Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Liana Aghajanian

Liana Aghajanian is a journalist whose work has been published in the New York Times, BBC, Newsweek and The Guardian, among others. She participated as a food interpreter at the 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Her project Dining in Diaspora traces the culinary legacy of Armenians in America.

Food and Longing in the Armenian Diaspora

Armenians both borrowed from and contributed to the culinary lexicons of the regions they inhabit