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Adventures in Ethnocentric Dairy: Crema Edition

We all know that New York City is home to a sizable population of immigrants from Mexico and Central America. What we don’t know is why each one of these diasporas has their own variety of sour cream: I have long been … Continue reading

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Mamey In All Its Glorious Forms

Once upon a time there was a scruffy, egg-shaped fruit whose sweet and mushy interior suggested an unlikely union of yam and avocado. The giant, oblong seed of this fruit was nestled into a pot of deceased African daisies in Queens, whence … Continue reading

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