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Sarah Portnoy

Sarah Portnoy teaches about Latino food and food justice in the Department of Spanish and American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California. Her recent book is "Food, Health, and Culture in Latino Los Angeles" (Rowman & Littlefield, Dec. 2016). For more information, see her website sarahjportnoy.com. She can be contacted at portnoy@usc.edu.

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Jonathan Gold was more than L.A.'s notorious Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic. He was a man who reshaped how we look at and appreciate food. A professor reflects on just how much Gold's fantastical way of looking at food changed the way...
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