Did you know that Chinese meals start with the most expensive item on the menu? That is why rice is served towards the end of the meal. Interesting article the relationship between food and culture.

What Americans can learn from other food cultures

For me, a first-generation Korean-American, comfort food is a plate of kimchi, white rice, and fried Spam. Such preferences are personally meaningful – and also culturally meaningful. Our comfort foods map who are, where we come from, and what happened to us along the way. Notes Jennifer 8.