Monthly Archives: November 2017

Black Vegans Step Out, for Their Health and Other Causes

By KIM SEVERSON November 28, 2017 Aph Ko got tired of hearing that eating vegan was something only white people did. So in 2015, she created a list of 100 black vegans for a website. It included pioneering figures like Dick Gregory … Continue reading

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Chef Reem Assil Combines ‘California Hippie’ With Palestinian Cuisine

A mere five months ago in Oakland, Reem Assil opened Reem’s, a small Arab bakery that’s an extension of her farmer’s-market stand, specializing in mana’eesh (griddled flatbread). Quickly, it made a lot of noise on a national level, becoming a … Continue reading

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Marcus Samuelsson Is Opening a Neighborhood Hangout in Newark

Las Vegas, San Francisco … Newark? The New Jersey city is not the first place you’d expect one of New York’s most recognized chefs to eye for expansion. But it’s exactly where chef and perpetual Harlem booster Marcus Samuelsson will … Continue reading

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