Black-Owned Food Businesses: The Past, Present, and Future
During Covid-19, Black-owned businesses have been affected more than their white counterparts. Not only are they losing revenue because of the virus, but long standing issues like discriminatory lending practices and undercapitalization have made financial relief harder to come by.
The Jemima Code: Two Centuries of African-American Cookbooks
Women of African descent have contributed to America’s food culture for centuries, but their rich and varied involvement is still overshadowed by the demeaning stereotype of an illiterate “Aunt Jemima” who cooked mostly by natural instinct.
Kim Floresca of [ONE] Restaurant
Kim Floresca is co-executive chef of [ONE] Restaurant in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. [ONE] is an innovative spot that "brings the art of microgastronomy" to the South. Floresca has an impressive resume and has worked at Per Se in New York and El Bulli in Roses, Spain.