Food says so much about where you’ve come from, where you’ve decided to go, and the lessons you’ve learned. It’s geography, politics, tradition, belief and so much more.
Last week, Eatocracy invited readers to dig in and discover the rich, ever-evolving taste of America in 2011 - ultimately culminating in the fourth edition of our Secret Supper in New York City.
The video above and the Secret Supper live blog give a taste of the eclectic menu and vibrant conversation, but there's one ingredient we'd still love to have: your voice.
Each guest was asked to fill out a name tag with how they identify themselves culturally. Answers varied from "Jamerican" (Jamaican and America), "Recovering Catholic ex-suburbanite white girl mutt" and "Harlem-style G.R.I.T.S (Girl Raised In The South) to A.B.C.D. (American-Born Chinese by way of Dr. Dre), "Mysterious American Gumbo of Love" (bless your heart, Don Lemon!) and "The 'Ishes" – Scottish and Irish.
In the comments below, we'd love to hear about how you'd fill in the blank, and how the food you ate then and eat now reflects that. We'll share some of our favorite responses in an upcoming posts and maybe even at a Secret Supper in your hometown.
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