Asian in America
About
Asian in America is a symbolic food experience that explores the complex narrative of the Asian American identity through food and drink, VR, spoken word, and poetry. Half of the courses are presented with poetry, while the other half has been re-created in Tilt Brush and is accompanied by spoken word. All ingredients and cooking techniques have been carefully chosen to have double meanings, which the guests uncover throughout the meal.
Jenny Dorsey
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Jenny Dorsey is a professional chef and artist based in New York City. She specializes in fusing culinary arts with social concepts and emerging technology, especially AR/VR. She runs an experimental pop-up series named Wednesdays, is the cohost of the Why Food? podcast on Heritage Radio Network, and leads a culinary production studio called Studio ATAO. Her work can be found in publications such as Harper’s Bazaar, Business Insider, Thrillist, and Bustle, as well as on Food Network and Oxygen TV.