In May 2017, a controversy emerged surrounding Kook’s Burritos – a Portland, Oregon, pop-up burrito shop run by Liz “LC” Connelly and Kali Wilgus. In a feature article published in the local ...
After being featured in a Portland-based magazine, word that the two women had "stolen" their recipes from Mexico spread like wildfire, causing Kooks Burritos to shutter amid the controversy. In the ...
What happened: WW reviewed a weekend breakfast burrito pop-up in Buckman called Kooks Burritos. The two women who started Kooks Burritos, Liz Connelly and Kali Wilgus, described their inspiration for ...
A NOTE FROM THE EDITOR (5/31/17) Dear readers: Due to new information that has recently come to light, we have taken down our blog post, “This Week in Appropriation: Kooks Burritos and Willamette Week ...
Just one week after Kooks Burritos in Portland, Ore., was featured in a profile for local publication Willamette Week, the pop-up Mexican food cart has closed down amid accusations that they ripped ...
Last month, Portland's Willamette Week ran a 450-word food story about two young women and their new burrito cart — and then all hell broke loose. The saga of Kooks Burritos, as far as I can tell, ...
Two white women have been forced to close their pop-up burrito shop after they were accused of cultural appropriation. Kali Wilgus and Liz 'LC' Connelly opened Kooks Burritos in Portland, Oregon, ...
Just one week after Kooks Burritos in Portland, Ore., was featured in a profile for local publication Willamette Week, the pop-up Mexican food cart has closed down amid accusations that they ripped ...
Once upon a time, two women from Portland, OR went on a road trip to Puerto Nuevo, Mexico. While there, they gorged themselves on the small village’s famous lobster burritos wrapped in handmade flour ...
A Portland burrito eatery has shut down after the two white women who ran it were criticized for making food from a culture that wasn’t theirs. The controversy began after the Willamette Week ...
During an impromptu Christmastime road trip last year to Puerto Nuevo, Mexico, Kali Wilgus and Liz "LC" Connelly lost their minds over tortillas. "In Puerto Nuevo, you can eat $5 lobster on the beach, ...
If you thought the conversation about cultural appropriation in food was over after you were told how to correctly eat a bowl of pho, just look to the owners of the now-shuttered Kooks Burritos in ...