category archive: food

things change, but sort of not

1998-2001: weekend trips to Seoul to get American food we couldn’t get in Taejeon or Kwangju 2016: weekend trips to Barcelona to get Korean food we can’t get in Granada

meat-free meat?

Health aside, some of my friends were just weirded out. Why turn plant proteins into burgers and dogs? Why not just eat them as peas and soybeans and seeds? To which I say: taco, chimichanga, empanada, crepe, pierogi, wonton, gyoza, stuffed roti, pupusa, pastie, pig in a blanket, croque monsieur, pastrami on rye. Culture is […]