Category Archives: Cooking and Cookbooks

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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Q&A: From Cuisine to Apps, Marcus Samuelsson Is Dedicated to Diversity

The chef wants his Red Rooster restaurants in New York and London to be expressions of black culture, and he celebrates Harlem history in a new tour app. Via: NYT Dining and Wine http://rss.nytimes.com/services/xml/rss/nyt/DiningandWine.xml http://www.nytimes.com/pages/dining/index.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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Martha’s Vineyard Has a Nourishing Magic for Black Americans

By NICOLE TAYLOR August 22, 2017 OAK BLUFFS, Mass. — “Please return to your vehicles,” the ferry attendant announced over the intercom. “We are approaching the terminal.” I dusted off powdered doughnut residue and left the circular snack bar as the boat … Continue reading

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Hot Links and Red Drinks: The Rich Food Tradition of Juneteenth

By NICOLE TAYLOR June 13, 2017 L. Kasimu Harris, a writer, artist and Louisiana native, recalled the booth his mother and father ran in Congo Square in New Orleans at a Juneteenth festival, where customers ordered crispy catfish from a handwritten poster … Continue reading

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