Monthly Archives: October 2013

Culinary Luminaries: Edna Lewis | The Inquisitive Eater

http://inquisitiveeater.com/2013/10/31/culinanry-luminaries-edna-lewis/ Panel at the New School on the life and legacy of the South’s Julia Child, Mrs. Edna Lewis. Hanging out with the great Judith Jones!

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The new faces of soul food | StarNewsOnline.com

A look at the new faces of soul food and what those figureheads are saying. Nice shout out to @koshersoul and @foodculturalist 🙂 Continue reading

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Fried Chicken and Beyond: Heritage Radio Network Broadcast w\Linda Polaccio

http://www.heritageradionetwork.com/episodes/4932-A-Taste-of-the-Past-Fried-Chicken-Tracing-the-African-Roots-with-Michael-Twitty Radio interview!  Listen in!

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Southern Food: According to Solomon Northup

IF YOU HAVE NOT SEEN 12 YEARS A SLAVE—SEE IT TODAY…  (My essay on WHY you should see it–and WHY young people 14 and above should see it..tomorrow along with a piece by my friend Tonya Hopkins (@thefoodgriot on  Twitter) … Continue reading

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So…what was on that table?????: Follow Up to “Many Rivers to Cross”

So first off, if you haven’t seen it, the first episode of The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, “The Black Atlantic,” is available to watch UNTIL 10/22/2017 (okay so you have a minute but don’t delay…. LOL) I appear … Continue reading

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Tune in Tonight: Many Rivers to Cross With Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr.

I am delighted to announce tlhat I will be appearing on the first episode of The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on Tuesday, October 22, 2013.  Set your DVRs now 🙂   There will … Continue reading

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Food politics, food + culinary justice: reflecting on the work of Michael W. Twitty and Tina Johnson

Originally posted on Hey Miyuki!:
I could not ask for a better summation from my Swarthmore experience than this gem from my new friend Miyuki Baker. Isn’t it creative and gorgeous? Love this!@!!!!! Hey Miyuki! View original post

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