Flavors of empire : food and the making of Thai America / Mark Padoongpatt.
"With a uniquely balanced combination of salty, sweet, sour, and spicy flavors, Thai food burst onto Los Angeles's culinary scene in the 1980s. Flavors of Empire examines the rise of Thai food and the way it shaped the racial and ethnic contours of Thai American identity and community. Ful...
Oakland, California :
University of California Press,
|Series:||American crossroads ;