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From Big Sur's killer cliff-clinging eateries to Salinas' unparalleled produce, this blog aims to sniff out all things Monterey County can stomach, via picture and prose, curiosity and appetite, hand and mouth.

Monday, August 30, 2010

The Changing Food Face of New Orleans

Hurricane Katrina and its nasty disposition are on a lot of minds as the five-year anniversary finds its way into the many headlines.

Coincidentally, Weekly contributor and South native Stuart Thornton just penned a piece for National Geographic Education exploring how the flavors of the famous destination for epic eats that is New Orleans has shifted as new Latino populations arrived to help deal with disaster's devilish consequences.

It's a telling piece about the character of an area, but also about how much food mirrors our culture, our challenges and our resilience. In short, how it mirrors us.

Check that piece, "Multicultural Stew," by clicking here.