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What take-out food reveals about US history

Posted July 28th, 2016 at 12:54 pm (UTC-4)

From fast-food restaurants to pizza delivery, the history of take-out food can tell us plenty about American history because what we eat and how we eat it, often reflects the changes taking place in society at any particular time. “You can learn a lot from food,” says Emelyn Rude, a food historian and author of Tastes […]

America’s ‘Invisible’ Minority Is Ready for Its Closeup

Posted February 23rd, 2015 at 2:59 pm (UTC-4)

For many Asian Americans, a new television show featuring a Chinese-American family is a breakthrough moment they’ve waited decades for. “This is really the first that people are seeing an Asian-American family from the inside out,” said Joz Wang, editor in chief of “In many ways, this certainly is the first chance for mainstream […]