Meal program bridges cultural divisions, one plate at a time

PHILADELPHIA --- On the menu, the flavor profiles seemed incongruous: Chinese dumplings, Italian-style roast pork, and a Mexican chicken dish featuring an edible weed. But when dinner was served, the guests seated and plates bearing foods of three different cultures shared, it all made sense. The meal was part of "Breaking Bread; Breaking Barriers," a yearlong program that brings people of different backgrounds together for a meal featuring their cultural favorites, bridging differences one plate at a time. "People cooking and eating together happens every day, but it doesn't often happen across our social boundaries," said Anuj Gupta, general manager of Reading Terminal Mar...Keep on reading: Meal program bridges cultural divisions, one plate at a time

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