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Fast Food

How Global Food Prices Led to the Rise of Fast Food

With Western convenience, of course, comes high levels of fat, sugar, and salt.
Nick Rose
9.13.16
scotland

Glasgow's Haggis Pakora Is More Than Just Fusion Food

“Scots and Punjabis are very proud of their own cultures so you get both of these coming together and it’s wonderful,” says Harry Singh, Glasgow restaurant owner and co-creator of the haggis pakora.
Zab Mustefa
5.2.16
misogyny

A Sandwich Shop Is Running a Shockingly Misogynistic Marketing Campaign

A restaurant in Islamabad has stirred outrage for purportedly offering a menu of sandwiches named after famous men who have a history of violently abusing women.
Wyatt Marshall
11.14.15
women

Why These South Asian Desserts Are Fighting Sexism

South Asian culture traditionally marks the birth of a baby boy by giving sweets known as ladoo. For girls, there is no such celebration, something gender equality activist Raj Khaira hopes to change with her Pink Ladoo Campaign.
Zab Mustefa
11.4.15
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Pakistan's Sea Buckthorn Berries Are Beautifully Underappreciated

Sea buckthorn is widely coveted in Michelin-starred kitchens like noma, but people in northern Pakistan, where the orange and red berries grow like wildfire, couldn't care less—even if it does make a delicious and healthy jam.
Tahereh Sheerazie
4.15.15
economics

Asian Families Are Masters of Food Economics

When most kids are being taught how to ride a bicycle by their parents, my Pakistani parents were set upon teaching me the fine art of bulk-buying at the grocery store.
Javaria Akbar
8.18.14
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The Kitchen Divides Pakistan's Rich and Poor

When visiting my extended family in Pakistan, I am hyper-aware of the differences between the rich and the poor. Even at home, the classes are separated as young, impoverished men cook meals in sweltering heat for their employers.
Javaria Akbar
7.21.14
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Pakistan’s Only Legal Brewery Is Coming to the United States

Pakistan has a 97 percent Muslim majority with a strong religious right that prohibits the consumption of alcohol.
Alex Mierjeski
7.1.14