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Six new food and retail stalls open this summer in an expanded portion of the central food hall at Ponce City Market, including from Vietnamese restaurant Vietvana and rotisserie chicken from Chai Pani and Botiwalla chef Meherwan Irani.

The expansion adds another 5,000 square feet to the first floor of the central food hall. Last year, Ponce City Market owner Jamestown announced a 500,000-square-foot expansion of the property with the addition of a 400-unit tower and 100,000-square-foot building featuring office, retail, and new restaurant stalls in the food hall, which could also include a location of billion-dollar salad chain Sweetgreen.

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Tieghan Gerard, the creator of the popular food blog Half Baked Harvest, found herself in hot water after posting a “quick” noodle recipe that she incorrectly called “pho.”

The popular recipe creator shared a noodle soup recipe to her blog titled “Weeknight ginger pho ga (Vietnamese chicken soup)” in February. The recipe, as many pointed out, was not really pho — instead, it was more of a quick noodle dish with caramelized chicken and a “sweet, spicy, tangy sesame chile sauce.”

Immediately, Gerard’s fans began to criticize the inappropriate title on Instagram. Some commenters explained that pho shouldn’t be

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Tieghan Gerard of Half Baked Harvest has since changed the recipe name, but Vietnamese Americans don’t believe she’s internalized why the appropriation was hurtful.

Posted on February 22, 2021, at 8:15 p.m. ET

Asian Americans and other fans of Tieghan Gerard and her massively popular Half Baked Harvest food blog are asking her to engage more thoughtfully with critics about her “Vietnamese inspired noodle soup” recipe, which she first called pho.

Gerard has since changed the name of the recipe, but some Vietnamese Americans feel it’s not enough. They believe she, and so many other

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