Looking at American Food

David Page (author of Food Americana) discusses the many forms of international cuisine that- in the end- connects us together.

In this episode, the Light Up Your Life podcast examines the culture behind American food with David Page. David is the author of Food Americana and has created, developed and was Executive Producer for Diners, Drive-In’s and Dives. He also discusses being a network news producer and traveling to different parts of Europe and covering stories in the world. He shares where the passion of food during travels comes into place. David shares his discoveries and work behind American Food and the culture and stories behind it.


Food Americana

The Remarkable People and Incredible Stories behind America’s Favorite Dishes

Food Americana is a riveting ride into every aspect of what we eat and why. From a lobster boat off the coast of Maine to the Memphis in May barbecue competition. From the century-old Russ & Daughters lox and bagels shop in lower Manhattan to the Buffalo Chicken Wing Festival. From a thousand-dollar Chinese meal in San Francisco to birria tacos from a food truck in South Philly. Readers will learn the inside story of how Americans came to form national cuisines from a world of diverse flavors. This insightful book is, overall, engaging and oftentimes extremely humorous.

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