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Going Behind the Kitchen Door to Inspire A Different Kind of Foodie

Going Behind the Kitchen Door to Inspire A Different Kind of Foodie

by Rinku Sen on February 11 2013, 9:31AM

If you love food, and if you love people, Saru Jayaraman’s new book new book wants you to help ensure the sustainability of both by taking a look into restaurant workers’ lives.

Topics: How We Eat, Movement

Immigration Status on Restaurant Health-Grade Placards Proposal Rejected in Calif. County

Immigration Status on Restaurant Health-Grade Placards Proposal Rejected in Calif. County

by Jorge Rivas on April 25 2012, 12:08PM

A proposal for San Bernardino County restaurants to signify whether they check employee immigration status on their health-inspection placards was rejected Tuesday.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Starbucks Barista Draws 'Chinky Eyes' on Korean-American Customer's Cup

Starbucks Barista Draws ‘Chinky Eyes’ on Korean-American Customer’s Cup

by Jorge Rivas on February 8 2012, 11:53AM

First it was “Ching Chong” at Chick-Fil-A in Irvine then it was it was “Lady Chinky Eyes” at a Papa John’s in Harlem and now a Starbucks Barista in Georgia drawing “chinky eyes” on a cup to identify two Korean-American customers.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Calling Asians Racist Slurs on Fast Food Receipts is Now a National Trend

Calling Asians Racist Slurs on Fast Food Receipts is Now a National Trend

by Jorge Rivas on January 9 2012, 2:11PM

The first two incidents happened in Irvine, Calif., now a woman in NYC received a receipt calling her ‘lady chinky eyes.’

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Tired of Backing Biased Restaurants? Finally, a Zagat's for Racial Justice

Tired of Backing Biased Restaurants? Finally, a Zagat’s for Racial Justice

by Rinku Sen on December 1 2011, 9:59AM

Noticing that all the bussers in your favorite restaurant are Latino and all the waiters white? And that black people are nowhere to be found—unless you’re grabbing fast food? It’s not a coincidence. And now there’s a guide for

Topics: Economy, How We Eat, Movement

Don't Just Tip Your Waiter. Demand Equity for Restaurant Workers

Don’t Just Tip Your Waiter. Demand Equity for Restaurant Workers

by Rinku Sen on February 14 2011, 12:51PM

A series of reports reveal how poorly employers treat the people who will make your Valentine’s dinner so nice.

Topics: Movement

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