FROM Amanda Cohen
What Goes Into the Price of an Entree? Amanda Cohen, chef/owner of Dirt Candy in New York City, pulls back the curtain on restaurant pricing. In a recent column for Eater , Cohen argued that the numbers on menus have less to do with expensive ingredients than with making rent and compensating employees. If we care about the people serving our food, she says, we’re going to have to pay for their health insurance.
Hua Hsu: A Floating Chinaman Author Hua Hsu stops by to discuss his book A Floating Chinaman, recounting the life of 1930's actor/writer H.T. Tsiang and his struggles entering the American literary world.
Morgan Parker: There Are More Beautiful Things than Beyoncé Morgan Parker says that the poems in her book There Are Things More Beautiful than Beyoncé take a stand against the clichés of the dominant culture.