International relations are being conducted via digital communication more than ever. However, one aspect of international diplomacy has remained constant for thousands of years: the ceremony and tradition of sharing food and eating together. In this episode, we will explore the role of food in international relations, or as we will call it, culinary diplomacy.
Take a look at some of our favorite articles that we came across while researching this topic:
- Don’t Drink the Mao-Tai, Washingtonian, Margaret MacMillan
- Diplomacy on the menu: How food can shape politics, BBC, Soraya Auer
- US Department of State to Launch Diplomatic Culinary Partnership, US Department of State