Maria Godoy appears in the following:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...