Feet In Two Worlds
Monday, July 30, 2012
Whether you're looking for Jersey tomatoes, apples from upstate New York, or fresh fish caught off Long Island, you'll find it at the Union Square Greenmarket, the center of New York's regional food scene. And chances are the person selling you the food is an immigrant.
Thursday, April 05, 2012
Kim Ima’s Treats Truck offers sweets that are "kosher" for Passover not just once a year, but all year-round. Try a recipe for the Apple Passover Cake that has become a foundation of her Treats Truck here.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Listen to the latest Food in Two Worlds podcast to learn about the latest efforts to encourage immigrant communities in New York City to eat healthier.
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Monday, January 23, 2012
As eyes turn from South Carolina to Florida for the GOP primaries, one Republican Senator who isn't even running for president is sharing the spotlight with the Republican presidential candidates.
Thursday, January 19, 2012
By Stella Chan : reporter, Sing Tao Daily and contributor to Feet in Two Worlds
An ongoing FBI investigation into campaign donations to New York City Comptroller John Liu has caused a reassessment of his candidacy for mayor among his strongest supporters.
Friday, December 30, 2011
2011 will be recorded as a turning point in the battle between conservative politicians in Arizona who supported laws like SB 1070 a law that made it a state crime for a person to be an undocumented immigrant in Arizona – and the pro-immigrant rights groups that stood in opposition.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Pakistani immigrants are keenly aware of the dangers posed by the latest crisis in U.S.-Pakistan relations. Ever since the November 26 NATO airstrike that killed at least 25 Pakistani soldiers near the border with Afghanistan, the relationship between the U.S. and Pakistan has been on a downward spiral.
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Tuesday, December 13, 2011
By Von Diaz : Feet in Two Worlds
In this Food in Two Worlds podcast, Von Diaz reports on how Chef Zarela Martinez brought sophisticated Mexican cuisine to New York. Also, Mariana Suarez, of Gourmet Latino, weighs in on the challenges facing today's Latino chefs. Listen to the podcast here and try Martinez's recipe for Chiles en Nogada.
Friday, October 14, 2011
Latino voters have a complicated relationship with the health care reform law approved in March 2010. On the one hand, they support the majority of its provisions and oppose its repeal. But just like other voters, they are against the clause that will force them to purchase coverage, the so-called mandate.
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
By Larry Tung : Feet in Two Worlds
With help from voter associations, Asian Americans are becoming one of the rising forces in New York City politics. Each election year, more Asian Americans are voting, and more are getting elected.
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
City Council member Ydanis Rodriguez has announced that he will introduce a Council resolution calling on Governor Paterson to remove New York from the controversial immigration enforcement program known as Secure Communities.
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
By Annie Correal : El Diario/La Prensa
When Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was named U.S. senator for New York in 2009, to fill the seat vacated by Hillary Clinton, some immigrant advocates (and the editorial board of El Diario) decried the appointment, pointing to her historically conservative record on immigration issues. El Diario went as far as to publish a cover story on Gillibrand with the headline, "Anti Inmigrante."
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
By Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska : Nowy Dziennik/The Polish Daily News
Dan Donovan, 53, the Republican candidate for New York attorney general, may have an Irish last name, but according to his 84-year-old mother he looks Polish and his gray eyes and pale complexion are a proof of his ancestry. Mrs. Donovan’s maiden name is ‘Bolewicz’ and she is the third generation in a Polish-American family that settled on Staten Island. Today there is a growing Polish-American community in the borough and Donovan hopes for its support in November.