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A Return

A Return

M Shelly Conner and her wife build their new Arkansas homestead, and connect with a movement of Black women returning to the South of their foremothers to reconnect with home and land.

You Are What You Eat… Especially If You’re a French Politician

You Are What You Eat… Especially If You’re a French Politician

Marie Antoinette never said “let them eat cake,” but for better or worse, the French are obsessed with what their people of power eat.

Tales of Bread and Unfinished Revolution in Egypt

Tales of Bread and Unfinished Revolution in Egypt

A history of protest in Egypt reveals ties between bread and notions of freedom and human dignity.

Enough Is Enough

Enough Is Enough

In response to the rising violence toward the Asian American and Pacific Islander community, Eric Sze of 886 in New York City helped raise $76,000 for AAPI, Black and Latinx communities.

The Legacy of a Legume

The Legacy of a Legume

Many recipes iconic to American cuisine can be traced back to the native lands of the people who built it, including peanut soup.

India’s Farmers’ Protest Shows No Signs of Wavering

India’s Farmers’ Protest Shows No Signs of Wavering

In a movement that began in November of 2020, tens of thousands of farmers and laborers in India continue to sit in protest on highways surrounding New Delhi, fighting a new set of laws that put their livelihoods at risk.

In Buenos Aires, Bread Tells the Story of Resistance

In Buenos Aires, Bread Tells the Story of Resistance

Anarchist bakers played an important role in building Argentina’s workers’ movement. More than a century later, bakers are once again using bread as a form of resistance.

Hawaii’s Revival of Breadfruit Feeds the Future

Hawaii’s Revival of Breadfruit Feeds the Future

In Hawaii, experts look toward an ancient fruit, breadfruit, and old techniques to solve a modern problem.

What Feijoada Teaches Us About Racial Inequity in Brazil

What Feijoada Teaches Us About Racial Inequity in Brazil

Racial relations in Brazil can be understood through feijoada, a national gastronomy symbol, and Afrofuturism, a decolonising tool for Black Brazilians.

Brazilian Feijoada

Brazilian Feijoada

Los Angeles-based Brazilian chef Victor Vasconcellos of Paulista Deli shares his recipe for Brazilian feijoada.

Portraits From a Pandemic: Grand Central Market’s Better Angels

Portraits From a Pandemic: Grand Central Market’s Better Angels

Los Angeles’s Grand Central Market has experienced two once-in-a-century pandemics. We share their experience through COVID-19 today.

Los Angeles Athletic Club’s Legacy of Hijinx

Los Angeles Athletic Club’s Legacy of Hijinx

A club founded on whimsy, comradery and spirit(s), we reimagine the Los Angeles Athletic Club’s 1913 Frank Young Cocktail.

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