Tag Archives: food culture


Superstition: Die Schlusskartoffel

Main Piece:  “Here’s another quirky story and I don’t know where it came from. I knew this really old man near the Czech Republic. And I would have dinner with this person periodically and, of course, the food is really heavy, so you’ve got pork, and boiled potatoes, and things like that. And after the… Continue Reading »

Ukrainian – Reuse Of Food Storage Containers

Informant’s Background: My informant, AK, is a undergraduate student at the University of Southern California. He is a first-generation immigrant, and the child of Ukrainian and Russian parents. Context: I am a close friend of AK. I asked him if he had any folklore he could share and this was what he gave me. Performance:… Continue Reading »