Archive for February 2012

Radio Ambulante is described as "This American Life in Spanish". This week, novelist Daniel Alarcon and journalist Annie Correal talk about a new radio project that features stories from Latin America with a public radio twist.

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Polish food and Chinese food don’t have much in common, but there’s one ingredient that unites these two cuisines.  It’s a flavor that reminds immigrants of home, no matter where they come from, whether it’s Africa, Asia, Latin America or Eastern Europe. And the funny thing is it doesn’t come from any of those places. On today’s Food in Two Worlds podcast,  FI2W reporter Aurora Almendral talks about Maggi Seasoning, a condiment that inspires devotion across the globe and in immigrant kitchens across the country.

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With Greece’s economy reeling and its unemployment rate about 18 percent, some Greeks are trying their luck in the U.S. — especially true in the stronghold of Astoria, Queens, where Greek stores, restaurants and travel agencies dot Ditmars Boulevard and 31st Street. In this podcast, journalist reports from Queens in a radio story originally broadcast on WNYC.

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