We looked inside some of the tweets by @CiaoSamin and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
As someone who lives in Georgia, I can hardly even fathom Georgians being upset about this. There's certainly been no outcry on Georgian social media. This is purely projecting your own values in a self-aggrandizing manner.
As someone whose life, family, and culture have been directly affected by colonial thinking and action, I do project my anticolonial values into my worldview. Glad you caught that. Also, psssst, I'm not white.
“Undiscovered” by whom? Pretty sure everyone in Georgia has been familiar with their own food for 1000s of years. And anyone else curious enough to visit and learn. So then, “undiscovered” implies that The Great West has not yet assigned value to this food? 🤦🏽♀️ Language matters.
Tunde Wey has used his evolving platform as a New Orleans-based chef to make food a tool for provocation and social transformation http://mag.time.com/PCfUUlV
Woweee I had the pleasure of writing about the beautifully complex work and mind of Tunde Wey for the @TIME list of Next Generation Leaders. Lots of US-based food folks are familiar with Tunde, with this global package, may the world know too
Call me when you make a perfect tahdig on camera alongside your immigrant mother without taking the production into overtime. I’m telling you guys, Iranian food shade is the most vicious shade.
I’ve been working on this one since December, and couldn’t be prouder to announce that I’ve put together a collection of my ten essential Persian recipes for @nytfood. I hope it… https://www.instagram.com/ciaosamin/p/BxdJJm7n8VX/?utm_source=ig_twitter_share&igshid=1iv2vf6xi04i4 …
A huge team of people helped pull this off, and I’ll be thanking them shortly, but in the meantime, what a day to be publishing my ten essential Persian recipes! I’m so proud of this one. Thanks, @nytcooking!