First We Feast's
Hungry For More
September 21, 2022
The Movement to Save New York's Chinatown
From roasted duck noodle soup to steamed rice rolls and weekend dim sum, Chinatown is home to unbeatable comfort food by small mom-and-pops built by generations of hard-working immigrant families. But between the pandemic, a sharp rise in AAPI hate crimes, and plans for a new high rise mega jail pushing small businesses out of their neighborhood - New York’s Chinatown has been a battleground of gentrification, racism, and classism. In this episode of Hungry For More, we highlight the people and organizations fighting to preserve the mom-and-pop shops that have made New York's Chinatown so special.
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