Food at Home

Melody Nangle talks about food and fusion of identity Melody Nangle was born in Flushing, New York, to parents who were immigrants from Caribbean islands. She grew up in a multigenerational household, surrounded by cultural foods at home. “As a teenager, I was like, c’mon!  I just want McDonalds for a change!” But once Melody movedContinue reading “Food at Home”

Food at Home

Soo Koo talks about family, global citizenship and the creative power of food Soo Koo serves as the Deputy Director for Maryland Governor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs. Originally from South Korea, Soo came to the United States in 2010 to attend Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. She comes from a family where women cook exquisite mealsContinue reading “Food at Home”

FOOD at HOME

Talking Food, Family and Pulao with Rabia Chaudry Rabia Chaudry is an attorney, a New York Times best-selling author, documentary producer and podcaster. She is also a foodie. When I first joined the Facebook group DMV Halal Reviews, I was surprised to see rigorous critique of restaurants from someone I had only known as a passionateContinue reading “FOOD at HOME”