In the afternoon, quiet moments can be found amidst a neighbourhood's usual hustle. Lifestyle photographer Maria Midoes headed to Manhattan's Chinatown to capture the in-between moments of this vibrant, iconic, bustling community.


For nearly a decade, I have lived far, far away from my family. But in my own academic writings about food, I consciously avoid evoking or examining the role of nostalgia, a theme I find rather cliche in my research.