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Home Taste Like… Multimedia Stories from our Food Journalism Workshop

A collection of stories about our food, family and culture.

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Portrait of a Sikh Activist

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Schooled by Their Mothers, These Men Carry On Family Recipes

More great stories from the hosts of About Men radio.

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Bronx Stories – Keeping Meat on the Table and Honoring Mom

For two guys who grew up in The Bronx, hearty meat dishes they learned from women in their families connect them to their immigrant roots. John O’Connell and Richard Rodriguez are both hosts for About Men Radio.

O’Connell, the youngest of four boys, makes Irish beef stew, a recipe handed down from his grandmother to his mother, and then to him. “Actually when I think about Ireland,” he says,  “I think about the potato famine. Most of the Irish dishes have potatoes. So my Irish stew is loaded with potatoes and onions.”

For O’Connell, learning how to make this dish became a test to see if he was ready to leave his childhood home to live on his own. Here is his story, produced with the help of our friends at Cowbird. It’s called “If I can make that, maybe they’ll ease off.”

*We’re sorry, but CowBird’s website is no longer active, so this story isn’t available*

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For Richard Rodriguez sitting down to a family meal is a “sacred time.” Rodriguez, whose parents came from Puerto Rico, remembers Sunday dinners at his grandparents’ house of roast pork, rice and beans. Now he cooks for his own children and has taught them how to make some dishes. His story is called “Let those spices do their job.”

*We’re sorry, but CowBird’s website is no longer active, so this story isn’t available*

Fi2W is supported by the David and Katherine Moore Family Foundation, the Ralph E. Odgen Foundation, and the Nicholas B. Ottaway Foundation.

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Men, Their Mothers, and Food

We teamed up with About Men Radio and Cowbird to bring you these audio stories.

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Fi2W Wins Top Honors Among NYC’s Ethnic and Community Media

Feet in 2 Worlds took home three Ippies Awards on Thursday night. Five Fi2W journalists received awards for stories broadcast and published in 2013.


Dreaming America: Immigrant Business Owners Tell Their Stories

Meet a few of NYC’s many immigrant businesses owners in our latest multimedia collection on Cowbird.


Homesick: Dominican Poet Francis Mateo on Washington Heights, Nostalgia, and Identity

“My American Dream is creating … as an actor, as an artist as a poet.”