Archive for February, 2009

A Tipsy Hero–wine-drinking in the Odyssey

In connection with the previous post on feasting with good food and friends, here’s an article on wine-drinking in the Odyssey from the New York Times: A student in one of my English classes recently asked about the endless references to drinking wine in “The Odyssey.” The question, which had nothing to do with my […]

Roman Food Extravaganza

On Thursday, January 29, Eta Sigma Phi paired up with Professor Mary McHugh’s Roman Food and Culture class. The interim class displayed their culinary creativity in many Mediterranean dishes. Highlights included: moretum, ham in a crust, Pizza Rustica, carrots in cumin sauce, and green beans. Eta Sigma Phi kindly offered pitas, tzatziki sauce, and sparkling […]