The World on a Plate: A Tour Through the History of America's Ethnic Cuisine
The World on a Plate is the story of how immigrant families have changed and influenced our food and created a uniquely American culinary pastiche. Joel Denker, a longtime food and travel writer and a scholar of American folklore, conducted fascinating interviews with a range of ethnic-food merchants in crafting a history of our colorful food makers?the grocers, vendors, manufacturers, importers, restaurateurs?and the products they have given us.
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Joel Denker's The World on a Plate focuses on a little-covered aspect of food history … the role of ethnic groceries, restaurants and food brands in popularizing new foods across the U.S. Early ... Read full review
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