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Sydney eats, Melbourne dines: Shaping Australian tastes 1970–1995

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Through an analysis of newspaper review columns and restaurant guides, this thesis evaluated the role of restaurant criticism in the social construction of taste in Sydney an Melbourne over the period 1970 to 1995. It argued that critics encouraged, and legitimated, omnivorous tastes relative to the social and cultural history of their community.



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Professor Donna Lee Brien ; Professor Margaret McAllister ; Dr Liz Ellison

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