While we love food innovations, crazy chef stories, and culinary mishaps, we also like to educate ourselves on important issues in the industry. This week is a little less quirky and a little more social commentary, but we like to switch it up on occasion. Happy reading!
+Chef David Patterson is on a mission to reduce racial and gender gaps in the culinary industry.
+We’ve all heard it — food is unavoidably political. NPR examines what happens when two anti-immigration higher-ups decide they’re craving tacos in DC.
+From the archives: a New Yorker essay penned by the late Anthony Bourdain entitled, “Don’t Eat Before You Read This: A New York Chef Spills Some Trade Secrets.”