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003: Global Food Customs, With Kate Kordsmeier

003: Global Food Customs, With Kate Kordsmeier


Michelle Khouri has a lively discussion with international food writer Kate Kordsmeier about food customs throughout the world. But first, Michelle opens up about her addiction to butter coffee, which has her feeling extra inspired and energized. And, yes, that’s butter coffee…as in butter in your coffee. Michelle and Kate then dig into religious food rituals, global food norms and the table etiquette of different cultures.

About Kate Kordsmeier

Kate Parham Kordsmeier is an Atlanta-based freelance food and travel writer and recipe developer for more than 100 publications. She is also the former Atlanta Editor for, the author of the cookbook Atlanta Chef’s Table: Extraordinary Recipes from the Big Peach and the founder of Root + Revel, a food and wellness site devoted to natural living.

After stints in Los Angeles, Italy, Dallas and Washington D.C., Kate returned to her hometown of Atlanta, where she continues to report on food and wine (spanning restaurants to nutrition), travel, culture, health, wellness and other lifestyle topics.





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