Babson College Professor of History and Foodways Frederick Douglass Opie has been taking a look at the 2012 Race to the White House through the lens of food. With the Republican National Convention in Florida this week, we are talking about what retail politics are like in the swing states. Today we turn to the Cuban American vote in Florida.
How to Make Cuban Coffee: [watch 1min 38 sec] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2CQVzWfB_Ok
Comedian Ralphie Way on Cuban Coffee in South Florida: [watch 3 min 18 sec] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDcQoUHVukw
Coffee in the Cuban Diaspora: http://www.npr.org/2011/06/14/137152633/cuban-coffee-brand-may-pour-into-mainstream [Listen]
Coffee in Cuba Today: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=130700949 [Listen]