To be invited as a member of the press is the most amazing feeling of all. To be invited to cover the event, to tell the story, to preserve the memories, to evoke the feelings of community and togetherness, to encapsulate this wonderful experience and to put into words what so many others have said they cannot. To say this is the best food and wine festival I have attended is an understatement. The Family Reunion is a trailblazing event that raised the bar, reconceptualized and redefined the concept of a food and wine festival.
To know me is to know that Mississippi Farm Raised Catfish is one of my favorite foods on Earth. I love it fried, blackened, grilled and baked (but mostly fried). The last time I went home to Mississippi, I had a chance to visit the new “Leah’s Kitchen” inside of the Dr. Louis Armstrong International…
By the taste of their food, I can already tell that they will soon dominate the Soul Food world in the DMV.
I immediately felt welcomed and felt like a part of the More Than Java family. The cafe itself is a dream for Creatives like me.
For my main dish, I ordered the Seafood Sandwich. This sandwich is packed with everything! The base is blackened salmon, fire roasted shrimp, and lastly lobster. This is topped with a tropical salsa on coco bread. It is served with seasoned fries.
After my business event, I went to Savor Food Hall, the first Black owned food hall in Prince George’s County Maryland, and the second Black owned food hall in the United States! I was already very motivated and in a social mood since when I arrived at Savor. Just walking through the door elevated my…
As restaurant tour guru for Black Violin, I enjoy finding delicacies for Black Violin to enjoy while on the road across America on the “Impossible” tour. For their stop in Music City, USA otherwise known as Nashville, Tennessee, Bacon & Bellini delivered a taste of some of Nashville’s favorites. Before “Hot Chicken” Nashville was known…
I love sweets as much as I love the truth. Let me tell you. Sugar Vault is the truth. Their pictures make the cupcakes look so decadent and delicious.
As restaurant tour guru for Black Violin, I selected Chicago’s Home of Chicken and Waffles as the restaurant to cater dinner for Black Violin at the conclusion of their performance at Playhouse Square.
The BBQ Shrimp on a Cheesy Grits cake is wonderful. It is a full Sunday Brunch in on a spoon.