Growing up the child of immigrants in Virginia, Sehreen Noor Ali clung to her identity as an Ismaili Muslim. When she met Talah she fell in love, but he was a Sunni Muslim, and she worried she’d lose herself in marrying him.
Category: Food In 2 Worlds
Ramaa Reddy Raghavan brings us an audio slideshow portrait of Indian American Gadadhara Pandit Dasa, who tends to the spiritual life of students at Columbia University.
We bring you on a culinary tour of China—all around the 7 train stop in Flushing Queens. Plus, you’ll hear about the reinvention of Dim Sum in Manhattan’s Chinatown, and special Chinese New Year dishes.
In this podcast, reporter Von Diaz tells the story of Chef Zarela Martinez, a culinary trendsetter, who changed New Yorkers’ ideas about Mexican food.
In this Food in Two Worlds podcast you’ll hear how Jackson Heights’ restaurants and food shops tell the stories of South Asian immigrants in New York.
Immigrant-owned food businesses play an important role in the NYC’s economy. The first City-sponsored food expo aimed to connect food entrepreneurs to the rest of the food business chain.
For our Food in Two Worlds series, Adeola Oladele-Fayehun from AfricanSpotlight.com brings us this video report and interview with Lookman Afolayan Mashood, a man who was once an ice cream vendor on the streets of Lagos and is now the owner of Buka, a popular Nigerian restaurant in Brooklyn, NY.
Streetwise New York offers tours of “old and new immigrant New York.” We sent reporter Cristina DC Pastor and audio producer Dimple Patel to check out the tour in the city’s largest borough.
At Maharlika in Manhattan’s East Village the menu includes dishes such as Eggs Imelda and Eggs Benigno, intended to provoke conversations about Filipino history and culture.
Restaurant workers are the main audience for English classes offered by The New School’s Food Studies department in collaboration with the university’s Master’s program in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.