Nine Black-owned independent restaurants across Colorado received $2,000 grants for a gift card campaign to drive repeat business in response to COVID-19 challenges. LET’S SUPPORT THIS BUSINESSES! From a Colorado Restaurant Association statement released on April 13, 2021. Denver, CO – The Colorado Restaurant Association (CRA), Colorado Restaurant Foundation (CRF), and Planterra Foods are pleased […]
I’m proud to partner with Savory Spice on a collection of regional African American barbecue seasonings to coincide with my book, Black Smoke: African Americans and the United States of Barbecue. This spice set contains five staples in African American barbecue history: Black Smoke Seasoning Beaumont BBQ Rub Tsire West African Spice Jamaican Jerk Seasoning […]
As I prepare to do author talks for my forthcoming book, Black Smoke, I recently asked my social media followers to come up with food-related “hype names” for me. I asked them to channel a ring announcer’s vibe. Here’s the list, including the good and the terrible: Adam of Ribs Ayatollah of Pork and Smokah […]
Check out my virtual cooking demonstration with Colorado Governor Jared Polis — complete with southern-style greens, smoked turkey and my take on a Thanksgiving sandwich!