Culture is expressed in both what and how we eat: from ingredients to cooking method to the way it is served and how mealtimes are arranged. Most of us, whether we realize it or not express our culture everyday by what we prepare.
I would either end up 300 pounds or I'd beat it, but I couldn't continue to live with this monkey on my back. In 1974 I opened a natural foods restaurant in Greenwich Village. It was the best thing I ever did.