Elisabeth Sherman

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Elisabeth Sherman is the food and drink editor at Matador Network. She lives in New Jersey.


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Instagram Makes Parents Feel More Clueless Than We Really Are

All these self-styled experts online drown out the intuitive voice of the parent and sow doubt in every decision that they make.

Nov 09, 2022
Cover Photo: Photograph and label by Kaki Tiga
A Search for the Secret Sauce I Hoped Would Connect Me to My Heritage

I sought a cherished symbol from my own childhood, not a standardized emblem of all Indonesian culture, which I can’t and shouldn’t pretend is all mine to take.

Feb 07, 2019
Cover Photo: Caff Williams/flickr
Am I Asian Enough?

Erasing my dark under-eye circles won’t change the fact of my Indonesian heritage.

Apr 18, 2017
Cover Photo: photo by monica y garza/flickr
Why I Never “Fixed” My Teeth

I was offered the chance to erase the most visible sign of my poverty.

Nov 14, 2016