Category Archives: Soul Food Scholar

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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Congratulations to the Barbecue Hall of Fame’s 2019 Inductees!

From the American Royal Barbecue Hall of Fame: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     CONTACTS May 29, 2019                Will Gregory (AR) / (816) 645-6116 AMERICAN ROYAL ANNOUNCES 2019 INDUCTEES  FOR THE BARBECUE HALL OF FAME® Kansas …

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BBQ Research–East Texas Edition

Eastern Texas barbecue is a sub-regional style that truly deserves more attention. It’s an interesting blend of Creole influences and traditional Texas barbecue. It’s most distinctive elements are beef link sausage and boudin sausage (interestingly spelled “boudain” in many instances). …

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