New Year’s Day is fast approaching! My family celebrates this holiday by having a very specific superstitious meal. We embraced the belief that eating these foods on January 1st would reverberate throughout the year. Here’s the menu and what the foods symbolized Chitlins (pork intestines) for good health (yes, I sense the irony). Any pork […]
Earlier this week, Ken Burns and Lynn Novick debuted their ten-part documentary The Vietnam War. A documentary of such magnitude couldn’t cover every single story, and here’s one that fascinates me: the presence of soul food restaurants in southeast Asia during the Vietnam War era.