Alex Mayyasi: Writing about Politics & Food
Join cohosts Jenny and Ethan for a conversation with Alex Mayyasi, editor of Gastro Obscura, a food publication devoted to culinary wonders and curiosities.Alex was early employee at Priceonomics, where he wrote and edited business and economics stories. He lived in Cairo in 2011-2012, and along with Egyptian democracy activist Ahmed Salah, is the co-author of You Are Under Arrest for Masterminding the Egyptian Revolution (A Memoir). We'll talk about the transition from writing about politics and economics to writing about food, and the importance of a political relevance in food writing.
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