The case for cultural appropriation in food
Cultural appropriation, especially when it comes to food, is good. It’s what we should want in our big, crazy melting pot
Let’s be real, the only “cultural appropriation” anyone cares about is when it involves white people. Check my first piece for
"In America, our community of Jewish immigrants from the Soviet Union, from Ukraine, from Belarus, from Latvia, just shorthands ourselves to 'Russians' and no one has an existential crisis about it," writes
For my first piece at
, I write about how great cultural appropriation in food can be. I highlight my beloved Tatiana restaurant in Brooklyn, which is currently rebuilding after a fire.
Culinary cultural appropriation is a good thing, my first piece at
Essay suggests #culturalappropriation in food is just fine. I agree. I do think the shaming of #luckylees went too far.