“We’re creating the future of Raleigh, and I kind of love that it’s being done over a Woking Machine—a fucking washing machine with a turkey fryer in it—and good drinks and good food.” – Laura White, bartender at Foundation In an electric downtown food scene, an adrenalin-charged undercurrent — made up of line cooks, baristas, [...]
Archive for May, 2012
“In Burma, I lived in a village. Life is so risky inside a Burmese village,” Pa says. “Here, we can go to any area. We are free.” All ethnic Karen refugees at Transplanting Traditions Community Farm were farmers in their native Burma, but there they grew food primarily for their families. Here, they’re selling the [...]
The food on our tables– sweet potatoes, tomatoes, cucumbers, lettuce, chicken, pork and more — come from hands tied to a cycle of repression and injustice. Supporting that is a variety of indirectly connected societal behaviors. Among them: consumer choices, discriminatory legal policies and community prejudice.
(FOODIE screens tonight at Motorco, 7 p.m.) Let’s be real. Many of us have thought about that hypothetical moment of tragedy where, one day, after a freak accident—being caught in an avalanche or getting lost at sea—we find ourselves in a disgusting predicament: Do I eat the dead guy next to me to survive? Foodie, [...]