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tea
tea

Why I Pair Food with Tea Instead of Wine

"To me, tea washes away the memory of the flavor, and prolongs pleasure. Each sip wipes the palate clean, and allows us to taste each bite as though it were the first."
Chi Wah Chan
4.25.17
knives
knives

How Starting a Japanese Knife Company Helped Me Embrace My Asian Heritage

Having the business in Japan and working with the craftsmen has helped me identify with my Asian side, and it's helped me feel more positive about it.
Jeremy Watson
3.10.17
Asian food
Asian food

Making Christmas Wontons and Talking British Chinese Identity

“I’m probably more English than Chinese in many respects but just because you’re born from Chinese parents, you still get stereotyped."
Gareth May
12.13.16
podcast
podcast

MUNCHIES: The Podcast: Is the Term 'Ethnic Food' Racist?

On the latest episode of ‘MUNCHIES: The Podcast’ we talk to Andrew Ti, host of “Yo, Is This Racist?” to discuss the issues that the culinary world faces when writing and reinterpreting food from other cultures.
Helen Hollyman
9.13.16
Lebanon
Lebanon

Beirut's First Pay-What-You-Want Restaurant Is Bringing Sri Lanka to Lebanon

Beirut's Motto is more than a pay-what-you-can restaurant. The cozy spot also lets migrant workers cook the foods from their home countries.
Sophie Chamas
5.14.15
Newfoundland
Newfoundland

Newfoundland's History Tastes Like Salted Cod

I’m an eighth-generation Fogo Islander. We were salt cod people and we’d rarely eat fresh cod, because why would you eat that when you have salted cod? It’s just better.
Zita Cobb
5.11.15
scotland
scotland

Irn-Bru Made Me Who I Am

I'm Scottish. Therefore, Irn-Bru isn't just a teeth-eroding fizzy drink to me. It's part of the tapestry of my existence, the foundation of most of my teenage memories.
Hanna Hanra
8.18.14
Identity
Identity

Food Advertising Is Still Feeding Gender Stereotypes

In 2014, according to many mainstream food advertisements, men only eat meat and women only consume yogurt, a stereotype that would make Gloria Steinem want to go on a hunger strike.
Oscar Rickett
4.23.14