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Can Food Be Racist?

Dan Pashman, host of WNYC's The Sporkful podcast and author of Eat More Better: How to Make Every Bite More Delicious (Simon & Schuster, 2014), discusses the line between culinary cross-pollination and cultural appropriation.

Ashok Kondabolu, a.k.a. Dapwell, former member of seminal rap group Das Racist, creator of arts collective Chillin Island, and food columnist for VICE, joins the discussion.

Is This Food Racist?

Is This Food Racist? Tell us what you think in the comments!

Posted by The Sporkful with Dan Pashman on Monday, 21 March 2016

→ There's more: If you liked this conversation, you'll want to check out The Sporkful's upcoming live podcast taping on Thursday, March 24th. It's called 'Is This Food Racist?' and will feature Dan in conversation with Ashok, actress Rosie Perez, comedian Michelle Buteau, and more. Tickets and information right here.


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