The International Marketplace in Indianapolis offers dozens of restaurants and shops from the world over. Its unlikely co-founder once asked: “Why are these Mexicans here? Why are there so many of them?”
For cultures that follow the lunar calendar, today is New Year's Day. Many of us simply refer to it as Chinese New Year. But the truth is that communities in and from places other than China have their own traditions and foods built around the day.
New data this week from the analysis group Hedgeye shows that some of our favorite breakfast items like orange juice and coffee are rising in cost so much that they could be considered "luxury items." Louise Story joins us for more.
Annia Ciezadlo explores the relationship between food and war in her new book, "Day of Honey: a Memoir of Food, Love, and War." A correspondent in Iraq and Lebanon for seven years, Annia Ciezadlo says that preparing meals helped her report.
Even during the height of the Sri Lankan civil war, Sinhalese and Tamils were able to come together on a few things. One of those was food. Reporter Ike Sriskandarajah gives us a tour of Sri Lankan cuisine.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Staci Fritz of Ian's Pizza in Madison, Wisconsin, about the solidarity pizzas being delivered to protesters there, courtesy of donors from all around the US and the world.