What She Ate by Laura Shapiro

Slipping into the souls of six women through their very pungent food stories.

What Can We Learn from Other People’s Food?

Last Thursday, I spent the morning transcribing a three-hour lunch with my father and his brothers. Then, I started crafting it into an article I was already late submitting. Staring at a white blank page, I was stumped. My assignment was to share the experience of a typical Portuguese restaurant meal. But as I listened to the …