In a course taught by Sarah Portnoy, USC Dornsife students learn Spanish via the lens of L.A.’s food truck revolution – including a gastronomic tour through the Boyle Heights neighborhood of East Los Angeles.
By Susan Bell
October 24, 2012
USC Dornsife News: “A Forkful of Culture”
USC Dornsife undergraduate students ventured to myriad Latino eateries throughout Los Angeles to practice their Spanish, get a flavor of Hispanic food and culture, and learn about food-related issues in their community.
By Ambrosia Brody
June 5, 2012
Los Angeles Times: “Oktoberfest at Lucques and Cooks County, and “Planet Taco”‘
Taco talk: Food and history scholar Jeffrey Pilcher will discuss his new book, “Planet Taco: A Global History of Mexican Food” at USC on Tuesday. The discussion is part of a course titled “The Culture of Food in Hispanic Los Angeles” but is open to the general public.
By Betty Hallock
October 05, 2013
Grub Street L.A.: ‘“Planet Taco” Under Discussion at USC“
Next Tuesday, tacos will be honored with more than just a holiday, but an entire celestial sphere, as professor Jeffrey Pilcher will appear at USC for a lecture called “Planet Taco: A Global History of Mexican Food.”
October 4, 2012
By Hadley Tomicki
LA Magazine: THE GUIDE: Planet Taco
Taco lovers unite! Jeffrey Pilcher will be at USC to discuss his new book,Planet Taco: A Global History of Mexican Food. Explore the history and meaning that the beloved taco has to our national, cultural, and ethnic identity while enjoying the delectable cuisine itself.