Since people like Sean Brock, "who has become a powerful evangelist for Southern ingredients," have saturated co-opting poor black people's food, what's left in local appropriation besides doing the same with whites'?
Next up: haute Newfie!
Native American food wasn't interesting enough in coastal cities to became more than a short eighties fad, I think. Last week friends who'd gone on a Pacific Northwest ocean cruise told me that one of the dining options was Indian. Turns out they'd meant what was homey food for tourists from India.