When Sushi Came to Colorado

On Radio Nibbles, host John Lehndorff welcomed author Gil Asakawa who has just published “Tabemasho! Let’s Eat! The Tasty History of Japanese Food in America.” They discussed the rise of ramen in Colorado, Pelican Pete’s memories and the best thing Gil has tasted lately locally: Polynesian fare.
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Also, check out Lehndorff’s comeback Nibbles column, Rx: Bread and Butter published today in Boulder Weekly. It’s about how real food, family, and friends brought him back to life after spinal fusion surgery. It’s a touching read.
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    When Sushi Came to Colorado Alexis Kenyon

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Alexis Kenyon

Alexis Kenyon is an experienced radio reporter with more than 15 years of experience creating compelling, sound-rich radio stories for news outlets across the country. Kenyon has master's degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, Graduate School of Journalism in radio broadcast and photojournalism. She has worked in KGNU's news department since 2021 as a reporter, editor, and daily news producer. In all her work, she strives to produce thought-provoking, trustworthy journalism that makes other people's stories feel personal. In addition to audio production, Kenyon runs KGNU's news internship program and oversees the department's digital engagement.
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