The delicious escapism of reading a ‘foodoir’

SFC_2019-09-24_Page30My September 24 book culture column for the San Francisco Chronicle:

Food has always been about more than food. When I travel, I know that the specific cooking of a place is its most accessible cultural expression, whether it’s po’boys in New Orleans, tapas in the Basque country, okonomiyaki in Japan or injera in Ethiopia.

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