016 - Comfort Food, part 2
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This is the second part of our comfort food episode. In the previous episode, we focused on the ways food traditions get passed down through families, communities, and cookbooks, and the way they adapt over time. Today, we look at how simple foods, convenience foods, and even fast food restaurants can become part of our cherished memories and culture.
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Learn more Amy Wibowo’s work at BubbleSort! Her zine, indo mie, indo you can be found on her site.
Read Noah Cho’s piece I’ll Fight Anyone Who Says You Shouldn’t Put Cheese on Your Ramyun on his column at Catapult.
And the Roy Choi recipe Noah referenced in the episode can be found on The New York Times.
You can read Virali Dave’s piece Why Do Indian Americans Love Taco Bell? on Foodbeast.
what's your cultural background, and what is the pinnacle of comfort food for you?— Soleil Ho (@hooleil) October 7, 2020
Check out Soleil Ho’s twitter thread on comfort food to see all the responses she got. You can find Soleil Ho’s current writing on The San Francisco Chronicle.
Music from this episode included:
Alice Tong - Home to Me
The Blazing Rays of the Sun - Closer. You can find the artists’ current music with the band Fevertalk.
Das Racist - Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell
Chris Iijima, Nobuko Miyamoto, and Charlie Chin - Imperialism is Just Another Word For Hunger