When Kids Carry Their Identities In Their Lunchboxes

Plenty of first-generation American kids share a very familiar experience: explaining the food in their lunchboxes as their classmates unwrap their sandwiches. Jaya Saxena is a staff writer at Eater, and she joins host Krys Boyd to talk about what it’s like to feel like an outsider simply because of what your well-meaning parents packed you for lunch. Her article is headlined “The Limits of the Lunchbox Moment.”

(This show originally aired on March 3, 2021.)