolo Lucchesi Oct 26
Replying to @taraduggan
“I’m the cougar, they’re my cubs.” Jacqueline Douglas, 90-year-old captain of the Wacky Jacky, is San Francisco’s only female sportfishing captain. She's held that mantle since becoming the city’s first female captain — 46 years ago. reports:
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Paolo Lucchesi Oct 26
Replying to @Esther_mobley
"Seen through these women’s eyes, the Judgment of Paris looks like an entirely different story from the series of myths that have been transmitted into the popular consciousness. A different story — and maybe even a better story." — 🔥
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Gretchen Lintner Oct 26
Replying to @lucchesi @taraduggan
A wonderful lady, a local legend. She was gracious enough to allow our family to take my grandfather's ashes to their final resting place, the waters of the Pacific.
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Paolo Lucchesi Oct 26
Replying to @monifadayo @yoshijames
"She needed to explore international kitchens again, seek out recipes and document her life as a brown, female chef in a white, male-dominated industry." — recounts a stop on her global exploration of patriarchy + supremacy. 📷
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Paolo Lucchesi Oct 26
Replying to @instagram
Sidenote: Monifa Dayo's feed is a great place to see/follow her journey:
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Paolo Lucchesi Oct 26
Replying to @jbattilana
"But while she was boiling spaghetti for a crowd, she was also giving me one of my earliest lessons in generosity, in the importance, value and joy of feeding people." — on her mother and so much more.
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Paolo Lucchesi Oct 26
Replying to @jnewberry @mccalmanco
Women were responsible for the rise of California cuisine. Now, a new generation of women is not only redefining California cuisine, but the way we think about food. Words by . Illustrations by .
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Francis Lam Oct 26
Replying to @lucchesi @mccalmanco
Holy moly
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George McCalman Oct 26
Replying to @Francis_Lam @lucchesi
Thanks?
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Paolo Lucchesi Oct 26
The Matriarchy issue is inspired by , the San Francisco non-profit business incubator for women that is putting on a MATRIARCHY-themed SHOW on Nov. 8. And the lineup is pretty amazing, from to . More info here:
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George McCalman Oct 26
Replying to @lucchesi @juanitamore
Miss More! Your essay was incredible. What a great addition to this section, Paolo.
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Sunny Angulo Oct 27
Replying to @lucchesi @mccalmanco
ooooo, looking forward to this!
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George McCalman Oct 27
Replying to @SFSunnita @lucchesi
Hi 👋🏾 Sunny!
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Sudi Pigott Oct 28
Replying to @lucchesi @mccalmanco
Hi, might there be a way I could purchase a copy of this as sounds essential reading for research I am working on? Thanks so much for sharing.
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George McCalman Oct 28
Replying to @Sudifoodie @lucchesi
Maybe has some suggestion?
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Sudi Pigott Oct 28
Replying to @mccalmanco @lucchesi
Thanks. Yes, I am going to write to him. If only I lived in SF I could apply for the critic role going....though have some other thoughts from a European perspective
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Aaron Peskin Oct 28
Replying to @lucchesi @juanitamore
So thrilled to see Juanita featured!
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