16 Black Chefs Changing Food in America | The New York Times

John Eligon, Julia Moskin, The New York Times When Ashleigh Shanti, 29, journeyed across the country on a six-month sabbatical last year, she decided that her next step as a chef needed to fulfill a critical desire: cooking food that celebrated her heritage as a black woman from the South and rebuffed assumptions about what […]

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A local’s guide to Baltimore | The Washington Post

By Lisa Snowden-McCray + Photos by Andrew Mangum, The Washington Post People from Baltimore can be cagey about the way outsiders see their city. That’s the kind of thing that happens when you live in close proximity to your more moneyed, fancier cousin, Washington, D.C., or when you’re faced with the real tragedy of crime […]

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23 Black Chefs You Should Know About | Shoppe Black

Facebook0Twitter0MailShoppe Black , Shoppe Black Although the number of Black chefs is increasing, there’s still plenty of progress to be made in terms of representation in the culinary industry. We’d like to take a moment to shout out some chefs who are doing their thing nationally and internationally, paving the way for the next generation […]

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Meet the Bakers Who Are Changing Their Communities for the Better—One Slice at a Time | Food & Wine Pies are more than just dessert: They are an exercise in evenhandedness, meant by design to be sliced and shared with loved ones.

Pies are more than just dessert: They are an exercise in evenhandedness, meant by design to be sliced and shared with loved ones.

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A Loving Tribute to a True Southern Food Legend | Southern Living "Her cookbooks mentored me quietly, passionately. I am not certain which I relished more: her recipes for delicious country cooking or her storytelling."

“Her cookbooks mentored me quietly, passionately. I am not certain which I relished more: her recipes for delicious country cooking or her storytelling.”

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These Were the First Cookbooks Published By Black People in America | Smithsonian Magazine These cookbooks and domestic guides offer historians a window into the experiences and tastes of black Americans in the 1800s

These cookbooks and domestic guides offer historians a window into the experiences and tastes of black Americans in the 1800s

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What Happens When Marcus Samuelsson Takes Harlem to London? | The New York Times Having already established restaurants in Bermuda and in Sweden, Mr. Samuelsson opened the eponymous Marcus late last year at MGM National Harbor, a casino in Maryland outside Washington, D.C., and anticipation is high for Marcus B & P set to open any day now in downtown Newark.

Having already established restaurants in Bermuda and in Sweden, Mr. Samuelsson opened the eponymous Marcus late last year at MGM National Harbor, a casino in Maryland outside Washington, D.C., and anticipation is high for Marcus B & P set to open any day now in downtown Newark.

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Marcus Samuelsson on Why He’s Finally Releasing a Red Rooster Cookbook and What Makes Harlem Great

Chef Marcus Samuelsson’s restaurant, Red Rooster, is a Harlem staple. Ranked as a favorite culinary destination of New Yorkers (see for yourself on Yelp with the restaurant’s diverse 5-star reviews) and Washingtonians—both famous (President Obama) and not so famous (this writer)—Red Rooster is pretty much a crowd favorite of diners across the United States.

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