food

Love and Restrictions: Food, Family, and Anorexia

For most of us with disordered eating, holidays with our families can be excruciating. Read more »

Too Many Kooks in the Kitchen: #Burritogate and Co-opting Mexican Culture

This “adventure narrative” is hugely successful in food culture: The chef has a cultural experience, and patrons get to taste a new version of the inspiration. It’s a story that sells. Read more »

DRAWN OUT: On the Overconsumption of Avocados

We all know avocados are delicious, but there are many complexities involved in their overconsumption. Read more »

Popaganda: Food Writing

Even though it’s one of our basic human needs, food isn’t simple or straightforward. What we eat ties into our upbringing, our culture, and our values. Food is a deep reflection of our identity. That’s what we’re talking about on today’s show: the personal politics of food. The food we... Read more »

The American Palate is Your Passport: On Belonging, Food, and Immigration

Be adventurous, try new things, and immerse yourself in another culture! But only if it costs less than $10 a plate. Read more »

Hungry Ghosts: An Interview with Chef and Author Soleil Ho

The author of new chapbook “Hungry Ghosts” talks about food, writing, and how there’s so much we’re unable to say with mere words. Read more »

A Seat at the Table: The Need for Better Race and Gender Diversity on Netflix's "Chef's Table"

It’s crucial to see the race and gender dynamics at work behind high-end cuisine.  Read more »

"Racist Sandwich" Podcast Serves Up Discussion of Race, Gender, & Food Culture

A podcast at the intersection of race, gender, culture, and nom nom.  Read more »

A Short Resource Guide to Food, Race, and Cultural Appropriation

These podcasts, books, and talks are great starting places for thinking about race and food. Read more »

Cut & Paste: Zines About Food

Food isn’t simple. These five zines tell stories that connect food, family, and identity.  Read more »

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