Discover from bestselling author and food critic Ruth Reichl how the changing language of food speaks volumes about us. You can enter history at almost any point and find out what society was like simply by listening to people talking about what they’re eating.

“One of the nation’s most influential figures in the food world”—The Seattle Times. 

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The Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Celebrity Lectures are funded by the Carl and Ruth Shapiro Family Foundation.