The Philatelic Gourmet

The Journal of the Gastronomy on Stamps Study Unit

​​​​​​​Volume 3, #4 of ​The Philatelic Gourmet has been sent to the printer and will be mailed on October 1, 2020. An article about Oktoberfest leads off this issue; David Kent provides a discussion of many new issues. The first installment of the Postal Union of the Mediterranean’s 2020 common theme of Gastronomy of the Mediterranean is discussed. Study Unit News includes our election results, introducing our new webmaster and checklist news.

​​The next issue will be the first edited by Vera Felts and will be published in January 2021.

 The Philatelic Gourmet at the NTSS/StampShow

The Philatelic Gourmet received a Vermeil medal in the Literature competition at the 2019 StampShow/NTSS in Omaha. The judge provided good feedback on ways to possibly improve our journal. I will be happy to share details of the judge’s comments.