food culture, San Francisco, popular culture, Danish food
Food culture is an integral part of popular culture. Fabio Parasecoli deﬁnes popular culture as “the totality of ideas, values, embodied experiences, representations, material items, practices, social relations, organizations, and institutions that are conceived, produced, experienced, and reciprocally connected within environments inﬂuenced by markets and consumption, with or without the speciﬁc economic goal of reaping a proﬁt.” When food culture appears in the semi-public sphere—for example, in grocery stores, restaurants, bars, butcher stores, and bakeries, it demarcates a space where the desires and strategies of businessmen and consumers meet. Consumers want the products they need at an aﬀordable price, and businessmen want to earn a proﬁt on their products.
Giery, Catrine Kyster Christensen
"Urban Danish Foodways and Ethnic Marketing Strategies in Bien, 1900-1950,"
The Bridge: Vol. 40:
1, Article 7.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/thebridge/vol40/iss1/7