The Roma are an incredibly diverse group of people found mostly in Eastern and Central Europe, Most people in communities where Roma populations are prevalent have preconceived notions about Roma culture and look down on this highly-persecuted group of people. Gastrodiplomacy can be a perfect way for people to have a more positive, human experience interacting with the Roma.
The diplomatic relationship between the United States and Russia is constantly changing, and food diplomacy is no exception. One day we have a successful agricultural trade agreement with the largest country in the world, and the next we are imposing harsh sanctions on them to assert our dominance in international politics. In this article, I highlight Russia’s views on genetically modified organisms, fast food, and maintaining a culinary culture in America.