Food Trends with David Sax
David Sax is an expert of food trends and author of Save the Deli and most recently The Tastemakers: Why We're Crazy For cupcakes But Fed Up With Fondue. Linda and David talk about how food trends come about, how they spread across the world, and how they come back decades later.
Fried Chicken: Tracing the African Roots with Michael Twitty
On today's episode of A Taste of the Past, host Linda Pelaccio talks about the huge craze that surrounds fried foods: fried chicken! The guest on today's show is Michael Twitty, culinary historian of African and African American foods. What makes each fried chicken dish so special?