Chapter 2, “Glass Office”: Years later, in 2018, a new wave of people of color arrives at Bon Appétit. And when their white bosses don’t understand the problems they’re facing, those people will decide to fix the place themselves.
Jesse Sparks’ portfolio
Elyse Inamine’s Instagram
Ryan Walker-Hartshorn’s website and Twitter
A reported story by Priya Krishna
Christina Chaey’s 2016 manifesto following Bon Appétit’s pho video release. And here’s Christina’s Instagram.
In the summer of 2020, Bon Appétit faced an online reckoning. It imploded, seemingly overnight, former employees calling it a racist and toxic workplace. But the story of what actually happened there started ten years earlier. This is Chapter One, “Original Sin,” of our series The Test Kitchen.
Here are some recipes to try from the people featured in this week’s story:
Yewande Komolafe’s yam and plantain curry with crispy shallots and sheet-pan gochujang chicken...
The President is no longer allowed to Tweet. PJ and Alex sit down with their boss to explain what that means, how it happened, and what might happen next. Plus -- an upset listener berates our climate reporter.
Click here to listen to How to Save a Planet
Alex Goldman tackles his newest job: prophet of doom.
Taylor Moore's podcast, Rude Tales of Magic
Emily Atkin's newsletter, Heated
John Colpitts' latest album, The Ochre World
Want to learn to play drums? Learn from John Colpitts
Listen to Song Exploder, a huge inspiration for this episode.
We will be opening up our phone lines a few times over the next couple days. We are hoping to talk to specific groups of people who have helped shape this incredible election.
The first group we want to hear from is Black people in the South. We want to know how you’re feeling. Give us a call today (11/6) at 4pm ET at 917-793-2272. If you don’t get through, leave us a voicemail. We might use the voicemails or calls in a future episode.
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