A new “clean” American Chinese restaurant in Greenwich Village became a lightning rod for controversy this week after people decried its white owners’ marketing strategy as racist and culturally appropriative. Nutritionist Arielle Haspel opened Lucky Lee’s for lunch on Monday, initially positioning her dishes as alternatives to the “oily,” “salty” cuisine that, as she put it in a now-deleted Instagram post, makes people “feel bloated and icky the next day.” [ more › ]
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