Celebrity chef David Chang in his restaurant Momofuku Ko in New York, the US. Chang believes the ‘ethnic’ food aisles in supermarkets are racist. Photo: The Washington Post

Ethnic food aisles in supermarkets: racist, as celebrity chef David Chang says, or simply convenient?

  • Italian foods such as olive oil and vinegar are integrated in regular aisles, but foods of other ethnicities such as Chinese and Japanese have own sections
  • Does this stigmatise ethnic minority shoppers? Experts say not – these aisles help white shoppers who want to try international cuisines find what they need
Topic |   Food and Drinks

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Celebrity chef David Chang in his restaurant Momofuku Ko in New York, the US. Chang believes the ‘ethnic’ food aisles in supermarkets are racist. Photo: The Washington Post
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