Tracie McMillan goes undercover picking peaches, crisping lettuce and working at Applebee's to find out how America's food system works. Elina Shatkin discovers the myriad possibilities in a sandwich and highlights some of her favorites in LA. Aaron Bobrow-Strain explains how race, war and politics all contributed to the success of white bread in America. The history of ketchup is outlined by Andrew F. Smith and Noelle Carter details how simple making mustard at home can be. Plus, Jonathan Gold finds one of this year's best dishes and Gustavo Arellano takes us out for a mash up of Middle Eastern food in Anaheim.
Banner image: Wonder Bread (previous Canadian packaging)