Taco crew! In preparation for our Friday visitor Yigal Schleifer of Culinary Backstreets, please review this project Queens Migrant Kitchens. Similar to what we’ve encountered with the Southern Foodways Alliance’s podcast and video documentaries, this project from Culinary Backstreets examines the foodways of folks in Queens, focusing on Roosevelt Avenue. On Friday, Yigal will speak more about the project, and also how he came to be a food writer/journalist. Here’s a sample of the project.
My apologies for the video not embedding! You can still follow the link to see the film. Also, Culinary Backstreets has a YouTube page where you can see more food clips, here are a couple: