Category: “What’s Your Normal?” Essays

Stories from APALA members on insights into their identities and what is “normal” for them.

Asian-Latino Identity and Cultural Exploration through Travel…and Food by Cynthia Mari Orozco

My earliest memory of something being both Asian and Latino and cool was when Kogi BBQ hit the L.A. food scene with its Korean taco truck in 2008. For those unfamiliar with Kogi, their short rib taco is where it’s at—“two crisply griddled homemade corn tortillas, double-caramelized Korean barbecue, salsa roja, cilantro-onion-lime relish and a Read More …