Commentator Andrew Lam sums up a few things in his piece Eats Meets West (5/16/09). The LA Times has been running pieces on a story on the Kogi Korean BBQ taco trucks since December and the New York Time's April piece on New York's banh mi sandwich craze got people eating and talking. Korean taco trucks have been spotted and tweeted about in other urban locations such as San Francisco and New York.
What do you make of all this? Are Asians now popular? Have we hit the mainstream or just the hipster urban scene? Or is this part of the 21st century, post-ethnic, Obama-esque age? I'm curious about your thoughts!