Category Archives: Soul Food Scholar

That Time I (Virtually) Cooked with Colorado Governor Jared Polis . . . .

I had great time doing a virtual cooking demonstration with Colorado Governor Jared Polis. We made southern-style greens with smoked turkey, and something I call the “Leftover Thanksgiving Dinner Slider.” It’s inspired by a sandwich I once had at the …
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Check out my fried chicken 🍗 article for BBC Travel!

Here’s an article that I wrote about fried chicken for BBC Travel. Hope you enjoy it!

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Catch the replay of my AJC Book Festival Virtual Appearance

If you missed the discussion of The President’s Kitchen Cabinet and Black Smoke, here’s how you may access the replay here. Here are some tips about Crowdcast from our help page to help you, and anyone you share the link …
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Great Places in the Denver Area to Celebrate “National Fried Chicken Day.”

Here’s my list of places where I think you’ll enjoy celebrating “National Fried Chicken Day,” also known as July 6th. I arrange these in categories that I hope you find helpful. Please note, I’m focused on bone-in chicken, not sandwiches. …
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Here’s my BBC World News Interview!

In case you missed it, I was on BBC World News TV on Monday, June 22, 2020. Here’s a link to the clip:

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ICYMI: I was on PBS’s “Somewhere South” with Chef Vivian Howard!

In case you missed it. I made a guest appearance on the barbecue episode of Somewhere South with Chef Vivian Howard! It was a lot of fun to hang with Chef Howard and find out more about North Carolina barbecue. …
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Catching me talking about African American barbecue cooks on Denver’s Channel 7.

Thanks to Micah Smith for interviewing me for this Black History Month segment on Denver’s Channel 7!    

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Coming in 2020–Soulful Beverage Coasters!

I met artist Susan Schroeder last summer at the 2019 Slow Food Nations conference held in Denver, Colorado.   In a great bit of marketing, she gave me a free 4-pack of beverage coasters that she had designed. I instantly …
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The Soul Food Scholar on the “Chef or Death” Podcast!

  Please check out my podcast interview with Chef Eric Chiappetta on Episode #107 of the “Chef or Death” Podcast.

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Soul Food Advisory: Chef D’s in Aurora, Colorado

I picked my dad up at the airport, and on the way home he said that he was hungry. Thanks to Colorado State Senator Rhonda Fields’ Facebook post, I knew about a new soul food place on our route: Chef …
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