Mayukh Sen is a James Beard Award-winning food writer based in New York. He is an Adjunct Professor at the New York University Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, where he teaches food writing. He is currently working on his first book, to be published by W.W. Norton & Company, on the immigrant women who have shaped food in America.
The canon of food cinema feels rigid and inflexible, as if in dire need of a rewrite. Our greatest food films may be in hiding.