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Home Taste Like… Multimedia Stories from our Food Journalism Workshop

Workshop participant Vanessa Fuentes interviews a local restaurateur (Photo: Keira Heu-Jwyn Chang)

Which food has that distinct aroma – as soon as you smell it you smile, close your eyes and dream for a moment.  It’s so evocative of home that it takes you there immediately, even just for a few seconds.

Recently Feet in 2 Worlds brought together journalists, students and culinary professionals for an intensive three-day food journalism workshop. Participants went out to meet some of the cooks and chefs that make New York’s food culture so diverse and treasured by those searching for a taste of home.

Through the story-telling website Cowbird, Fi2W sprouted the seed called ‘Home Tastes Like…’ a collection of stories about our food, family and culture. Click here to hear all the stories on Cowbird.

Click here for more food stories from Feet in 2 Worlds.

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The Fi2W Food Journalism Workshop was supported by The Culinary Trust’s Growing Leaders program and The Julia Child Foundation. 

Fi2W is supported by the David and Katherine Moore Family Foundation, the Ralph E. Odgen Foundation, the Nicholas B. Ottaway Foundation, an anonymous donor and readers like you.

AboutFeet in Two Worlds
Feet in Two Worlds brings the work of immigrant and ethnic media journalists from communities across the U.S. to public radio and the web. Since 2005, this award-winning project has expanded the diversity of voices and stories on public radio by presenting the work of journalists representing a broad spectrum of immigrant communities including Arab, Bosnian, Brazilian, Chinese, Haitian, Indian, Irish, Latin American, Pakistani, Polish, and Russian immigrants. Feet in Two Worlds reporters appear on nationally-distributed public radio programs including PRI’s The World, Studio 360, and The Takeaway, American Public Media’s Marketplace and NPR’s Latino USA, as well as on public radio stations WNYC, New York Public Radio, and WDET in Detroit.