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Drink Like a Russian!

Drink Like a Russian!

A look into Russia’s drinking culture, including a guide to beverages like vodka, kvass, tea, and more.

Stalin’s Ghosted Grain and the Surprising American Roots of Fast Food in Russia

Stalin’s Ghosted Grain and the Surprising American Roots of Fast Food in Russia

In the 1930s, Soviet Union leader Joseph Stalin used food as a tool to define and control a culture, with surprising influence from the States.

Acoma Blue Corn Restored To Its Community of Origin

Acoma Blue Corn Restored To Its Community of Origin

The restoration of Acoma blue corn to its community of origin represents a hopeful example of how seed rematriation can improve Indigenous foodways.

Jon Yao of Kato Finds Confidence in the Flavors of His Taiwanese Upbringing

Jon Yao of Kato Finds Confidence in the Flavors of His Taiwanese Upbringing

Los Angeles’ Kato Restaurant, where the dishes are edible mnemonic devices for Asian Americans, is an homage to Chef Jon Yao’s Taiwanese heritage.

A Pirog for Picky Hands

A Pirog for Picky Hands

A love letter to pirozhki and the role of pirogi (pies) in Russian cuisine.

From Dumplings To Sriracha: The (In)Visibility of Teochew Food and Culture

From Dumplings To Sriracha: The (In)Visibility of Teochew Food and Culture

From local to global conflicts, Teochew people have survived generations of displacement through global migration, distinctive cuisine, and intergenerational storytelling.

Sake 101 Taught by Courtney Kaplan of Tsubaki and Ototo

Sake 101 Taught by Courtney Kaplan of Tsubaki and Ototo

An exploration of sake techniques and styles, from brew to cup, as taught by Courtney Kaplan of Los Angeles’ Tsubaki and Ototo.

In Southern California, Dolan’s Uyghur Restaurant Uses Food as Form of Activism

In Southern California, Dolan’s Uyghur Restaurant Uses Food as Form of Activism

A Uyghur restaurant in Los Angeles County uses food to bring attention to the genocide in Xinjiang.

Girl & Dug Farm: A Model for a More Diverse Food System

Girl & Dug Farm: A Model for a More Diverse Food System

Through its commitment to biodiverse farming practices and consumer education, Girl & Dug Farm offers a hopeful example for a healthy, flavorful and culturally diverse food system.

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