'Taste The Nation': Padma Lakshmi Explores The American Palate : Pop Culture Happy Hour Food media has become one of the many arenas in which debates about inclusivity and justice have taken center stage in recent months. And now, into this troubled world comes Taste The Nation. Hosted by Top Chef's Padma Lakshmi, the marvelous Hulu series visits immigrant and indigenous communities around the United States to explore food. Taste The Nation puts everything from chop suey to pad Thai in cultural, political and culinary contexts, with Lakshmi as your hungry, curious guide.
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'Taste The Nation': Padma Lakshmi Explores The American Palate

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'Taste The Nation': Padma Lakshmi Explores The American Palate

'Taste The Nation': Padma Lakshmi Explores The American Palate

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In the Hulu series, Taste the Nation, Padma Lakshmi showcases the different immigrant and indigenous communities that contributed to American cuisine.

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Food media has become one of the many arenas in which debates about inclusivity and justice have taken center stage in recent months. And now, into this troubled world comes Taste The Nation. Hosted by Top Chef's Padma Lakshmi, the marvelous Hulu series visits immigrant and indigenous communities around the United States to explore food. Taste The Nation puts everything from chop suey to pad Thai in cultural, political and culinary contexts, with Lakshmi as your hungry, curious guide.

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The audio was produced and edited by Mike Katzif and Jessica Reedy.