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Words and Images by Betsy DiJulio

Lessons from a French Kitchen by Richard Goodman

Limits by Dinah Lenney

Slaughterhouse by Marissa Landrigan

Home is Where the Beer Is by Adam Blake Wright

Navel Gazing by Samuel Stinson

The Sacred Canon by Betsy DiJulio

Game Over by PES

A Return to M.F.K. Fisher by Leo Racicot

Two Poems by L.A. Ashby

Dame Factor Inc. by Melanie Abramov

With Mangoes by Grace Pauley

Table 7 by Marko Slavnic

Monster Roll by Dan Blank

Revenge by Lernert and Sander

Poor Girl Gourmet by Amy McCoy

The First Taste by Saatchi & Saatchi and Heckler

Samba Salad by Sandra Kaas

flatten by Kay van Vree and Hugo de Kok

Ways of Cheddar Chex Mix by Megan Kimble

Menupoems 2014

Chocolate Bunny by Lernert and Sander

The Traveller Eggs by Nora Silva

Interview by Peggy Wolff

Fermentophone by Joshua Pablo Rosenstock

Lycopersicum by Uli Westphal

Cupcake Canon by Johnny Cupcakes and Kamp Grizzly

Street View Supermarket by Liat Berdugo

Modern Art Desserts by Caitlin Freeman

Travel Around the Hob by Nora Silva

Marzipan in Toledo by Kristen Hemlsdoefer

10,000 Items or Less by Blair Neal

Menupoems 2013

How to Explain It to My Parents by Lernert & Sander

The Burger Foundation by Michelle Ellsworth

Bebe Coca-Cola by Décio Pignatari

Tournedo Gorge by Kathi Inman Berens

Food Remix by Michelle Ellsworth

Interview with Darra Goldstein

Eating on Berry Street by Emily Nemens

In the Most Unlikely Places by Jason Bell

The Birthplace of the Tomato by David Wanczyk

Pot Luck by Cindy McCain

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Menupoems 2010

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In honor of National Poetry Month, Alimentum presents Menupoems, a baker's dozen of delicious poems served on a two-sided broadside. These handy placemats are made available each April in select restaurants, cafés, and now—online! Please print your own copy of Menupoems 2010.


Mark Kurlansky reading "Ode to a Mushroom"

Ruth Polleys reading "Perfect Cake" by Shweta Rao

Esther Cohen reading "Dear Everyone" at Tout Va Bien, 311 West 51st Street, New York City.

James Weikart reading "Entrée Neurosis" by Emily Stokes at Thai Market, 960 Amsterdam Ave, New York City

Anne Newman Bacall reading "Just One" by Catherine Harnett at Tout Va Bien, 311 West 51st Street, New York City.

Paulette Licitra reading "love dinner" by Lara Candland at City Limits Bakery and Cafe, 361 Clofton Drive, Nashville, Tennessee.

Duane Spencer reading "Eating Ants" by Paul S. Piper at City Limits Bakery and Cafe, 361 Clofton Drive, Nashville, Tennessee.

Esther Cohen, Alimentum's Menupoems Editor, improvises a menupoem on the spot at Thai Market, 960 Amsterdam Ave, New York City.

Peter Odabashian reading "Butterfingers Strikes Again" by Walter Ancarrow at Tout Va Bien, 311 West 51st Street, New York City.

Peter Selgin reading "Soufflé" by Ariana-Sophia Kartsonis at Sky Blue Café, 700 Fatherland Street, Nashville, Tennessee.

Cortney Davis reading "love dinner" at Bailey's Backyard, 23 Bailey Avenue, Ridgefield, Connecticut.

Reggie Morin reading "Dear Everyone" by Esther Cohen, at brunch in San Diego, California.

Family reading "Butterfingers Strikes Again" by Walter Ancarrow at Easter table.

Patti Franklin Nelson reading "Butterfingers Strikes Again" by Walter Ancarrow at Bicyclette Cafe, 14801 Lebanon Pike, Mt. Juliet, Tennessee.

Suzahn Fiering reading "Grapefruit" by Linda Simone at Bicyclette Cafe, 14801 Lebanon Pike, Mt. Juliet, Tennessee.

Lisa Jardine reading her menupoem "Grapefruit" at the restaurant Hiraga Yukihiroo in Tokyo, Japan.

Annie Jardine reading "Butterfingers Strikes Again" by Walter Ancarrow at the restaurant Hiraga Yukihiroo in Tokyo, Japan.

Annie Jardine reading her own poem "Red Ruby" at the restaurant Hiraga Yukihiroo in Tokyo, Japan.

Lara Candland reading her menupoem "love dinner" at Communal in Provo, Utah.

Kat Lehman reading "Souffle" by Ariana-Sophia Kartsonis at the Dragonfly Cafe and Bakery, 402 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos, New Mexico.

Linda Simone reading her poem "Grapefruit."

Jennifer Justus reading "Entree Neurosis" by Emily Stokes in Margot Cafe and Bar, 1017 Woodland Street, Nashville, Tennessee.