Joy Y. Wang covers food and culture for WNYC. In October 2009, she created the weekly WNYC All Things Considered segment, Last Chance Foods. The seasonal food segment features farmers, chefs, and food writers talking about everything from growing asparagus to hunting wild turkey.
Joy also currently serves as the managing editor of Columbia Law School Magazine. She previously worked as the senior editor of AVENUE magazine, one New York City’s oldest and most distinguished society publications. She has also written articles for The Wall Street Journal, Lucky Peach, The New York Times, Newsweek, and Edible Brooklyn, among other publications.
Joy graduated from New York University with majors in journalism and politics.
Joy Y. Wang appears in the following:
Last Chance Foods: A Compromise for Cilantro Haters?
Friday, June 27, 2014
Culantro is a leafy green herb that is a cornerstone of Puerto Rican cooking. But is this cousin to the world's most polarizing herb mild enough to please the skeptics?
Last Chance Foods: A Kid-Friendly Fruit for Healthy Eating
Friday, June 20, 2014
Getting kids in the South Bronx to eat fresh, healthy food can be a challenge, but Coqui the Chef founder Tania Lopez has a secret weapon: avocados. Try her kid-friendly recipe for guacamole.
Last Chance Foods: Radishes Are the Real Fast Food
Friday, June 13, 2014
Radishes are fast to grow, fast to prepare, and delicious. Gabrielle Langholtz, author of The New Greenmarket Cookbook, explains why they provide instant gratification for farmers and cooks alike.
Last Chance Foods: Behold the Power of the Pea
Friday, June 06, 2014
Last Chance Foods: Foraging for One of the World's Healthiest Greens
Friday, May 30, 2014
Last Chance Foods: Eat a Cricket, Save the Planet
Friday, May 16, 2014
Chirp, chirp... chomp. Could crickets be the protein of the future? Six Foods founder Rose Wang explains why the little critters could secure our future on Earth. And they don't taste half bad, either.
Last Chance Foods: An Easy, Egg-centric Meal
Friday, May 09, 2014
Last Chance Foods: Say Yes to Nopales
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Last Chance Foods: Forget the Midwest, Wheat Finds a Home in Long Island
Friday, April 25, 2014
Last Chance Foods: Flowers You Can Eat
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Last Chance Foods: Micro-Farming Sourdough Starter in Your Kitchen
Friday, April 11, 2014
Baker Austin Hall explains how to combine flour and water to make a little community of yeast and bacteria, also known as sourdough starter or levain. Get 'em going, and they'll help raise and flavor your bread.
Last Chance Foods: Rooting for Rutabagas
Friday, April 04, 2014
Last Chance Foods: One Connoisseur's Quest for the Freshest Mallomar
Friday, March 28, 2014
They may be processed and packaged, but Mallomars are also seasonal. Find out why, and hear about Wall Street Journal columnist Ralph Gardner Jr.'s quest to find the freshest specimen.
Last Chance Foods: Sweet On Onions
Friday, March 21, 2014
Last Chance Foods: For Lobster Eaters Only
Friday, March 14, 2014
Cooking live lobster can be squirm-inducing culinary task. But if you're determined to do so, Red Hook Lobster Pound's Susan Povich has some advice.
Last Chance Foods: The Secret, Highly Processed Life of Orange Juice
Friday, March 07, 2014
Last Chance Foods: The Truth About High Fructose Corn Syrup
Friday, February 28, 2014
Is it really worse than table sugar? You'd be surprised, says author Michael Moss, who answers that question and discusses the ongoing battle between the sugar and corn industries.
Last Chance Foods: It's Millet Time
Friday, February 21, 2014
Last Chance Foods: Why You Shouldn’t Eat Raw Chocolate
Friday, February 14, 2014
Last Chance Foods visited Cacao Prieto in Red Hook, Brooklyn, to find out about the strange science behind chocolate, how it's fermented, and why it's not a bean.
Last Chance Foods: How to Pick the Best Italian Olive Oil
Friday, February 07, 2014
Restaurateur Lidia Bastianich explains what you need to know about Italian olive oil. Also, try her recipe for olive oil and rosemary spaghettini.