14 Oct '11, 12pm

The unmasking of a school lunch hero: Mrs. Q speaks

The unmasking of a school lunch hero: Mrs. Q speaks

Sarah Wu, aka Mrs. Q. Photo: Jill Brazel Some of you may already know of Mrs. Q, the teacher who blogged anonymously about her adventures eating lunch in the cafeteria of the public school where she worked every day in 2010. Her daily posts included pictures of each day's meal (pizza, chicken nuggets, pasta with meat sauce, etc.) and brief descriptions of how they tasted and made her feel. This simple formula gained Mrs. Q a huge following of teachers, parents, students, and citizens interested in changing the food system (improving school lunch, many reformers say, could be a step toward combating childhood obesity). Now that her book, Fed Up with Lunch , has been released, the world can finally know Mrs. Q. as Sarah Wu, a speech pathologist working in Chicago Public Schools (CPS) whose first career, in a weirdly ironic twist, was at Kraft Foods ("I knew that it was not r...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/school-lunches/2011-10-14-the-unmask...

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