School Lunch

Unpacking Our Shared Stories
Product Number: EB00775665
Released: Jun 02, 2020
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780762495832
Publisher: Running Press Adult
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Description

Bought or Brought? Memories of School Lunch Are a Fascinating Read Food often unites us in unexpected ways. Find yourself transported back in time to a school cafeteria-with any luck, on Taco Salad Day-with 70 interviews, vivid portraits, and elaborately re-imagined food photographs. Voices range from celebrities and chefs to a circus family, new immigrants, a creative dad whose illustrated lunch bags went viral, plenty of unlikely cultural mashups, and one genuine cafeteria lady: their stories are compelling, familiar, and foreign at the same time, forming a cultural time capsule. School Lunch celebrates our diversity and our shared experience. In their words: -"School lunch is one of the core reasons I became a chef."-Marcus Sammuelson -"My mom, God rest her soul, was not exactly Mom-of-the-Year on this kind of stuff. She worked full-time, that woman was not about to peel and slice fruit for me."-Natalie Webster -"I ate the same damn thing every day for six years."-Micaela Walker -"On the days when I didn't have enough food there was always a reason to start or finish a fight."-George Foreman -"We were definitely a crusts-on family."-Daphne Oz -"I used to hate that feeling of walking into the lunchroom for the first time and not knowing where to sit."-Chinae Alexander -"Every kid had some good item to trade and I had f****** applesauce."-Sam Kass

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Author(s): Lucy Schaeffer
Original Publish Date: Jun 02, 2020

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