refugees

wales

A Food Truck in Cardiff Is Welcoming Refugees to Wales

Badina was forced to flee Albania after losing her family in the war. She arrived in Cardiff with no connections and little employment opportunity—then she found Oasis Cardiff.
Angela Hui
7.18.18
refugees

How an Afghan Refugee is Changing Venice's Restaurant Landscape

Hamed Ahmadi now has five restaurants in northeastern Italy's Veneto region and has helped employ many young refugees from the Middle East and Africa.
Marco De Vidi
1.16.18
Indian Food

Your Favourite Indian Takeout was Invented by a Refugee Fleeing Pakistan

The surprising history of chicken tikka masala.
Leena Trivedi-Grenier
8.4.17
refugees

This Course Helps Refugee Cooks Become Food Entrepreneurs

London-based social enterprise Stories On Our Plate teaches refugees, former refugees, and asylum seekers cooking techniques, as well as the practical skills needed to run a food business.
Daisy Meager
7.17.17
farming

This Refugee Family Farm Is Supplying Some of LA’s Best Restaurants

Founded by refugees from Laos, Thao Family Farm is beloved by chefs and non-chefs alike for its unique produce.
Natalie B. Compton
6.21.17
refugees

This Syrian Restaurant Is Fighting Negative Stereotypes About Refugees

The refugee-run restaurant, launched by a heart surgeon, hopes to create a different kind of conversation about Syrians in Europe.
Didem Tali
5.30.17
CHEFS

How a Vietnamese Refugee Became a Celebrity Chef

After his parents fled their native country, Luke Nguyen grew up washing dishes at their tiny Vietnamese eatery in Sydney. He now has multiple restaurants, cookbooks, and TV programs to his name.
Diana Hubbell
5.17.17
immigrants

Nation of Immigrants: Little Laos in Rural Iowa

"Not a lot of people know what Laos is and he's built himself his own Laos. This is his comfort."
Dave Simpson
4.18.17
immigration

Eating Through Hong Kong's 'Little India'

The ground floor of Chungking Mansions—the epicentre of life for Hong Kong’s asylum seekers—is filled with people hailing from South Asia, the Middle East, and Africa, all trying to make a new life in one of Asia’s greatest economic miracles.
Justin Heifetz​​
3.14.17
refugees

Nation of Immigrants: Fleeing Burma for Fort Wayne, Indiana

Fractured along ethnic lines and decimated by an interminable civil war, many of Burma's refugees have landed in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where they've opened grocery stores and restaurants to make a living.
Dave Simpson
2.7.17
food waste

Cooking with Food Waste for Refugees, Recovering Drug Addicts, and Former Sex Workers

We spoke to Canadian chefs John Winter Russell and Jeremy Charles about using waste from the "Supermaket of the Future" to feed one of Milan's poorest neighborhoods.
Nick Rose
2.2.17
coffee

Some Trump Supporters Are Boycotting Starbucks for Pledging to Help Refugees

Serving people coffee? It’s a political act in 2017.
Alex Swerdloff
2.1.17