food culture

How the American Diet Defines Us

Sep 21, 2016
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Not only do most Americans live within 20 miles of a Starbucks, they also have about 87,000 drink options at one of those nearby locations. American diets are often focused on convenience, but also tend to emphasize choice. The psychology of what and how Americans eat can reveal what we as a culture, and as individuals, value. 

How the American Diet Defines Us

May 9, 2016
Pexels

Not only do most Americans live within 20 miles of a Starbucks, they also have about 87,000 drink options at one of those nearby locations. American diets are often focused on convenience, but also tend to emphasize choice. The psychology of what and how Americans eat can reveal what we as a culture, and as individuals, value. 

Weiner Nation: Re-Imagining the Hot Dog

Jul 4, 2013

10:00 When it comes to processed meats, the lowly hot dog is often dismissed as kids' food, or a ballpark trifle. But inside their casings, these iconic sausages represent the history of American immigration, innovation and ideology. This hour, we'll bite into hot dog culture and explore the paradox of this communal-yet-individual food, its proprietors, and its delicious mythology. Guests

Wiener Nation: Re-imagining the Hot Dog

May 23, 2013

10:00 When it comes to processed meats, the lowly hot dog is often dismissed as kids' food, or a ballpark trifle. But inside their casings, these iconic sausages represent the history of American immigration, innovation and ideology. This hour, we'll bite into hot dog culture and explore the paradox of this communal-yet-individual food, its proprietors, and its delicious mythology. Guests