The Culture of Culinary Diplomacy
Headlines this week in PD News had a decidedly foodie focus, serving up stories on food festivals, food aid, and religious feasts. A Ghanaian chef is collecting surplus food from food manufacturers and suppliers to feed the hungry, with similar initiatives taking place in Lebanon and India using leftover meals from weddings. Meanwhile in Japan, a new mobile app—BonAppetour—is connecting tourists and Tokyo natives in traditional Japanese culinary and cultural activities such as tea ceremonies, lessons in gyoza making, and sake tasting.
- A Ghanaian Chef Works against Waste to Feed the Hungry—New Vision
- BonAppetour Startup Lets You Cook and Dine with Tokyo Locals in Their Homes—Rocket News 24
- Festival in Kirkwood Celebrates Brazilian Food, Culture—St. Louis Post Dispatch
- Tavola Shares Culture and Cuisine through Italian Sister City Chef—The Daily Progress
- Turkey's Jews Host Ramadan Iftar at Restored Synagogue—Haaretz
- 'We Will Give that Food to Someone Who Is Hungry'—BBC News
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