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Is It Cultural Appropriation or Creativity?

Why is it wrong to “borrow” from a different culture?

Photo by The Creative Exchange on Unsplash

Top Chef alum, Stephanie Izard, was recently criticized for a recipe she created. It was inspired by combining flavors from a traditional Korean bibimbap dish and a Japanese rice bowl.

In an article in Chicago Eater, Korean-American chef Won Kim used cultural appropriation to attack her dish. He claimed that…

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Ilana Rabinowitz

Ilana Rabinowitz

Writing on health, and the mind-body connection. Author of Inside Therapy, an anthology about psychotherapy, and Mountains Are Mountains, about mindfulness.