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Winning a Michelin star in the food industry is the equivalent of winning gold at the Olympics or an Oscar at the Academy Awards and three women of color made history by winning Michelin stars within two years of each other. Chef Garima Arora is the executive chef and founder of…

http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2013/02/10/171663336/meet-the-calas-a-new-orleans-treat-that-helped-free-slaves?sc=tw&cc=share It’s Mardi Gras, and down in New Orleans, the King Cakes, beignets and other gustatory delights are flowing freely. But if you prefer your culinary temptations with a side of history, allow me to introduce you to the calas, a Creole rice fritter with a storied past. Never heard…