Author: Anne Noyes Saini

Bio: Anne Noyes Saini, Food Editor, produces WNYC's The Sporkful food podcast and is co-creator of the MOTHER podcast. She covers food culture, immigration, women, and the elderly in New York City — especially in Queens, where she lives. She has contributed to NPR The Salt, The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, Narratively, Serious Eats, VICE, Feet in 2 Worlds, Real Cheap Eats and City Limits magazine.


King of Coxinha: The Underbelly of an Artisanal Brazilian Snack

Posted on: 23 Nov 2015

A documentary film explores the hard work of making a hand-crafted specialty food.

A Mexi-Jewish, Trini-Filipino Birthday Feast in Queens

Posted on: 09 Sep 2014

Two families raising their daughters to be adventurous eaters.

Maria Cano and Auria Abraham: Creating a Legacy for the Next Generation

Posted on: 08 Sep 2014

Part of a series of conversations between women food professionals of different generations.

Rawia Bishara and Ousila Rafai: Serving Up a Labor of Love

Posted on: 05 Sep 2014

A veteran restauranteur in conversation with a young food entrepreneur.

Beatrice Ughi and Eileen Formanes: Passion for Food Becomes a Profession

Posted on: 03 Sep 2014

A conversation between women food entrepreneurs from different generations.

For This Indian-Japanese Family, World Food Is Their Oyster

Posted on: 02 Sep 2014

Part of our series on culture-crossing kitchens.

Mei Chau and Ah La Ko-Oh: The Accidental Chefs

Posted on: 27 Aug 2014

The second in our series of recorded conversations between immigrant women food entrepreneurs.

Zarela Martinez and Kavitha Rathi: Redefining Regional Cuisine

Posted on: 25 Aug 2014

What happens when you bring together women food entrepreneurs from different generations and different ethnic backgrounds to talk about food, business, and flavor? Feet in 2 Worlds wanted to find out, so we paired five veteran New York City restaurateurs and food sellers with their younger counterparts, who sell edible goods at street fairs and […]

Yankee-Chinese Comfort Food in Harlem

Posted on: 25 Aug 2014

When Chinese food meats New England fare in the kitchen, the results are delicious