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Micropolis Live: Eat With Your Hands

'Micropolis'

Originally Aired: Wednesday April 15, 2015

Forget the forks, knives, spoons and sporks. On April 14, Micropolis reporter Arun Venugopal kicked off his live series on food, culture and race by showing us – with the help of his guests – how Indian food is meant to be eaten.

We dug into the distinct pleasures of utensil-free dining, exploring why so many people are uncomfortable eating with their hand in public – and what they’ve been missing. The discussion brought together guests Jeff Orlick, “Queens Qustodian” and organizer of the Momo Tour and Viva La Comida; Helen Hollyman, editor-in-chief of VICE’s “Munchies”; Himanshu Suri (aka HEEMS), whose new album is Eat Pray Thug; and world authority on Indian food, Madhur Jaffrey.

Watch an excerpt from the show, and check out on-demand video of the entire conversation below:

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