When I was speaking about this the response from my friend Minh was a disappointed “White man advises fellow white men on entry level supermarket snacks.”
So here it is.
Throughout my life there have been a few experiences where I’ve just thought, “Damn, I’m very white”. Now that’s not to say that there’s anything wrong with that, there are some situations where you can feel a little out of place. Preparing for this digital artefact was one of those times.
It was after work on a Monday night, the city was bustling; suits on their way home, others doing their shopping. I was making my way downtown, walking fast, faces passed en route to Citi Super, the Asian grocers at Town Hall. I go there often, so it’s not an unfamiliar place but that doesn’t stop it from being somewhat intimidating. I didn’t grow up with much of the…
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