“My career started with a handwritten recipe for the tiny cocoa-dusted chocolate truffles given to me by my Paris landlady in 1973. The truffles had captivated me with their pure bittersweet flavor, and the recipe changed my life.
Welcome to issue 74 of EatDrinkFilms. This week, Risa Nye reviews Ava Chin’s book Eating Wildly, with a keen appreciation for the way it moves from the experience of loss to the act of finding, balancing autobiography with a personal guide to foraging in the city. “It’s the unexpected bounty and regenerative powers of nature […]
by Risa Nye Foragers like Ava Chin search for edible prospects in unusual places — like parks and open spaces — that are fertile ground for often overlooked plant life.
In this touching and informative memoir about foraging for food in New York City, Ava Chin finds sustenance…and so much more.
Welcome to issue 73 of EatDrinkFilms. This week’s issue brings a variety of responses to the vitality of Anthony Lucero’s Oakland-set movie East Side Sushi. In one of two installments of “Critics Corner” this week, Tien-Tien L. Jong foregrounds the film’s layered approach to tradition and its dedication to a woman’s story, of self-determination, while […]
Read two critical perspectives on EAST SIDE SUSHI by Tien-Tien L. Jong and Patricia Unterman.