Soul Food

This Atlanta Fried Chicken Is Served with a Side of History

The kitchen door swings to and fro as endless plates of fried chicken breeze through the restaurant, releasing a sizzle and wafts of buttery spice. A tinkling of jazz mingles with the low hum of chatter...


by MelMM 5 days ago

Use this post to report on recipes made from AFRO-VEGAN, by Bryant Terry. To report on a recipe, put the recipe title in ALL CAPS. Include the page number if you have it. If you are the first to re...


BRYANT TERRY MONTH: Vegan Soul Kitchen

by MelMM 5 days ago

Use this post to report on recipes made from VEGAN SOUL KITCHEN, by Bryant Terry. To report on a recipe, put the recipe title in ALL CAPS. Include the page number if you have it. If you are the fir...

July 2020 COTM: Announcement

by MelMM 12 days ago

It was close and right down to the wire! Our July selection will be BRYANT TERRY MONTH, and will comprise the following books: Vegetable Kingdom: The Abundant World of Vegan Recipes (2020) Afr...

Table Talk with Black Food Historian Toni Tipton-Martin

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 18 days ago

It would take more time than we’ve got to list all of Toni Tipton-Martin’s accomplishments as a food writer, organizer, educator, and historian. We’ll just say that she’s one of the most studied an...

Michelle's Soul Food Kitchen | Seaside - Monterey Peninsula

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Michelle's Soul Food Kitchen is a pop-up operating out of the Retired Men's Social Club (RMSC) in Seaside. http://www.montereycountyweekly.com/news/831_tales/the-retired-men-s-social-club-offers-an...

BBQ Road Trip

by delight64 9 months ago

Howdy Hounds I am taking my 18yo son on a BBQ road trip of the Deep South ( Austin, Memphis, various smaller cities in Mississippi and ending up in NOLA ) As we are from Melbourne Australia ...

Black-owned Restaurants in the SF Bay Area, Philly, Los Angeles & NYC

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

This evening I've spent a few hours on my social media feeds following the pain and the protests raging across our country. This tweet from Ijeoma Oluo struck a chord, "White people: whatever o...

Soul Food Sunday @ Deja Blue | Seaside - Monterey Peninsula

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 21 days ago

Deja Blue is a new jazz and blues club, bar and restaurant in Seaside. It opened in February . . . then the Covid-19 pandemic hit. I dropped in last weekend. One of the owners told me they'd been a...

Sweetpea, Soul Food near Howard U. - Report

by Steve 1 year ago

Open all of eight months, Sweetpea is a tiny spot on Georgia Ave. with some slim counters and stools for eat-in. Worth the cramped conditions. I got the smothered chicken (ordered white meat) w...

Soul food or other local in downtown Montgomery Al?

by curioussheridan 1 year ago

On a civil rights tour we will be stopping in downtown Montgomery for the night. We like good food with definite flavors. Any ideas?

Soul Bowlz Food Truck

Civil Bear
by Civil Bear 11 months ago

Visited Soul Bowlz Food Truck this week, located at the short-lived BOUG Creole Deli location on Third Street in the Bayview. The menu may be short, but includes several soul-food standards. I j...

Support Black-owned Restaurants Week, Aug 26 - Sept 1

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

Meg Cotner's blog alerted me to the upcoming 6th annual Support Black-owned Restaurants Week for the Portland area. http://bridgetownbites.com/2019/08/13/support-black-owned-restaurants-week-is-ba...

Tribute to Zephyr Wright, White House Chef for LBJ's Administration

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . Zephyr Wright’s legacy is among the longest-lasting in the White House Kitchen. Unlike Verdon, Wright’s debut didn’t make the front page of the New York Times. Julia Child never mentioned W...

Looking for andouille sausage

by walkie74 1 year ago

Hey folks! I want to make a gumbo, but I'd like to use andouille sausage as opposed to a substitute. Where can I find it in the Bay Area?

Pine State Biscuits on Schuyler | Eliot - NE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Our excursion for Saturday morning was a visit to the year-round farmers market at Portland State University. Our chowpal suggested that we first swing by the nearby branch of Pine State Biscuits t...

Gonna have 3 days in Little Rock

by cajungwailo 2 years ago

Looking for very specific recs, please. Old timey. Soul food. Cafeterias. Meat and 3. Longer they've been in business, the better. Places tourists would never go. Late nite. Non-traditional re...

"The Life-Affirming Blackness of Southern Cakes and Pies"

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

" . . . Adrian reminded me of the church tradition of baking cookbooks filled with heirloom recipes that the women of nearly every Baptist church would circulate. These books were sold as part of f...

What if Chipotle served soul food!

by soulbowlmn 2 years ago

Soul bowl has reimagined soul food for the future.

Found some good food!!

by PrimeAiry 2 years ago

I really enjoyed myself at The Black Rooster on Mt Prospect Ave in North Newark. If ur in the area I recommend giving them a visit!