What is soul? Soul is a joint wrapped in toilet paper, that’s what I learned from Funkadelic on their self-title long player from 1970. That records so good I bought two copies. Continue Reading
Adrian Miller, James Beard award winning author, and winner of the Ruth Fertel Keeper of the Flame award is the subject of Joe York’s latest short film: Table of Ideas.
Mr Miller spoke last week at a Dillard University-sponsored round table held at Zeitgeist in Central City, New Orleans.
Chef Todd Richards, Kyndra Joi, author of “Who Dem Gullah ask Princess Anyika” and rocket scientist Howard Conyers also appeared at the event. Sno-ball authority Megan Braden-Perry was a no show.
Zella Palmer screened her debut documentary: “The Story of New Orleans Creole Cooking: The Black Hand in the Pot” to wild applause.
We were so inspired that we ran by our local meat market We-Serv the next day and scored a family pack of pork neckbones to throw on our backyard smoker.
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“We’ve all got those ‘passionate moments’ in our family’s lives, when maybe a teenager wants to tell his family he’s gay, or someone needs to tell the family they have cancer,”
Ryal Thomas will be serving hog maws, cheeseburgers, and community building at his new restaurant Squiggly Giggly in Charlottesville. Continue Reading
Mildred “Mama Dip” Council has passed away at the age of 89. The legendary North Carolina soul food cook, and restaurant owner sat down with Professor Florence Soltys in 2003 for this 30 minute interview. RIP Mama.
There is a new vegan “soul food” restaurant in New Orleans. We’re certain the vegans have plenty fine food but we’d happily kick the pins out from underneath somebody that tried to feed us vegan gumbo or jambalaya. Continue Reading
We’re moving to Puerto Rico. Continue Reading
“The recipes are incredible, really deep dive on South Carolina cooking before the war, very sophisticated combinations of ingredients like hog chow and turnip greens, pigtails and butter beans, 12 different permutations of sweet potato confections.” Matt Lee Continue Reading