The Ethnic Section at Bi-Lo Constitutes the Same Percentage of the Store as the Ethnic Section at Publix—and Kroger, and Safeway, and Giant…
Andy Crouch’s Culture-Making reminds us that we are all culturally located, whether we realize it or not:
In many American supermarkets you can still find an “ethnic food” aisle—as if only some kinds of food participate in a particular cultural tradition. Nonsense—all food is “ethnic.” (p. 41)
Crouch’s book has offered many similar insights in its first 100 pages, though I’ll withhold further analysis until I can read the whole thing.