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Sarah Portnoy

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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The Migrant Kitchen

How Jonathan Gold Redefined the Borders of Food Culture

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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Good Food and the Problematic Search for Authenticity

What makes claims to authenticity so important for reaching consumers and why are we — the eaters and consumers — so desperately in search of what is real and authentic?
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