Articles by Joel Denker from assorted books, magazines, and newspapers.
Traces the odyssey of the carrot from purple root vegetable in Afghanistan to today’s more recent orange incarnation.
Philadelphia Inquirer, June 27, 1999
The Portuguese transform an ethnic gateway in Newark, New Jersey.
Originally from The Boston Globe, May 10, 1998
A Journey Along Montreal’s Main, Boulevard St. Laurent, provides a window on the city’s changing ethnic landscape.
Washington Post, June 18, 2009
Spain’s popular refreshment is reinvented in the Americas.
The Business of Food, 2007
Traces the rise of ethnic food businesses—groceries, farmers, restaurants, and manufacturers—from immigrant enterprises to mainstream institutions.
Ambassador, A Quarterly Publication of the National Italian American Foundation, Fall 2004
Giuseppe Uddo, a young Sicilian immigrant in early twentieth century New Orleans, started out carrying canned tomato paste on a horse-drawn carriage and ended up creating Progresso Foods.