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Can tweaking one table turn around a restaurant's prospects?

When comedian Hari Kondabolu isn't delivering incisive jokes about politics and identity, he's dreaming of being locked inside a magical bakery. Plus, Hari tells us why you shouldn't ask him about Indian food.

When a meat-and-potatoes white girl falls in love with an Indian vegetarian, what food will be their food? And how will their families feel about their choices?

Ahead of a new series on race, culture, and food, we're repeating "Other People's Food." For Artist Ashok Kondabolu and comedian Michelle Buteau, cultural appropriation and assimilation are personal.

Artist Ashok Kondabolu and comedian Michelle Buteau grew up in immigrant families, straddling food cultures. But they have different opinions on the line between assimilation and appropriation.

We cook up a Diwali feast with a Trinidadian mother and daughter and discuss straddling cultures with the Indian-American DJ who introduced a blend of hip hop and Punjabi folk music to the club scene.