Endangered Eating: Behind the Scenes (Online)

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Taught by Sarah Lohman

Sarah Lohman is a culinary historian and the author of the bestselling and critically acclaimed book Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American Cuisine. She focuses on the history of American food as a way to access stories of women, immigrants, and people of color, and to address issues of racism, sexism, and xenophobia. Her work has been featured inTheWall Street Journal andThe New York Times, as well as onAll Things Considered; and she has presented across the country, from the Smithsonian Museum of American History in Washington, DC to The Culinary Historians of Southern California. She is also 1/2 of the Masters of Social Gastronomy, a monthly food science and history talk at Caveat NYC, with Brainery co-founder Jonathan Soma. 



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Food historian Sarah Lohman's most recent book has been a critical success -- praised as one of the best books of 2023 by Amazon, Food & Wine, and Adam Gopnik. This talk will give readers the chance to peek behind the scenes of Endangered Eating: America's Vanishing Foods, a five-year project that took Lohman on the road for all of 2019.
Lohman will provide an in-depth look at her process taking the project from concept to reality. She'll share unseen photos from her year on the road and unwritten stories about all the times she thought she was going to die. She'll also read an unpublished story from her journey. All that and she'll be taking questions about any aspect of completing this book!
Join us for a fun, informal talk about the realities of travel journalism and nonfiction writing, as well as a look into the incredible diversity of America's food landscape.

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