Category Archives: Soul Food Scholar

The Soul Food Phenomenon in Vietnam

Earlier this week, Ken Burns and Lynn Novick debuted their ten-part documentary The Vietnam War. A documentary of such magnitude couldn’t cover every single story, and here’s one that fascinates me: the presence of soul food restaurants in southeast Asia during the Vietnam War era.
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Soul Food Pop-up Dinner for The Biennial of the Americas

Last night, I hosted a pop up dinner in order to raise funds to do some food programming at the upcoming 2017 Biennial of the Americas. This year’s focus is the African experience in the America which inspired the theme …
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Today is Juneteenth!

  “Juneteenth” commemorates the day when U.S. federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas on June 19, 1865, and spread news that African Americans were no longer enslaved thanks to the Emancipation Proclamation. Chattel would legally end later that year when …
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Happy Mother’s Day!

    Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers and mother figures. Here’s a piece that I wrote last year as a tribute to my late mother, Johnetta Miller.

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NMAAHC Restaurant Roundup

  There’s been a lot of exciting reports about the Sweet Home Cafe restaurant at the newly opened National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. As a public service, I’ve collected some key articles for you …
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Anointed: New soul food and ‘cue place in Denver

Got a chance to check out a new soul food spot today in the southwest Denver area: Anointed BBQ and Soul Food, 2504 W. Hampden, Sheridan, CO 80110. This is the former location of Country Time BBQ-a place that I …
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Adrian Miller and Relish Catering & Events Bring Presidential Soul to Denver!

    ​April 18, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Adrian Miller The Soul Food Scholar Phone: (303) 917-3864 Email:  Adrian@adrianemiller.com Website: www.soulfoodscholar/catering Natalie Sears Director of Sales, Relish Catering & Events Phone: (303) 501-8958 Email: Natalie@relishcateringco.com Website: www.relishcateringco.com   Dine “Like a President” …
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The Soul Food Scholar Joins the Fresh Food Matters Initiative

I’m thrilled to work with Sub Zero and Wolf Appliances on their new “Fresh Food Matters” Initiative. As part of the initiative, we created the very cool video below. Please take a moment to watch it for yourself and share …
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The Soul Food Scholar Featured on 9News Denver!

On Friday, February 19th, 9News Denver aired a nice segment on me and my soul food work. Please check out the video here. A special thanks to TaRhonda Thomas for interviewing me! Adrian

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Happy First Year Birthday, Soul Food!

  Today, Soul Food: The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine celebrates its one year birthday! It has been quite a year since August 15, 2013. Soul Food got off to a great start by selling out its first printing . . . …
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