At The Table

Jaime Wilson
explorations and musings from a modern food system.
Created 07 Sep 2020
  • We're Moving!
    05 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    It’s not a goodbye, it’s a “see you later” … on our new and improved Patreon page! While Substack has been an incredible way to connect with you all, we’re looking forward to a future platform where o...
  • The Next Great American Novel
    29 Jul 2021 • 7 min read • 2 0
    “here I am again in purgatory, trying to find meaning in the mundane. i am looking for answers and only end up with more? why here, why now? too many doors open, too many options to choose. i’m in pur...
  • Early Summer Recipes
    01 Jul 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    Hello, and welcome to early summer! Our next digital recipe book is here, featuring pantry staples like granola, pesto, and vermouth alongside full dinner menus fit for warmer weather. Included are ti...
  • A Garden in Brooklyn
    18 Jun 2021 • 3 min read • 6 0
    I was going to write six thousand words about the mourning dove that made a nest in my arugula plant. But it flew away and never came back, so instead I’ll only write thirty five. I could write six th...
  • From the Critic’s Notebook
    29 Apr 2021 • 5 min read • 6 0
    From the Critic’s Notebook Unsurprisingly, Big Food Media Collapses Into Wreckage of Its Own Making In an iconically pompous style, mainstream food media outlets continue to serve a dreary and disjoin...
  • stream of consciousness
    14 Apr 2021 • 1 min read
    Thoughts that weave and ramble. Slowly and then all at once. Tumbling — but not falling. Flowing freely. Feeding one another. Consciousness that feels like the sound of a babbling brook. Water making ...
  • a note from early spring
    08 Apr 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Before we get started, a bit of housekeeping (and some bittersweet news). As you probably know by now, At The Table is growing! Much like the letters sent to your inbox each week, this new hyper-seaso...
  • an announcement
    01 Apr 2021 • 1 min read
    Good morning, and happy Thursday! This week’s newsletter is quite a bit different than others, and for good reason. At The Table is growing! I’m thrilled to announce this latest project of mine, an ex...
  • to all the "restaurant people"
    25 Mar 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    What is a restaurant? A building. A kitchen. A menu. Tables and chairs and bottles of wine. The sounds of clinking glasses and forks scraping plates. The way that voices carry through space, mouths th...
  • a year in the life
    18 Mar 2021 • 1 min read • 3 0
    the beginning of a year is marked by seeds being planted, germinating on top of a dresser. a cat bathing in the sun, swatting at the little cardboard pods to test their resilience. only one survives t...
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