Todd Kliman

Todd Kliman is the author of The Wild Vine, and a James Beard Award–winning food critic. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s, Lucky Peach, The Daily Beast, and other publications, and has been anthologized many times. He has just finished a book about his father.
May 13, 2015

We have come to expect and accept black and white in the workplace, on the playing field, in politics, in the military, and we congratulate ourselves on our steady march to racial harmony. But our neighborhoods and our restaurants do not look much different today than they did fifty years ago. That Kingly vision of sitting down at the same table together and breaking bread is as smudgy as it’s ever been.