Yo, Is this Racist? is a totally enjoyable website that smartly explains why racist things are, in fact, racist—and, whoops, Pix Patisserie made the cut a few days ago:
Gwen asked: Yo, this photo is from a dessert place in Portland, Oregon advertising an event called “Dim Sum Yum Yum” where you sample a bunch of different desserts. Leaving aside the stupid name (the connection to dim sum is tenuous at best; there’s not even a cart!) this is ridiculously racist. So yes, I know the answer already, but I want the satisfaction of reading your response.
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