Posts Tagged: macaroni

Macaroni Men

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The seemingly non-sequitur first lines of “Yankee Doodle” sound like they’re about food, but Michael Waters in Atlas Obscura reveals the lyrics’ gender-bending history:

The Oxford Magazine similarly described the macaroni as not belonging to the gender binary: “There is indeed a kind of animal, neither male, nor female, a thing of neuter gender, lately started up among us.

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All-American Pan-Asian Chinese Food

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For Hyphen magazine, Jenny Lee writes about the all-American tradition of eating Chinese food on holidays, especially for immigrant families.

Not just any Chinese food, either—Lee favors the classic low-cost Chinese buffet, with its mix of foods from across and beyond Asia, all prepared in very American ways.

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