The same supermarkets and restaurants that offered more food choices also homogenized. Supermarket chains consolidated within the United States and across borders so that shoppers and restaurant patrons in the suburbs of Shanghai and San Francisco could get the same foods from the same chains. For the first time these suburbs were at the nexus of globalization, embodying the sameness of strip malls and prefabricated housing stock, but also hosting the new immigration and its cultural diversity.The same supermarkets and restaurants that offered more food choices also homogenized.
|Title||:||Sameness in Diversity: Food Culture and Globalization in the San Francisco Bay Area and America, 1965--2005|
|Author||:||Laresh Krishna Jayasanker|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|