Gallery: Snapshots from Foodstock, Wesleyan University's Food Conference

Foodstock T-Shirts
Foodstock T-Shirts
Ruth Reichl and Faith Middleton
Ruth Reichl and Faith Middleton

Faith Middleton of The Food Schmooze on NPR moderated the morning keynote speakers, which included former Gourmet editor-in-chief and New York Times restaurant critic Ruth Reichl!

Eric Asimov interviewed by Faith Middleton
Eric Asimov interviewed by Faith Middleton

New York Times wine critic Eric Asimov was one of the keynote speakers.

Dorie Greenspan
Dorie Greenspan

The always lovely Dorie Greenspan talked about food and cookbook writing.

Molly O'Neill
Molly O'Neill

Cookbook author and New York Times contributor Molly O'Neill at her talk "Writing So They Can Taste It."

NORA Cupcakes
NORA Cupcakes

Local Middletown, Connecticut, cupcake shop Nora Cupcakes came with a selection of delicious cupcakes... and a firetruck!

Naples Food Truck
Naples Food Truck

For lunch, food trucks came in from all over Connecticut including Naples Food Truck with their wood-fired pizza oven on wheels.

Lucky Taco Food Truck
Lucky Taco Food Truck

Seeing that Foodstock was held on Cinco de Mayo, the Lucky Taco food truck was a popular choice!

Munchies Food Truck
Munchies Food Truck

Another option for lunchers.

Miya's Sushi
Miya's Sushi

The sustainability panel included one special surprise... sustainable sushi from Miya's in New Haven.

Food as a Topic of Academic Pursuit
Food as a Topic of Academic Pursuit

This panel included Wesleyan grads Chi-Hoon Kim, Alex Ketchum and Will Levitt (yours truly), as well as Wesleyan professor John Finn (not pictured).

"Writing About Food for a Young Audience"

Cara Eisenpress of Big Girls, Small Kitchen and Pippa Lord of Sous Style, moderated by TastingTable's New York editor (and SE intern alumnus!) Tressa Eaton.

RJ Julia Booksellers
RJ Julia Booksellers

Foodstock was dedicated to "cooks and books" and included this pop-up cookbook store.

Jane Stern
Jane Stern

The one and only Jane Stern of the Roadfood guides at her talk "Writing the American Road."

"The Jewish Love Affair with Chinese Food"

A talk given by conference organizer Amy Bloom, Gaye Tuchman, and SE recipe contributor Chichi Wang (!).