Maria Godoy

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Adopted From Abroad? Tell Us Your Food Stories

Friday, June 17, 2016

For many of us, food can serve as a way to explore our heritage. But what happens when you grow up in a family with a different ethnic, racial or cultural background than your own? Share your story.


For A Cordial Supreme Court, Keep The Food And Wine Coming

Friday, June 03, 2016

When court is in session, most justices lunch together — but absolutely no talking about cases. Wine, however, is not unwelcome at some of their gatherings.


The Judgment Of Paris: The Blind Taste Test That Decanted The Wine World

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Forty years ago, the top names in French food and wine judged a blind tasting pitting the finest French wines against unknown California bottles. The results revolutionized the wine industry.


Forty Years Ago, The Judgment Of Paris Revolutionized The Wine Industry

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Forty years ago, the crème de la crème of French food and wine judged a blind tasting pitting the finest French wines against unknown California varieties. The results revolutionized the wine industry.


An Underground Supper Club Where Music Moves The Menu

Friday, May 20, 2016

Philip Gelb once toured with top musicians. Now he's a chef who hosts intimate dinner parties where the entertainment, by innovative world musicians, is as experimental as the ever-changing fare.


This Is What A Feast For 5,000 Made From Food Waste Looks Like

Thursday, May 19, 2016

A small brigade of volunteers chopped up thousands of pounds of vegetables that might otherwise have landed in the dump. Celebrity chefs helped whip it into a meal tasty enough to get crowds to care.


How Mexican Cuisine Was Doing Fusion 500 Years Ago

Thursday, May 05, 2016

In her new cookbook, Mexican chef Pati Jinich explores the many cultures — from Africans to Chinese to French to Lebanese and more — who left their culinary imprint on her native country's cuisine.


Beans And Rice For Passover? A Divisive Question Gets The Rabbis' OK

Saturday, April 23, 2016

For 800 years, Jews of European and Middle Eastern and Spanish ancestry have been split on the question of whether legumes, corn and rice are kosher for Passover. Rabbis have finally weighed in.


For Earth Day, Report Has News To Ease A Meat-Lover's Conscience

Friday, April 22, 2016

The World Resources Institute says you don't have to bid burgers bye-bye in order to reduce the environmental footprint of what you eat. Americans cutting back on beef could go a long way, it says.


#NationalPoetryMonth: Verses That Celebrate Life On The Farm

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Poet Tess Taylor's new book, Work & Days, is a lyrical meditation on food and farming and our "fragile and ultimately, necessary relationship we have with the earth." Download her illustrated poems.


Why Hunting Down 'Authentic Ethnic Food' Is A Loaded Proposition

Saturday, April 09, 2016

In a new book, an NYU scholar explores how immigrants shape the American palate. He says it's time to ditch the phrase "ethnic food" — which lumps all nonwhite people and their cuisines together.


When Is It OK To Profit From Cooking Other Cultures' Food? You Weighed In

Monday, April 04, 2016

We started a conversation about food and race. Who gets to cook and become the face of a culture's cuisine? While our question was prompted by an interview with Rick Bayless, the issue transcends him.


When Chefs Become Famous Cooking Other Cultures' Food

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Rick Bayless is a master of Mexican fare. He's also a white guy from Oklahoma. Over the years, that's made him the target of criticism. Who gets to be the ambassador of a cuisine?


Bill Blocking GMO Labels Stalls In Senate, But Battle Is Far From Over

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

The bill would have created a national voluntary labeling standard — and prevented Vermont's mandatory labeling law from going into effect July 1. A compromise might yet be reached.


Florida Tomato Pickers Become Part Of Democratic Debate

Thursday, March 10, 2016

The fight to improve wages and working conditions hit the national stage over the past week, both in a Bernie Sanders campaign video and Wednesday night's debate in Miami.


Lo Mein Loophole: How U.S. Immigration Law Fueled A Chinese Restaurant Boom

Monday, February 22, 2016

Americans craving kung pao chicken or a good lo mein for dinner have plenty of options: The U.S. is home to more than 40,000 Chinese restaurants.

One could think of this proliferation as a promise fulfilled — America as the great melting pot and land of opportunity for immigrants. Ironically, ...


Thou Shalt Not Toss Food: Enlisting Religious Groups To Fight Waste

Monday, January 18, 2016

Separation of church and state? When it comes to fighting food waste, the U.S. government is looking to partner up with the faithful.

The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday launched the Food Steward's Pledge, an initiative to engage religious groups of all faiths to help redirect the food that ...


Wheels, Pyramids And Plates: USDA's Struggles To Illustrate Good Diet

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's first stab at offering nutrition advice came in 1894, when W. O. Atwater, a chemist and pioneering nutrition investigator for the agency, published this warning in a Farmer's Bulletin:

"Unless care is exercised in selecting food, a diet may result which is one-sided or ...


Ugly Fruit Is Ripe For A Close-Up, As 'Shark Tank' Takes On Food Waste

Friday, January 08, 2016

TV is usually a place where the beautiful people shine. But last night, it was time for the uglies to step into the spotlight — ugly fruits and vegetables, that is.

Evan Lutz of Hungry Harvest, an organization that's trying to turn uglies into a business, appeared on ...


Uncle Sam Just Told Us To Drink Water, Not Soda. You Might've Missed It

Friday, January 08, 2016

Tucked inside the U.S. government's latest update to its official eating advice is this recommendation: "Drink water instead of sugary drinks" — aka soda.

The bluntness of this statement is remarkable, in part, because the Dietary Guidelines released Thursday are, in other ways, anything but direct. For instance, as ...