I’m a longtime fan of stories by Jaweed Kaleem.
Five years ago, when he served as senior religion writer for the Huffington Post, I interviewed him about reporting inside Pakistan.
More recently, I praised his coverage of post-Trump Muslims for the Los Angeles Times, where he’s the national race and justice correspondent.
Now, I want to call attention to Kaleem’s fantastic feature on a topic you might never have thought of — I know I hadn’t until reading his piece.
Personally, I had a fine time last year tagging along with a disaster relief truck driver on a trip from Nashville, Tenn., to Panama City, Fla., after Hurricane Michael.
On my trip, the menu included Beanie Weenies and Vienna sausages.
It certainly sounds like the food on Kaleem’s cross-country journey for the Times was more exotic: