Is This Food Racist?

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Sacks of assorted spices in Nepal, Kathmandu

How do our assumptions about people affect our assumptions about their food? And how do their assumptions about our food affect how we feel about ourselves?

What happens when chefs cook a cuisine they weren’t born into? And what happens when there’s a backlash?

Our friend Dan Pashman, host of WNYC Studio's The Sporkful, has launched a special series of episodes called "Other People's Food," which aims to explore exactly these questions. Dan talks with Brooke about the project so far.